Description

There are only two campgrounds in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Calf Creek is the larger and more developed option for you and your camp crew. Just 11 miles outside the town of Boulder, this National Monument is totally a bucket list item. You'll have the time of your life in this quiet gem of a camping area.

The main attraction here is the easy access to the six-mile Calf Creek Falls interpretive trail, which leads to a 126-foot high waterfall. It's a fairly level trail, too. Sites are first-come, first-served.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
14 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Max size unknown
No hookups
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Calf Creek Campground.

Desert
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Melinda
Melinda M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
January 12th, 2017

Camped here on our annual spring road trip to Southern Utah. Cute campground on the creek with a river crossing. Access to the short hike to the falls right in the campground. What is great about Escalante National Monument is that is dog friendly! This spot was a great campground right in the middle of the park. Access to many other hiking spots and the river nearby. Wildflowers were amazing in late April!

Calf Creek Campground
Hipcamper Pamela
Pamela A.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 4th, 2017

This spot has drinking water right near the trail. It's located right next to the river, so it has shade. It is not very private - the world comes here to hike Lower Calf Creek Falls and there is a lot of traffic, vehicular and human. That said, it has amenities such as flushable toilets and a good location close to Escalante and roads to sights.

Hipcamper Anna
Anna L.
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February 7th, 2017

First come first served - always crowded.

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January 12th, 2017
Park
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument
State
Utah
Phone Number
435-335-7382
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.793° N, 111.414° W
$15/night
Tent / Van: 14 Sites
(Up to people per site)