Bryce, Utah

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Top Camping Spots in and near Bryce

  • Bryce, Utah

    Navajo Loop and Queens Garden Trail

    4.9
    2.93 mi / 679 ft gain
    There are many many trails that explore the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon and this is just one option of a combination of trails that is about 3.5 miles. The Navajo trail begins at Sunset Point and you head straight down dozens of switchbacks to what is called "Wall Street". It doesn't take long to get...
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  • Garfield County, Utah

    Camp at Dave's Hollow Campground

    4.2 mi / 800 ft gain
    We all know the crowds well at our favorite National Parks, and Bryce Canyon is no exception. When you're looking to get a little further away from the noise, lights, and experience of a National Park campground, you often don't have to go very far off the main road. This adventure is for those w...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Winter Camping in Bryce Canyon National Park

    5.0
    The incredible views at Bryce Canyon National Park can be described with little else than a “Wow.” During a snowy winter, especially, these sights are not to be missed.There is only one campground open during the winter, Sunset Campground, and it is first come, first serve. Most visitors shy away...
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  • Tropic, Utah

    Under the Rim Trail to Swamp Canyon Camp

    5.0
    23.79 mi / 5794 ft gain
    This trail is just about the only way I would see Bryce Canyon. When we initially drove in it was like we were at Disneyland, with crowds of people everywhere. We soon discovered, however, that very few people enter Bryce Canyon's backcountry. We chose to visit Bryce in July due to it's higher el...
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    Hike Bryce Canyon's Riggs Spring Loop

    5.0
    8.71 mi / 2044 ft gain
    Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is a spectacular place. It really has to be seen to be believed. Some of the most scenic parts of Bryce are easily accessible by the average visitor via car-accessible overlooks. However, if you're not into crowds or want to hike/backpack in Bryce...there are so...
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  • Escalante, Utah

    Backpack the Escalante River

    14 mi / 400 ft gain
    The Escalante River trail is an easily accessible, moderately strenuous hike within Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The national monument encompasses over 2 million acres of wilderness, choc-full of large canyons, narrow slot canyons, rivers, hoodoos, arches, natural bridges and more...
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  • Escalante, Utah

    Escalante River Trail: Escalante to UT-12

    12.97 mi / 3373 ft gain
    Escalante River Trail: Escalante to UT-12 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Eggnog, Utah.
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  • Boulder, Utah

    Backpack Death Hollow in Grand Staircase-Escalante

    22 mi / 1600 ft gain
    The most popular route into Death Hollow is from the Boulder airstrip near the town of Boulder, Utah.  The trailhead for the Boulder Mail Trail begins, or ends here depending on which way you are hiking.  Leave a car at the Highway 12 bridge over the Escalante River for the thru hike, or get luck...
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  • Escalante, Utah

    Explore Devils Garden

    4.4
    This is a great area that the whole family can enjoy. It is located about 15 miles down the hole-in-the-rock road south of Escalante, Utah. There is a sign marking the turn-off. In the parking lot there is a restroom and a picnic area.You're free to walk among the hoodoos and even on them in some...
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  • Boulder, Utah

    Lower Calf Creek Falls

    4.6
    5.74 mi / 515 ft gain
    The trailhead for lower calf creek falls begins at the Calf Creek Campground. There is a small fee to park in the campground and a larger fee if you plan on camping in the campground. There is potable water and outhouses at the trailhead but parking can be difficult to find during the spring and ...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Desert Camp at White House Campground

    4.0
    White House Trailhead & Campground sits just north of the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument. There are only 5 walk-in sites ($5 per night), very clean bathrooms, and grilled firepit/picnic tables in each site. The camping area is surrounded by beautifully sculpted and colored sandstone clif...
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  • Duck Creek Village, Utah

    Hike The Narrows: Top Down

    5.0
    15.38 mi
    THE NARROWS This by far one of the most scenic and awesome hikes available in any National Park. There is no place in Zion National Park more sublime in its beauty and awe inspiring in its creation as you hike through the crystal clear Virgin River and marvel at the myriad of red, orange, yellow...
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  • Boulder, Utah

    Drive the Burr Trail Scenic Backway

    5.0
    66.2 mi / 4124 ft gain
    The Burr Trail is a 66 miles mostly-paved road connecting Boulder, Utah / Highway 12 with the Notom-Bullfrog road that passes through some of the most scenic (and largely untouched) painted-rock backcountry in three of our national parks/monuments including Grand Staircase-Escalante, Capitol Reef...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Hike through Paria Canyon

    5.0
    14.94 mi / 846 ft gain
    No matter how far you plan on hiking, it is ideal to get an early start so you aren’t hiking too long under the desert sun. There is no shade on this hike except for the shadows offered from the steep walls of the canyon, so make sure you bring sunscreen! From the very start, you’ll get your fee...
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  • Boulder, Utah

    Camp at Deer Creek Campground

    5.0
    Deer Creek campground is off of the Burr Scenic drive and right outside of the lower part of Capitol Reef National Park. This campground is perfect if you are driving from Bryce Canyon to Capitol Reef. There are a total of 7 tent sites in the campground. There are no spots for RVs and no turn aro...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Hike Buckskin Gulch, Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness

    4.6
    15 mi
    Buckskin Gulch is a natural wonder. At 15 miles long it is the longest slot canyon in the world. It sometimes is as narrow as 2ft. Because of the nature of this canyon and Utah topography this canyon is subject to deadly flash flood if it rains anywhere along the headwaters. Be sure to check in w...
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