Red Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open

The Red Canyon Campground is situated amid ponderosa pine in Red Canyon along Scenic Byway Utah State Highway 12. It is surrounded by Pink Claron Limestone formations similar to those found in Bryce Canyon National Park.

The area around the campground has an extensive trail system for hiking, mountain biking and roadbike riding. The Buckhorn Trailhead is located inside the campground, which is a short trail that can be connected to the Golden Wall Trail to make a scenic 5 mile round trip hike. There is also easy access to the Red Canyon Bicycle Trail and the Red Canyon Visitor Center. Stop by and see us!


  • 37 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits/grills, tent pads
  • Drinking water
  • Flush and vault toilets
  • Showers
  • Dump station
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Reservations: Red Canyon Campground does not offer reservations it is a First come, first served campground.
  • See Information Board at Campground for pricing.
Open Season: Late April - Early October
Usage: Medium
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Panguitch, UT
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Red Canyon Visitor Center: 435-676-2676

General Information


The campground is located approximately 4 miles east on SR12 from US 89.  It is on the right side of the road. 


Campground Camping

  • Some sites have been modified to assist users with physical impairments.

RV Camping

  • Accommodates RVs up to 45 feet in length
  • No hook ups
  • Dump station

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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7,240 feet