I think there are more scenic free campsites in Utah than in any other state.
Southern Utah is the ultimate adventure destination but its rugged beauty is actually not available to everyone. For the most part, it is reserved for those who are willing to forgo a few luxuries.
In some of the most picturesque locations, hotel rooms simply don't exist. Even in nearby towns they are scarce; as are restaurants. For RVers, full service campgrounds (with hook-ups) are also hard to find but, if you enjoy boondocking or tent-camping, you'll think you've died and gone to heaven in southern Utah!
Once again, we were amazed at how many scenic free campsites we discovered, many of them near this state's most popular parks and tourist attractions. For instance, we found free camping just outside Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches, and Zion National Parks.
Of course the secret, as always, is finding these legal free campsites. And I've done that for you!
Here's a glimpse of us camped in just a few of these scenic free campsites in southern Utah:
The Frugal Shunpiker's Guide "RV Boondocking In Southern Utah" provides precise, easy-to-follow directions to 82 frugal or free campsites that we personally use near the most popular (and lesser-known but waiting for you to discover them) destinations in southern Utah.
This 90-page printable eBook is now available for immediate download.
Many other guidebooks and websites will tell you about campgrounds but not the free ones.
Through twelve years of shunpiking (driving the back roads), we've discovered many boondocking locations. Most are right on route to southern Utah's major attractions.
If you prefer to camp in scenic free campsites, prefer traveling around rather than staying in one place, and are looking for affordable adventures and variety in your RV travels, you need this guide.
This guide is not just for RVers. All but two of the 82 suggested frugal (mostly free) campsites listed in this guide are suitable for tents as well as RVs. A complete camping accessibility index will tell you whether a tent can be set up at each campsite. The same index suggests what size of RV can most easily access the sites.
This 90-page printable eBook contains:
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We spent lots of time in Utah and Arizona last fall and winter and your guides were very helpful!!! We explored more areas than we would have done without your information.
Just wanted to tell you how much I've enjoyed your Arizona and Utah books. I'm going to read through the California book next and save the New Mexico book for last. Your approach to travel, hiking, and camping closely aligns with ours so your books are especially valuable.
John R. Schroeder,
I purchased your Utah book for a trip we took last July. Because I don't like crowds, I wanted to find some good, off-the-beaten-path camping spots where we could be alone. For this reason, and the fact that I am cheap and wanted free camping, I bought your book.
Near Bryce, we stayed at the place you mention on page 44. It was high season and Bryce was packed but we were all alone at this wonderful spot. Thank you for the great resource. As we continue our motorhoming experiences, we will continue benefiting from yours.
Martin Van Enoo
We have been anxiously waiting for you to publish Utah - our most favorite state. We have been to Utah numerous times but never with free campsites. Can't wait!
I can't help being so excited about your books. They are exactly what my husband and I have been searching for ( for years ). If only we had these when we only had three weeks to travel in.
The books will be of great value to us as we plan to travel all winter; starting in Texas (for warmth) and moving up to Utah as the weather allows. Then starting over and over again as the years go by.
Just want to let you know I have just hiked Calf Creek Trail and you were right!!!!
Incredible adventures these last three weeks and your Arizona and Utah guidebooks were FANTASTIC!!! Yes you can quote me.
Thank you so much. You have saved me money and shown me incredible sights! I now look forward to November and using the books again on my way to Mexico.
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