ROCK CANYON, UT

Rock Canyon Campground is located on scenic Squaw Peak Road, far above Utah Valley at an elevation of 6,500 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails.This isolated campground is forested with dense stands of maple, scrub oak and fir trees, which offer plentiful shade. Grassy meadows...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 14 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Campground has no water; campers must bring their own supply
  • Much of Squaw Peak Road is narrow, steep and winding
  • Gate closes nightly at 10 p.m.
  • Off-road vehicles and horses are not permitted
  • Please check-in with the host at Hope Campground on your way to the site
  • For additional information, please call 801-226-3564
  • Click here for more info about the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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Overview

Overview

Rock Canyon Campground is located on scenic Squaw Peak Road, far above Utah Valley at an elevation of 6,500 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails.

Natural Features:

This isolated campground is forested with dense stands of maple, scrub oak and fir trees, which offer plentiful shade. Grassy meadows and wildflowers dot this beautiful area. Stunning views of Rock Canyon and a sliver of Utah Valley are visible from a turnout just before the campground.

Recreation:

Rock Canyon Trail begins in the campground, offering excellent hiking and biking opportunities. The Squaw Peak Trail to the summit of Squaw Peak can be accessed just outside the campground. Squaw Peak Road is open to mountain biking.

Rock Canyon is a rock climber's paradise, with hundreds of climbing routes available.

Facilities:

This primitive campground contains four group sites, each named after a notable figure in U.S. Forest Service history. Sites contain picnic tables and campfire circles; some have serving tables.

Vault toilets are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. A host is located at nearby Hope Campground.

Booking Window
Mon Aug 04 2014 - Fri Jul 31 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 23 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Sun Sep 13 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Campfire Circles
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilets
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Scenic Overlooks
Within 10 Miles
  • Firewood
  • Host
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 23 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $70.00-$130.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Sep 13 2015
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $70.00-$130.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.26806, -111.58028
40°16'5"N, 111°34'49"W

From I-15, take exit 272 toward 800 North/Highway 52. Proceed east on 800 North to the mouth of Provo Canyon. Go left into the canyon on Highway 189 for 2 miles to the Squaw Peak Road turnoff. Turn right onto Squaw Peak Road and continue 9.5 miles to the campground. The first 5 miles of Squaw Peak Road are paved. The last 4.5 miles to the campground are on maintained dirt/gravel.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

ROCK CANYON
PROVO CANYON
OREM  UT  84057

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)226-3564
Additional Information