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Pitch a tent or park an RV in one of 2,000 Utah state park campsites. Have peace of mind knowing a campsite, cabin, yurt, pavilion or boat slip is waiting. Reservations are accepted by telephone or online. Please have your credit or debit card ready as we no longer accept cash or checks for reservations.

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Utah State Parks Reservation Call Center 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

(800) 322-3770 
 

 

  • Reservation Policies

    Reservation Policies​

    Individual Campsite Reservations: Individual campsite reservations are accepted up to four months in advance from park arrival date. If campsites are available, reservations can be made a minimum of two days in advance of arrival date. An $8 non-refundable reservation fee is charged for each site reserved. 

    Number of Sites: Customers may reserve up to three campsites per phone call or internet session at one park for the same date and time period. Parties requiring additional space are encouraged to reserve a group area.

    Group Campsite Reservations: Group reservations are accepted up to 11 months in advance from park arrival date. A $10.25 non-refundable fee is charged for group site and building rentals. A minimum, non-refundable fee, will be charged at the time the reservation is made.

    Security Deposits:  Parks may require a refundable security deposit for group areas, cabins and yurts.  The amount will vary depending on the park and amenities.  Please ask the reservation agent or contact the park for more information.

    Length of Stay: Length of stay is limited to 14 days within any 30-day period. Some parks allow longer stays (with park manager permission) or contact park directly for information.

    Payment: Full payment is required at the time a reservation is made. Payments can be made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover (or debit card with Visa or MasterCard logo). Please allow up to 24 hours after a credit card payment for your reservation to be confirmed.

    Check-In, Check-Out: Check-in times vary- check your confirmation for specific times. 

    No Show and Late Arrival: Campsites not occupied by 10 a.m. the day after the scheduled arrival date are forfeited and made available to other campers. Many parks do not allow access after 10 p.m. If you must arrive late, notify the park. No refunds are given for no shows or late arrivals.

    Confirmation: A reservation confirmation letter, with campsite and campground information, arrival and departure dates, park rules, and reservation policies, is emailed to the address you provide.  

    Changes and Cancellations:  Cancellations are accepted online 24 hours a day, seven days a week or by calling the Reservation Call Center Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mountain Time)

    • Individual site cancellations made four days or more in advance of your scheduled arrival incur an $8 cancellation fee in addition to the $8 reservation fee. Cancellations made less than four days in advance forfeit one night's fee in addition to the cancellation and reservation fees.
    • Group area cancellations made 14 days or more in advance of your scheduled arrival incur an $8 cancellation fee in addition to the $10.25 reservation fee. Cancellations made less than 14 days in advance forfeit one night's fee in addition to the cancellation and reservation fees.
    • Changes: Changes to an existing reservation can only be made by contacting the Reservation Call Center. Changes can be made up to two days prior to your scheduled arrival date and incur a $5 change fee per site.

    Refunds: Refunds are not given for bugs, bad weather, changing park conditions like fluctuation in water levels or fire bans. Refunds for canceled reservations will be made by crediting that same card, minus applicable fees.

    Emergency Closures: In the event of a natural emergency or sudden campground closure, all camping fees will be refunded.

    Campsite Limits and Extra Vehicles: Unless otherwise noted on your confirmation, one camping unit and a maximum of eight people are allowed per campsite. A camping unit is one tent, one trailer or one camper. Entrance for one vehicle is allowed per campsite with your reservation. A vehicle and attached in-tow equipment is considered one vehicle. An additional passenger vehicle, space permitting, will be charged half the camping fee per night, with any odd amounts being rounded to the next dollar. Campsites that are $10 per night will charge an extra vehicle the full $10.

    Quiet Hours: 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

    Unreserved Campsites: All unreserved campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Campsites for the Disabled: Accessible sites are available at some parks. Please call the Reservation Call Center for details.

  • Park Rules

    General Park Rules​

    Please observe these general park rules and regulations to ensure everyone's visit is pleasant.  Some parks may have additional rules.

    Camping – Camp only in designated areas.  Each permit covers one vehicle and any attached recreational equipment.  There is an extra fee for additional vehicles or camping equipment.  Site capacity strictly enforced.

    Quiet Hours – 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.  All generators and music must be turned off.  Voices and noise must be kept down.  

    Generators - Generators must be turned off between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., as per the quiet hour rule.  However, at Snow Canyon and Kodachrome Basin, generators may only be on from noon to 4 p.m.

    Fires – Campfires may be built in specified areas only; gathering or chopping firewood is prohibited.  Please be aware that fire restrictions may be implemented at any time.  Do not leave fires unattended.

    Plants, Animals and Rocks – All plants, animals, minerals and other natural features in state parks are protected.  It is unlawful to hassle, remove, alter or destroy them.

    Pets – Pets are allowed at most Utah State Parks. However, please be mindful of these exceptions:
    Antelope Island State Park - Pets not allowed on the Frary Peak Trail
    Bear Lake State Park - Pets not allowed on beaches or in the water
    Dead Horse Point State Park - Pets not allowed on the Intrepid Trail
    East Canyon State Park - Pets not allowed in day-use area or on beach
    Jordanelle State Park - Pets not allowed at Rock Cliff Rec. Area (Dogs are allowed at Hailstone and on Jordanelle Reservoir)
    Deer Creek State Park - Pets not allowed outside of campground or onboard boats
    Snow Canyon State Park- Pets are allowed only in campground, West Canyon Road and Whiptail Trail. 

    Pets are not allowed in buildings, cabins or yurts. Service animals are the only animals admitted inside park buildings. Pets must always be on a maximum six-foot leash and never left unattended. Do not leave pets tied to a tree or post, or left in hot vehicles. Please remember to pick-up after your pets.

    Bicycles – Bicycling is permitted on established public roads, in parking areas and on approved trails. Check park pages for specific parks and trails.

    Off-Highway Vehicles – Off-highway vehicle riding is permitted in some parks.  Visit the off-highway vehicle webpage for riding information.

    Parking – Park only in designated parking areas.  All wheels must stay on the pavement.  Interpretive pull-outs and points of interest in the park are not designated parking areas.  Do not park along the roadside.

    Speed Limit – The speed limit within all park areas is 14 m.p.h. unless otherwise posted.

    Waste Water – It is unlawful to dump or to drain water from campers or trailers onto the ground.  A sanitary disposal station is provided for registered campers at most state parks.

    Glass Bottles – Glass bottles (of any shape or size) are prohibited on and around state park beaches.  For safety and
    courtesy, please keep all glass away from beaches and dispose of glass bottles appropriately.

    Metal Detecting – The use of metal detectors is prohibited without a permit from the park.  At any state park, it is illegal to remove, alter, or destroy any natural or man-made feature or item.  Therefore, anything found must be turned in at the park.

    Fireworks – Fireworks (including firecrackers) are prohibited in state parks.

    Firearms– Firearms are allowed in state parks and their use is regulated by state law. Firearms and other weapons may not be used in state park buildings, in camping and picnic sites, at overlooks, on golf courses, boat ramps or developed beaches, or within 600 feet of any building (76-10-508 UCA).

    Accidents – Please report accidents or suspicious activities to a Park Ranger.  In an emergency, please call 911

    Permits – A Special Use Permit is required for all special events and all commercial or professional filming and photography.

  • Group Use

    Group Use

    Whether you're planning a family reunion of boating and off-highway vehicle riding at Sand Hollow, a corporate golf tournament at Wasatch Mountain, or an intimate wedding ceremony under the cottonwood trees of Fielding Garr Ranch at Antelope Island, Utah's state parks provide spectacular backdrops and venues for family reunions, weddings, corporate outings and meetings, and other special events.

    Utah's state parks offer affordable facilities for group day-use such as indoor meeting rooms, outdoor pavilions, and clubhouses for golf tournaments or special events. Overnight accommodations include areas for group tent and RV camping, and group-use pavilions. Concession services within select parks also offer boat rentals, cabins, general store, and catering.

    Reservations are recommended for group-use facilities.  A non-refundable reservation is fee is also due at the time of booking.  Depending on your group and activities, a Special Use Permit may be required.

    Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions​

    What hours can I make a reservation?
    You can make online reservations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at utahstateparks.reserveamerica.com. You can also call the Reservation Office at (800) 322-3770 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We do not take reservations in person. Two-day advanced notice is required to make a reservation.

    How can I make my Internet reservation faster?

    Set up an account ahead of time. Familiarize yourself with the process of making an online reservation before trying to book one on a busy opening date.  Reservations can book within minutes on busy holiday weekends and for special events.

    How far in advance can I make a reservation?
    Individual campsites are available for reservation on a four-month rolling basis. For example, on January 10 individual sites are available for reservation through May 10. Group sites are available for reservation on an 11-month rolling basis. You can book a maximum of 13 days beyond the last date of the reservation window.

    How much does it cost to make a reservation?
    An $8 non-refundable reservation fee is charged for each individual site reserved- payment in full is required at the time reservation is made. Campsite fees from $10 to $28 per night. The reservation fee is $10.25 for group sites. Some group sites charge a flat-rate fee, while others charge $3 per person per night, with a minimum occupancy.

    What is the maximum number of days that I can stay in a park?
    Length of stay is limited to 14 days within any 30-day period. If you wish to stay longer please contact the park manager and we will do our best to accommodate you if we are able.

    How many vehicles can I have at my site?
    Unless otherwise noted on your confirmation, one camping unit and a maximum of eight people are allowed per campsite. A camping unit is one tent, one trailer or one camper (not a combination or multiples). An automobile with attached in-tow equipment is considered one vehicle. An extra passenger vehicle (if allowed) will be charged half the camping fee per night (rounded to the next dollar). Sites that are $10 per night will charge an extra vehicle the full $10 fee.

    How many people can camp on my site?
    The maximum capacity of most individual campsites is eight people (16 people in double sites). Group site capacities vary; for specifics, please call the park directly or call the Reservation Call Center at (800) 322-3770.

    Do children and infants count towards campsite capacity?
    Yes.

    How many reservations can I make at one time?
    You may reserve up to three campsites at one park, per phone call or internet session, for the same date and time period. Parties requiring additional space are encouraged to reserve one of our group areas.

    What if I can't use my reservation?
    Please check the reservation policies page for information on cancellation charges.

    What if I do not show up or cancel?
    Please check the reservation policies page.

    What if I leave early?
    If you are leaving as a result of a natural emergency or sudden campground closure, camping fees will be refunded. For any other reason, please notify park staff before leaving the park.

    What are the check-in and checkout times?
    Check-in times vary- please check the reservation policies page.

    Where can I set up on my site?
    You must camp only in those places specifically provided or marked. If a tent pad is provided, tents must only be placed on the tent pad. All vehicles, RVs, and trailers must be parked on the paved driveway in your campsite. Driving or parking off road is not permitted.

    Can I have a campfire or portable stove?
    Yes. Portable gas-burning stoves are always allowed. Fires may be built only in fire rings, stoves, grills, or fireplaces provided for that purpose. Please bring your own wood, as you are not allowed to gather or chop wood in the park. Check with park staff before using a portable fire ring or charcoal barbeque grill. Do not leave your fire unattended. Be sure your fire is completely extinguished before leaving. Obey all fire restrictions; fires may be restricted or prohibited at various times. If you're ever unsure about having a fire, please check the park's current conditions page.

    What are quiet hours in the park?
    Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. All generators must be turned off during these hours.  Voices and noise must be kept down.

    How many amps are your electrical posts?
    They are 20, 30 or 50 amps depending on the park. For more specific information please view the park's web page.

    Can you look up my friend's reservation or tell me which site they are in?
    No. To protect the privacy of our customers, we don't release any account information to anyone other than the account holder. In this situation we would recommend that you contact your friend for this information.

    Can I pay for my reservation with cash or check?
    No. We no longer accept cash or check payments, however we accept all credit cards.

    Can I make a camping reservation during winter months?
    Yes, depending on the park. Some parks are in operation and accept reservations year-round while other parks offer winter camping on a first-come, first served basis. Some parks completely close their campgrounds for the winter. For an updated list of open campgrounds, please visit the current conditions page on this website.

    Can I reserve a group picnic shelter or group campground?
    Yes. Many of our state parks offer group day-use areas and group campgrounds. Group reservations are accepted up to 11 months in advance from your park departure date. A non-refundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals and will be charged at the time the reservation is made.