Hipcamp host Jocilyn F.,
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Private land camping between Hardware Ranch and Monte Cristo with fabulous views and stunning sunsets. This area is a recreation mecca with access to miles and miles of national forest trails less than a mile away! Dirt biking, riding ATVs, horse back riding, and hiking are all very popular and very accessible. You can't beat this location if you love the outdoors, enjoy s

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Private land camping between Hardware Ranch and Monte Cristo with fabulous views and stunning sunsets. This area is a recreation mecca with access to miles and miles of national forest trails less than a mile away! Dirt biking, riding ATVs, horse back riding, and hiking are all very popular and very accessible. You can't beat this location if you love the outdoors, enjoy solitude, and crave backcountry recreation!

Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 20 guests per site
Up to 5 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 45 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Jocilyn a message!
  • Check in: After 11AM
  • Check out: Before 10AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding

Lots of good trails, but you must bring your own horses, etc.

Biking
Hiking
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Monte Cristo Camping in Utah.

Forest

Miles and miles of national forest.

Mountainous

Places to see near Monte Cristo Recreation Mecca

18 Reviews

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Hipcamper Shelby
Shelby W.
recommends this listing.
October 3rd, 2022

This campsite is quiet, secluded and there is abundant nature to enjoy! Surprisingly I was able to get some service with my phone (verizon) so that was a great plus! We saw deer and a moose (from a far distance!) while we were setting up and the views were amazing. Unfortunately, a lightening storm rolled through and I did not stay the entire evening as I had decided a rooftop tent was likely not the safest place to be in those conditions (if only we could control the weather!) and I was bummed to miss out on a serene morning here. If we are traveling through the area in the future, I would stay here again!

Hipcamper Chad
Chad S.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2022

It’s a great spot with a great view.

Hipcamper Mike

Highly recommended

Mike G.
recommends this listing.
July 12th, 2022

Really, really beautiful and quiet campsite, 6 miles down a dirt/gravel road in the western foothills of the Monte Cristo range. The road was in good shape; you do need a little bit of clearance to get the very last little bit to the site, but all in all pretty easy driving given how remote it feels. There are some key logistics for access, but the host provides really clear instructions and maps and is super responsive and helpful if something comes up. A memorable site for sure.

Monte Cristo Camping
Hipcamper Jared Pooch
Jared Pooch M.
recommends this listing.
July 3rd, 2022

Great views, isolated campsite, plenty of trails and wildlife! We will revisit!

Hipcamper Lindsay
Lindsay W.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2022

This is our second time and we loved it as much as the first time! We will be back again next year!

Hipcamper Duane

Awesome!!!

Duane K.
recommends this listing.
June 12th, 2022

This spot is AWESOME!! Don’t hesitate to book it!! Very scenic and remote, but access was easy. Host is so great! Answered all our questions and provided us with everything we needed!
We will be back FOR SURE!!!!

Hipcamper delaney
Delaney H.
recommends this listing.
June 2nd, 2022

great hosts! willing to work with you and accommodate!

Hipcamper Mary

Practice trip- new camper van!!

Mary L.
recommends this listing.
May 23rd, 2022

This was a very peaceful and quiet place to stay with some beautiful views in the distance. There is a seven or 8 mile stretch of dirt road…a bit bumpy for the van, but no problem at all. The padlock to the yellow gate is a little bit tricky as there is a padlock and a key box visible and of course one assumes the key will fit one of them. No! The right “glass slipper,” if you will is hidden! Suspended underneath the locked rectangular gate latch area. So be mindful of that. The trip from Salt Lake took almost 2 hours with stops. I would say I’d go there again, but only if I could spend more than one night. Thanks for the hospitality and the late checkout since nobody was on our heels coming in! Amazing!!

#PlantFlowerVanArtMorning coffee views…Fire pit Site
Hipcamper Crystal

Picturesque landscape

Crystal I.
recommends this listing.
May 14th, 2022

The instructions on how to get to the campsite were helpful and easy to follow. There was lots of space to place different equipment around the campsite and very secluded. Really beautiful view of the mountain and hillside, the sunsets right over them so it’s a lovely evening view. In the evenings there were many deer roaming around the outskirts and we really enjoyed that. Be mindful of the weather beforehand, we went went during a brisk time of year and there’s no trees or shrubbery to shelter you from any potential wind. Last thing to know is please remember to bring your own toilet as there is no running water. The owners are really responsive and will be able to answer any additional questions you may have about the land.

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Awards

Best of 2022 Utah
2nd place
Property
Monte Cristo Recreation Mecca
State
Utah
Country
United States
$45/night
1 Site

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