Camping and RVing near Utah National Parks

All five national parks have campgrounds. For campgrounds that accept reservations, call 877-444-6777 or visit

Zion National Park has three campgrounds, Watchman, South, and Lava Point. The latter is a primitive site with no hookups. Can’t make up your mind? See our visual guide, Where Should I Camp in Zion National Park? Visitors driving an RV should also be aware of restrictions at the Mount Carmel Tunnel.

Bryce Canyon National Park has two campgrounds, North and Sunset. Neither sites have hookups.

Capitol Reef National Park has one developed campground, Fruita, and two primitive campgrounds with pit toilets, Cathedral and Cedar Mesa.

Arches National Park has one campground, Devils Garden with 50 sites and two group sites. Note that Devils Garden will be closed March 1st through October 31, 2017 for renovation.

And lastly, Canyonlands has two campgrounds, Willow Flat with 12 sites and Squaw Flat with 26 sites and three group sites.

There are many camping areas right outside the parks. Read more about Camping and RVing Near Utah Parks.

The Pool at the Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel. Courtesy photo

Bryce Canyon City | Ruby’s Inn, Grand Hotel, RV Park & Campground

The closest lodging to Bryce Canyon National Park. Nearby Zion. Hotel, RV park, tipis and campground. Horseback trail rides. ATV and bicycle rentals. Read More...

The View Hotel has spectacular views of Monument Valley on the Arizona-Utah border. Photo by Dave Krause and Hotel courtesy

Canyonlands Area | The View Hotel, Cabins, and Campground

Navajo-owned business in the Tribal Park at Monument Valley. Stay in one of our 95 hotel guest rooms, a private, secluded cabin, or camp with an RV or tent. Read More...


Where to Camp in Zion

There’s an abundance of camping opportunities in southeast Utah, suitable for drive-in and hook-up RV families and extending to remote, primitive back-country campgrounds for backpackers. There are campgrounds in state parks and national forests, as well as commercial campgrounds sprinkled along the major highways. Read More...

A cozy fire outside the yurt at sunset. Photo courtesy Zion Backcountry Yurt

Zion Area | Zion Backcountry Yurts

The yurt is a 40-minute drive from the East entrance of Zion in a backcountry setting, giving guests an IMAX view of the surrounding cliffs and valley below. Read More...


Zion Area | Zion Canyon Campground RV Park

Our staff has explored the canyons and surrounding areas and is quite helpful about where to go, what to wear and who to see for an adventure of a lifetime. Read More...


Zion Area | Zion River Resort

Just minutes from Zion National Park, we are ideally located for easy access to one of the nations most beautiful parks. Read More...


Zion Backcountry Camping Permits

Backcountry permits are required for all overnight trips, all through hikes of the Virgin River Narrows and tributaries, any trip into the Subway. Read More...

Zion National Park – Where Should I Camp?

Personalized guide to help you decide from your choice of three park campgrounds to remote backcountry sites and a slice of RV heaven. Read More...


Zion National Park Campgrounds

Zion has three campgrounds: South and Watchman Campgrounds in Zion Canyon, and the remote Lava Point Campground on Kolob Terrace. Read More...