Maple Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Maple Canyon Campground is nestled among thick groves of maples below beautiful towering rock walls, just 3 miles from Freedom, Utah, elevation 6,700 feet. Rock climbing is the campground's main draw, attracting climbers from all over the world with its numerous routes for beginners and experts alike.

This campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 40 people, several single-family sites, and three walk-to tent sites, each with picnic tables and fire rings. Sites 2, 3, and 4 must be accessed by carrying your gear a short distance from the parking area. Vault toilets are provided but there is no water. You must bring your own. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.  Pets must be leashed in campground.

The canyon has some excellent hiking, biking, and horseback riding opportunities. Three steep scenic loop trails (3 to 5-mile loops) provide access to many of the rock climbing sites in the canyon.  Trails included in these loops are: Left Fork Trail, Middle Fork Trail, and Right Fork Trail.  Panoramic views east into Sanpete Valley and beyond to the Wasatch Plateau reveal themselves as you near the top.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or reserve on-line.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $40/group size of 40  When the group site is not reserved, it is available for $15.00 (day or overnight use) on a first come, first served, walk in basis.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Moroni
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center:
  • Pets must be leashed in campground.
  • No livestock (horses) in the campground.
  • Reservations must be made 4 days in advance.
  • Day users are charged $3.00 per vehicle.
  • ATV's on designated routes only.
  • Utah OHV rules and laws are enforced on the Forest.  For a complete list of these, please contact Utah State Parks and Recreation OHV Education Office at 1-800-OHV-RIDE or on-line
  • This is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility; no garbage service is provided.
  • There are no water, electricity or sewer hookups.

General Information


From Moroni go 9 miles west, following the signs for Maple Canyon.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Fire Information Fire Rings
No. of Sites 12 single sites, 1 - 50 people group site
Reservation info: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or reserve on-line.


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