Camping in Utah
Camping in the Wasatch

Campgrounds near Salt Lake

From RVs to basic cabins to tents, if you want your base in Salt Lake to be a campground, we've got the place for you. Of course, with hikingbikingand all the nearby attractions available, it might be the best camping trip of your life. Camping in Salt Lake can be a great way to stretch your budget as you explore the high mountain desert.

Camping in Millcreek Canyon

Campgrounds can be found throughout Millcreek Canyon and don’t require reservations. However, there is a small fee to be paid when you leave the canyon. Camping sites here are primitive, and you are required to pack out everything in addition to hiking at least a half mile off the road.

Millcreek Canyon Mountain Biking

Camping in Little Cottonwood and Big Cottonwood Canyons

Little and Big Cottonwood Canyons campsites are available year-round. Reservations, including fees must be made through Recreation.gov. Campgrounds range from primitive sites to areas with potable water and may even include amenities like baseball fields and volleyball courts. Campers in these areas typically enjoy hiking, biking, and fly fishing.

Silver Lake in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Campgrounds in Salt Lake

If you really want to camp (or maybe you're more into glamping a.k.a. "glamorous camping") within the city, Pony Express RV Resort & Campground is just minutes from the Great Salt Lake and downtown. The campsites rest at the edge of civilization with easy access to biking and hiking trails. Meanwhile the pet-friendly, Salt Lake City KOA offers high-speed WiFi at campsites with fire rings and nearby showers just two miles from Temple Square.

 

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