camping in utah

Utah offers a wide variety of areas to camp in. From the beautiful Wasatch Mountains to the deserts in the Southwest of the state, there will be something to please any type of camper.

Head north and you can visit beautiful Bear Lake State Park. Minerals in Bear Lake give it the beautiful aqua blue color that it is known for. There are many things to do while you are camping at Bear Lake. You are able to boat, fish, and swim. The tent camping areas vary in price and availability, some will also allow you to bring your pets.

Located in the eastern section of Utah is Steinaker State Park. Steinaker is located in a region that is well known to geologists and dinosaur enthusiasts. A quick drive to Dinosaurland, and you will be able to enjoy the fossils of the many Dinosaurs that once roamed this area. Camping is available at Steinaker year round so make sure you bring a tent that is best suited to the conditions that you will be in.

Fremont Indian State Park and Museum located in central Utah will offer a glance into the life of these ancient peoples. You will be able to see the artifacts, petroglyphs, and pictographs left behind by them. While you are camping here you will have access to ATV, hiking, and bike riding trails. The only campsite, located by Castle Rock, is open year round. So bring your camping tent or backpacking tent and enjoy.

Beautiful and enchanting Kodachrome State Park is located in the southwest section of Utah. The 67 monolithic stone spires reveal 180 million years of geologic time. You can hike, ride horses, and mountain bike on the many trails that are offered at Kodachrome. You will not want to miss is Grosvenor Arch. Located just 10 miles southeast of the park; this intricate double arch is one of the most extraordinary in Utah. The two campgrounds are open from March until December.

In the southeast section of Utah is the bizarre and colorful Goblin Valley State Park. This park, with its sandstone formations and goblins, has often been likened to Mars. You will be able to pitch your camping tents among the nooks and the gnomes and feel like you are camping on another world. Goblin Valley is open to camping year round.

No matter the season, Utah has something to offer any type of camper. Go and pitch your tent, see what Utah is all about.