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Camping in Zion National Park, Utah

Chaitrali Datar Aug 13, 2019
Zion National Park is one of the best places for camping in Utah. With the right kind of elevation levels, warmer temperatures and scenic beauty, it makes for a perfect camping ground.

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Explore Zion National Park

Massive red canyons and huge towers of rocks, hanging deep down in the gorges, is literally a visual treat for the eyes. Perfect for a thrilling vertical adventure and an adrenaline rush.

An Experience of a Lifetime

Camping near Zion National Park can be a wholesome experience as the park is well- mapped out with the different hikes and climbs and also has a shuttle service.

Camping around Zion National Park

There are 3 main campgrounds in the Zion National Park: South Campground, Watchman campground, Zion Canyon Campground (RV resort).

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South Camp Ground

One of the most famous campgrounds, it boasts of some mesmerizing landscapes. The campsites are well-placed from each other,with all the amenities available.

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Watchman Campground

Famous for its rocky peak, this campground consists of huge cliffs which make it a worthwhile visit. The reservation season typically begins in March till the Thanksgiving weekend in November.

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Zion Canyon Campground

Located outside South Park in Spring dale,it boasts of a spacious area. There is a section which is reserved only for tents. The backdrop of deciduous trees makes it a worthwhile place to camp.

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The Best Time to Visit Zion

An ideal camping around the Zion National Park is during the month of February end to the end of November. Also ensure that you make the reservations at least two months in advance.

Accommodation in Zion

It can so happen that the campgrounds can be full if there is peak season, so at such times you can stay at a place which is called as Spring dale. Most of these hotels are of mid-range or luxury suites.

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The Most Popular Campground in Zion

It is the South Campground base camp.

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It has a shuttle pickup area and also is suitable for biking. As a camper, you will find all the basic facilities,very next to the visitor center.

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Things to Do in Zion

Besides from camping near the Zion National Park, the Riverside Walk is highly recommended.

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Zion Hiking

Angles Hike - a must do hiking expedition.

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Tent Camping near Zion National Park

The basic camp sites accommodate around 6 people with either two large or small tents. However in case you have a larger group then you also need to look for bigger campsite.