Red Canyon Campground


Photo of a site at the Red Canyon Campground.

Red Canyon Campground is located atop steep cliffs overlooking Flaming Gorge Reservoir, along Red Canyon Road at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Lodgepole pines provide partial shade; summer wildflowers and grasses are plentiful. This campground is adjacent to a hiking trail and a visitorcenter.  It offers fabulous views.

At a Glance

Reservations: Some sites can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Fees $20/night for single unit. Potable water is available.
Open Season: 5/15: Opening date may be adjusted due to weather
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Dutch John, Utah
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: Located on Forest Road 095/Red Canyon Road off Hwy 44 between Vernal, Utah and Manila, Utah; approximately 40 miles north of Vernal, UT on Hwy 191, 80 miles south of Rock Springs, WY on Hwy 191, 80 miles south of Green River, WY on Hwy 530, and 205 miles east of Salt Lake City, UT.

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Campground Camping

Each site contains a picnic table and fire ring with grate. No more than 2 vehicles will be allowed per single site. This campsite is adjacent to trail and visitor center.

Status: Open
Fees: $18 per site


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