Description

Wake up surrounded by petrified wood forests and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument when you spend the night at Escalante Petrified Campground. Deep, winding slot canyons veer off in all directions, rainbow-striped petrified wood flanks all the trails, and you can even see fossilized dinosaur bones! And the best part of these sites? You’re right on the banks of the Continue reading...
Wake up surrounded by petrified wood forests and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument when you spend the night at Escalante Petrified Campground. Deep, winding slot canyons veer off in all directions, rainbow-striped petrified wood flanks all the trails, and you can even see fossilized dinosaur bones! And the best part of these sites? You’re right on the banks of the Wide Hollow Reservoir, a great spot to fish, swim, boat, and just generally cool off in the middle of a hot Utah day. Many sites offer shelter if it does get hot (also great if it rains), and some offer views of the lake—this loop is smaller, though, so book early. You’ll be sleeping right at the trailhead of the Petrified Forest, so rest up under the stars ‘cause you’ll be exploring all day long!
Campsite area
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No. of sites
20
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Electricity, sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 50 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
Picnic table available
Lake
River, stream or creek
Beach
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Horseback riding
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Pamela
Pamela A.
recommends this listing.
July 4th, 2017

This site has a nice reservoir adjacent to the camping site. Sites are paved and not too much shade, as it is not located at a very high elevation. They are also close together. Tradeoff is that there are hot showers (8 min. max., then they shut off and won't go back on for 9 minutes), potable water, a dish washing station (with one of those huge commercial sprayers) and flushing toilets and running water sinks. It is not primitive by any means, but makes a nice place to get in a shower in between stays at more remote or primitive camp sites.

Hipcamper Mary
Mary D.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 23rd, 2018

If they are full you can go onto hole in the rock road and camp for free because it’s BLM land. If you set to camp at that park tho you can wait till right when the park closes and they will give you a place to set up your tent by the picnic tables.

Hipcamper Maria K.
recommends this listing.
August 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Evan C.
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July 20th, 2018
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October 8th, 2018
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February 8th, 2018
Hipcamper Lauren F.
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December 7th, 2017
Park
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park
State
Utah
Phone Number
(435)826-4466
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.79° N, 111.615° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 19 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)