Blue Spruce Campground

Area Status: Open


Camping at Blue Spruces Campground

Blue Spruce Campground is a small campground adjacent to Pine Creek in a blue spruce forest. It offers pleasant temperatures and shade throughout the summer. It is close to several trails open to hiking, horseback riding, and mountian biking. It is also close to the Box-Death Hollow Wilderness area in which only hiking is allowed.


- 5 single campsites with picnic tables, and fire rings/grills
- 1 double site with picnic tables, and fire rings/grills
- Vault toilet
- No garbage disposal, please pack it out


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D4 - Blue Spruce CG - Creek  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Blue Spruce CG is run by the Forest Service, Fees to be paid year round. Water is shut off for during freezing temps.
Operational Hours: Year Round (weather permitting)
Reservations: Blue Spruce Campground is a first come, first served campround and does NOT offer reservations.
  • $9 for campsite
  • $4 for extra vehicle
Open Season: Year Round (weather permitting)
Usage: Light-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
  • Street legal OHVs are allowed in all Dixie National Forest campgrounds;OHV/ ATVs are allowed in Blue Spruce campsite 1.
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Escalante, Utah
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Escalante Interagency Visitor Center: (435) 826-5499

General Information


From Escalante, turn north on 300 East. At 0.7 miles the road will fork, stay right. After 3.5 miles the road will turn to dirt and is now called Forest Road 153 (FR 153). At 13.6 miles the road will fork, turn right following the sign to “Hells Backbone Bridge” (FR 153). At 18 miles turn left on FR 145 to Blue Spruce Campground.

General Notes:

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

  • Tent camping is preferrred.  RVs are not recommended due to limited space in the campground.

River and Stream Fishing

Check the Utah Division of Wildlife website for more information on fishing in Utah, along with where to purchase fishing licenses.


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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