Hipcamp host Genevieve A.,
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Is a 20ft. tent-like canvas structure that can sleep up to 4 people. There are three tipis situated at the tipi site and each has its own parking space, picnic bench with a small barbecue grill, and an outhouse. Each tipi sits on a floating wood deck and the tipis are spaced approximately 300ft. away from each other. This tipi comes equipped with four



Is a 20ft. tent-like canvas structure that can sleep up to 4 people. There are three tipis situated at the tipi site and each has its own parking space, picnic bench with a small barbecue grill, and an outhouse. Each tipi sits on a floating wood deck and the tipis are spaced approximately 300ft. away from each other. This tipi comes equipped with four sleeping cots, two backrest chairs, Southwestern style throw pillows, and colorful wool floor rugs. There are six communal sleeping bags (washed at the start of each season), a Communal Bin (items that other guests have left behind to share with you), and an Aloha Bin (items for your use during your stay, i.e. flashlights, lantern, first aid kit, fire extinguisher, etc.).


The driveway to the tipi site is located directly off of Highway 89 and is conveniently located near many popular parks, biking trails, and hikes, which include Bryce Canyon National Park (30 min. drive) and Zion National Park (1-hour drive). Situated directly across the tipi site are miles of ranch land and the Sevier River. The tipi site sits on a hilltop with spectacular 360˚views on a private 13-acre property. It's a great place for couples, families, friends, and solo travelers. You’ll enjoy the bold beauty of the Red Rock Cliffs and the soothing Sevier River. Sit, sing, and tell stories at the communal fire pit–you might even make a few new friends! If you’re lucky during your stay, you might see a herd of antelope roam across the land and see the most amazing starlit skies at night.


Before you book your stay, please keep in mind that the tipi experience is very similar to camping; it is in nature and there is NO WATER OR ELECTRICITY anywhere on the property. The structure of the tipi is made of wooden poles and canvas walls. You will hear noises from the tipi flapping in the wind, wildlife, and vehicles passing by on Highway 89. The tipi and the tipi site is NOT SECURED; you are camping at your own risk. The tipis do not have doors, so they cannot be locked – valuables should never be left inside the tipi. During summertime there can be many FIELD MICE roaming in and out of the tipis; in an effort to prevent infestation, poisonous bait is placed under the tipi decks. LOW TEMPERATURES: Nighttime temperatures can drop as low as, 20˚F in April/October; 30˚F in May/September; and 40˚F in June/July/August).


Upon your arrival, be sure you are checking into the correct tipi–each tipi has a wooden signpost. The guest manual will provide you with the check-in/check-out process, contact information, and recommended places to hike and eat. A link to the check-in video will be sent a week prior to your stay.

NO WATER – There is no running water, no showers, and no drinking water at the tipi site. Public showers might be open for public use at the Red Canyon Campground or Bryce Canyon General Store (please contact these facilities to verify before heading over).

NO ELECTRICITY – There is no electricity at the tipi site. Plan to bring your own portable solar-powered charger or generator if you need electricity for your electronics or to recharge batteries. We provide a solar-powered lantern, which has a USB port; however, we suggest bringing your own lantern and/or flashlight because it gets really dark at night.

CELLULAR SIGNAL – Onsite signal is strong because there's a cell tower on the distant mountain peak. If you have a 4G data plan speeds are good.

CONTROLLING FIELD MICE – Poisonous bait is placed under the tipi decks to try to prevent infestation; be sure that your children or pets do not go underneath the tipi decks and eat any of the green/blue poisonous bait. Please keep all food and beverages concealed and if possible, eat outside of the tipi.

LIMITED SUPPLIES – Outside your tipi, you’ll find a small barbecue grill (bring your own charcoal, lighter fluid, and lighter) and an outhouse (bring your own toilet paper). Guests must bring their own blankets/sleeping bags for warmth, but you are welcomed to use the communal sleeping bags and pillows.

COMMUNAL FIRE PIT – All visitors at the tipi site share the communal fire pit. We do not provide firewood. You can purchase firewood stacks from local grocery or convenience stores within the area.

PACK IT IN & PACK IT OUT – There are no trashcans or dumpster bins onsite. Please bring your own trash bags, as you will need to haul out your trash when you leave (see the guest manual for directions to the local dumpster).

KEEP IT CLEAN & TIDY – There is no cleaning fee because each guest is responsible for cleaning and tidying up before they check out and leave the premises. Upon check-in please contact the host immediately if the previous guest did not leave the tipi in good condition


If you don't see the date(s) you want at the Running Deer TIPI, check out the Soaring Hawk TIPI (sleeps 4) and Wild Horse TIPI (sleeps 3) for availability!

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Genevieve a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


The closest mountain bike trails located at Red Canyon, approximately 6-miles away.


Boating nearby at Panguitch Lake, approximately a 1.5-hour drive.


Fishing located in nearby areas along the Sevier River in the town of Hatch.


The property is conveniently located near many popular parks, biking trails, and hikes, which include Bryce Canyon National Par...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding experience available at nearby Bryce Canyon National Park, an approximately 30-minute drive from the TIPI site.

Off-roading (OHV)

ATV rentals and trails are available at Bryce Canyon National Park (approx. 30-minute drive from TIPI site).

Wildlife watching

If you’re lucky during your stay, you might see various wildlife (i.e. deer, antelope, rabbits, squirrel, owls, etc.)


Natural features you'll find at Running Deer TIPI Near Bryce Canyon in Utah.


Miles of Utah desert landscape. Temperatures during the day vs. night vary by 40 degrees.


360 views of the mountainous landscape.


Loose gravel driveway with a slight incline.

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Hipcamper Charity
Charity H.
recommends this listing.
August 27th, 2022

This is the place to be if you want to sleep under the night sky. Amazing. Well furnished tipi.

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Hipcamper Genevieve
Response from Genevieve, the Host, on August 27th, 2022

Thank you for your stay, I’m happy you had a good time. Take care and I hope you visit again soon. Thank you, Gen

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Hipcamper Jasmine
Jasmine A.
recommends this listing.
August 23rd, 2022

Staying at the tipi was a wonderful experience! The space was big and comfortable, and stepping out to gaze at the sky and stars felt so peaceful. Highly recommend.

Hipcamper Giuliano


Giuliano B.
recommends this listing.
August 9th, 2022

MI sono divertito bella esperienza nella natura. Il tipi era molto carino ci siamo trovati bene. grazie

Hipcamper Allegra
Allegra W.
recommends this listing.
October 22nd, 2021

Beautiful views
Spacious tipi with clean floor and rugs. Lots of extra sleeping bags and blankets and 4 cots. Even a great amount of info on amenities in the area.

Hipcamper Nancy
Nancy B.
recommends this listing.
September 8th, 2021

Very clean, peaceful- Awesome experience
Wished we could have stayed longer

Hipcamper Evan

Comfortable and quaint

Evan E.
recommends this listing.
August 22nd, 2021

Wonderful little place to stay. Very comfortable!

Hipcamper Steve
Steve S.
recommends this listing.
August 6th, 2021

What a great spot after all day on the road, stunning sunset views of the cliffs across the valley. It beats a motel any day!

Hipcamper Jessica

Great family experience!

Jessica W.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2021

This was a great stop for our family as we traveled through Utah! The tipi was well equipped and had a great cozy feeling. We are so happy to have such an amazing view, and experience at the Running Deer TIPI! Would love to come back again!!

Hipcamper Charity
Charity S.
recommends this listing.
July 2nd, 2021

This was a wonderful stay! We loved every minute of it. It was comfortable, well-equipped, and the views were gorgeous. The Aloha box was stocked with everything we might need, and although we didn't end up using any of it, it was nice to have just in case. The tipi felt secure and the temperature was just right.

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