Scipio, Utah

Top Spots in and near Scipio

  • Fountain Green, Utah

    Maple Canyon Arch Loop

    2.78 mi / 1332 ft gain
    If you’re a rock climber, you probably know all about Maple Canyon. It’s unique conglomerate walls attract climbers from all over the world. It’s a Mecca of sorts. The beautiful canyon contains some outstanding hiking as well and this adventure will give you a taste of the entire canyon. The tra...
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  • Fountain Green, Utah

    Climb at Maple Canyon

    Regardless on whether you're northbound / southbound, jump on I-15 and take exit 225 in Nephi. Head east. Continue on this road (100 N) for 14 miles. Then, turn right on 400 S and after a 1/2 mile turn left onto West Side Road. This road will take you along a bunch of farmlands. After about 6 mil...
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  • Fillmore, Utah

    Camp and Explore at Meadow Lava Tubes

    4.4
    1 mi
    EXPLORE THE AREAThe entrance to the Lava Tubes is located in a rock pit near the NW base of Tabernacle Hill. The trail is not marked very well, so you'll have to use your best exploring skills to find your way. Once you have entered the first cave follow it underground for about 100 ft until it l...
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  • Hinckley, Utah

    Photograph the Highway 50 Shoe Tree

    The shoe tree on Highway 50 is difficult to miss because it's literally the only tree along the highway for miles. Keep your eyes peeled after marker 81 if you're heading east and you'll find The Shoe Tree. Signatures from cross country travelers cover the lower branches of the deceased tree as w...
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  • Millard County, Utah

    Take a Dip in the Meadow Hot Springs

    3.8
    These hot springs are located on private property but the owner allows anyone to come and take a dip. You can camp overnight and also have fires in the several pits near the pools. He just asks all the visitors to keep it cleaner than they found it and Leave No Trace of course. There are 3 differ...
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  • Juab County, Utah

    Photographing Little Sahara Recreation Area

    5.0
    What I used: An old Nikon D80 that was converted into an infrared camera. The infrared camera can be used to create some unique images. The monochrome images that I uploaded were created with the IR camera.NIkon D7000. I used these for the night shots with milky way. The images were created using...
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  • Nephi, Utah

    Burraston Ponds

    3.0
    Pulling into Mona Reservoir and Burraston Ponds you will see some trees to hang up a hammock and have a relaxing afternoon and evening. The bonus is that there's an awesome Mona Rope Swing, which makes this a great place to cool off during summer. Make sure to look up at night because the milky ...
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  • Nephi, Utah

    Andrew's Ridge to Mt. Nebo (South Peak)

    8.67 mi / 5400 ft gain
    Andrew's Ridge to Mt. Nebo (South Peak) is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Nephi, Utah.
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  • Monroe, Utah

    Soak at Mystic Hot Springs in Monroe

    4.5
    The Mystic Hot Springs are truly a hidden gem in Utah. I convinced my boyfriend, after spending the weekend camping in Bryce National Park and mountain biking Thunder Mountain, that we needed to stop and soak on our way home to Park City. It really wasn’t that hard to convince him. I had already ...
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  • Payson, Utah

    Mount Nebo via North Rim Trail

    4.5
    8.6 mi / 2897 ft gain
    Mount Nebo is the tallest of all the mountains in the Wasatch, and also one of the easiest to hike, due to the fact that the trail begins at an elevation of ~9300 ft. The parking area for the trailhead is along a short dirt road, which is precisely marked on the location map. The trail itself is...
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  • Sevier, Utah

    Cave of 100 Hands Trail

    0.5 mi / 50 ft gain
    The Cave of 100 Hands is a fascinating archeological/historical site that is easy all-ages and strollers. Over a thousand years ago, the valleys along what is now Interstate 70 near Sevier, Utah were home to the largest community of Fremont Indians ever discovered, and the Cave of 100 Hands has s...
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  • Sevier, Utah

    Camp at Castle Rock Campground

    Castle Rock Campground is located within Utah's Fremont Indian State Park just off Interstate 70, which according to the camp host, is a favorite place to camp for people traveling between California and Colorado.  At 6,200 feet in elevation, the temps are manageable in the summer, and the large ...
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  • Sevier, Utah

    Explore Castle Rock's Slot Canyons

    0.25 mi / 200 ft gain
    Surrounding the Castle Rock Campground on the East and West sides are slot formations that have formed over centuries by wind and rain as it erodes softer earth from the harder rock. There are no designated trails, but footpaths are visible, follow them up and start exploring. This area is part o...
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  • Sevier, Utah

    Hike Joe Lott Trail #051

    6.5 mi / 3600 ft gain
    The Joe Lott Trailhead starts at Castle Rock Campground and follows the Joe Lott Creek which has tall old growth trees to provide shade in the summer. Joe Lott Trail #051 is an out-and-back, so you can go as far as you like and turn around. We went 1.5 miles and had to cross the river 3-times. At...
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  • Orangeville, Utah

    Bouldering in Joe's Valley, UT

    5.0
    The bouldering in Joe's Valley has been a hot spot for climbers from all around the world. Discovered by Utah climbers decades ago it has turned into a mecca for anyone who loves sandstone bouldering. The texture of the rock is very grippy and after a long day can leave you with little skin lef...
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Camping and Lodging in Scipio

Oak Creek
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Oak Creek

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Scipio, Utah

Maple Grove

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Fillmore KOA Journey

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Twin Lake Campground

Manti Community
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Manti Community

Maple Canyon
Sanpete County, Utah

Maple Canyon

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