Red Canyon Campground

Zion + Bryce Canyon Area, Utah

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Red Canyon Campground


  • Red Canyon Campground's roads are nicely paved.- Red Canyon Campground
  • Typical campsite with nice views.- Red Canyon Campground
  • Pit toilets only.- Red Canyon Campground
  • Typical campsite.- Red Canyon Campground
  • Camping among the red rocks.- Red Canyon Campground
  • Red Canyon Campground.- Red Canyon Campground
  • Campsites are great for both tents and RVs.- Red Canyon Campground
  • Red Canyon Campground.- Red Canyon Campground
  • View of the red cliffs across the road from the campground.- Red Canyon Campground
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Beautiful setting. Close to trailheads.
Zion + Bryce Canyon Area, UT
Managed by: 
National Forest Service
Price per night (basic site): 
18.00 $ (15.11 €)
Frequently full
Pets allowed: 
Maximum trailer length: 
35.00 ft (10.67 m)
Year round: 
Open from: 
May 15 to October 14
Parking Pass: 
Preferable Season(s):
Summer, Spring, Fall
Reservations possible: 
Total number of sites: 
Current Local Weather:
Campground Description

Campground Description

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The small and nicely designed campground at Red Canyon can be a good alternative if the Bryce Canyon National Park campgrounds are full or if more solitude is in order. Located just a half mile from the Red Canyon Visitor Center, which is only open in the summer months, the campground offers spacious sites, including a few set up for groups of up to four vehicles. The campground also has flush and vault toilets, showers, an RV dump station and potable water.

The sites are set up along two loops east and west of the entrance road. There is some road noise, but there are also some nice views of the red cliffs and hoodoos across the road. There is a trailhead for the Buckhorn Trail right in the campground (across from site #25 on the east loop), and across the road nearby is a major trailhead for the Red Canyon Trail. This campground is a great base camp to explore the many trails of Red Canyon and could also be a good option for visiting Bryce Canyon, just 20 minutes drive away.

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