Blue Spruce Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Tent next to the creek in Blue Spruce 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.


  • 4 single campsites with picnic tables, and fire rings/grills
  • 2 double site with picnic tables, and fire rings/grills
  • Vault toilet
  • No garbage disposal, please pack it out

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Blue Spruce CG is run by the Forest Service, Fees to be paid year round. Water has been shut off for the season due to 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
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Escalante, Utah
Operated By: Concessionaire
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.

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