The Best Camping in Wayne County

Looking for the best camping in Wayne County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Wayne County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Wayne County

  • Torrey, Utah

    Photograph Cathedral Valley

    5.0
    First let me preface that a high clearance vehicle is needed for this adventure. Provided that, prepare for a journey into some very remote and beautiful desert in the middle of Capitol Reef National Park.In total the scenic loop is 57 miles of washboard riddled roads that lead to the spectacular...
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  • Torrey, Utah

    Camp in Capitol Reef National Park

    5.0
    From Interstate 70, the road can be accessed from the west just a few miles from Highway 6, and from the east just near the town of Richfield. It also meets up at the north end of Highway 12 at the town of Teasdale. There is a major campsite at Capitol Reef National Park, but also many RV sites a...
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  • Green River, Utah

    Exploring Goblin Valley

    4.5
    Goblin Valley Can entertain you for 1 hour or 10. There are no established trails, so you are free to wander around the entire park. There are cliffs to climb, slot canyons to explore and hoodoos to discover. From the parking area, you descend about 100 feet into the valley. Once you are down the...
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  • Green River, Utah

    Camp at Goblin Valley

    4.0
    Goblin Valley State Park is in a rural section of southern Utah, but if you type it into Google Maps you will go straight there. There are awesome campsites within the park but they require reservations. If you didn't take the time to reserve a campsite, don't worry, there is plenty of BLM land r...
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  • Garfield County, Utah

    Hike Mount Ellen in Utah's Henry Mountains

    4.0
    4 mi / 1091 ft gain
    Mount Ellen is considered an Ultra Prominent Peak. What's that you may ask? Well, Ultra Prominent Peaks are determined by how high the summit rises above its surroundings. Rising 5,812 feet above the desert floor with a summit elevation of 11,527 feet, Mount Ellen is the third most prominent peak...
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  • Torrey, Utah

    Camp at McMillan Springs In The Henry Mountains

    McMillan Springs Campground is south of Hanksville, Utah and within the Henry Mountains, which run north and south between Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef National Parks.  Situated at 8,400 feet, McMillan Springs Campground has moderate temperatures and is managed by the BLM, so fees are donation b...
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  • Torrey, Utah

    Capitol Gorge Trail

    4.02 mi / 787 ft gain
    Capitol Gorge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Torrey, Utah.
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  • Torrey, Utah

    Grand Wash Trail via Capitol Reef Scenic Dr.

    7.09 mi / 1644 ft gain
    Grand Wash Trail via Capitol Reef Scenic Dr. is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Torrey, Utah.
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  • Emery County, Utah

    Crack Canyon via Behind the Reef Road

    14.68 mi / 2290 ft gain
    Crack Canyon via Behind the Reef Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Hanksville, Utah.
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  • Torrey, Utah

    Fremont River Trail

    2.11 mi / 371 ft gain
    Fremont River Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Torrey, Utah.
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  • Garfield County, Utah

    Exploring Leprechaun Canyon's Middle Fork

    To reach the Leprechaun Canyons drive south of Hanksville, UT on highway 95 for 26 miles to the intersection with highway 276. Keep left and drive another 2 miles to a short dirt road on the left (the pin on the map will lead you to this location). Drive up the road and park about 300 feet from t...
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  • Torrey, Utah

    Lower Spring Canyon Trail

    10.41 mi / 2431 ft gain
    Lower Spring Canyon Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Torrey, Utah.
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  • Wayne County, Utah

    Drive the Cathedral Valley Loop

    60 mi
    These set of roads are classified as 4x4 high clearance vehical roads. Not to mention this part of the park is remote and only about 10% of visitors access it. To get to Cathedral Valley, we were recommended to drive a “loop” by the park ranger, that entailed about 60 miles of high clearance dirt...
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  • Cathedral Road, Utah

    Camp and see the Temple of the Sun in Cathedral Valley

    5.0
    3 mi
    Cathedral Valley is a scenic backcountry area in Capitol Reef National Park. It is a remote, stark desert, characterized by amazingly beautiful sandstone monoliths that some say resemble cathedrals. Many of the valleys structures have interesting, highly descriptive names: Temple of the Sun, Temp...
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  • Teasdale, Utah

    Blind Lake Trail

    6.95 mi / 1644 ft gain
    Blind Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Torrey, Utah.
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  • 38.089236,-111.343124, Utah

    Camp at Oak Creek Campground

    This campground is extremely easy to get to and is in a good location. It is located in the Dixie National Forest along Utah highway 12. The campground has a total of 9 spots most are good for small RV but nothing longer than 20ft. The campground has no electricity or water hookups but a water sp...
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