Learn about camping and boondocking in Utah

Smithsonian Butte Road Dispersed Camping Map, Rockville, UT

Smithsonian Butte Road runs south from Rockville, UT, which lies about 15 minutes away from Zion National Park. Camping is not allowed along Smithsonian Butte Road, but it is permitted along a couple of spur roads that stretch across Wire Mesa and Grafton Mesa.

Utah Rest Area Map

Information for this Utah rest area map comes from the Utah Department of Transportation. These are all of the official Utah rest areas, some of which include parking areas, welcome centers, and overlooks. Click on a map marker to see...

A Guide to Boondocking in Utah

Boondocking in Utah! Boondocking in Utah is one of the more popular places for dispersed camping due to six different national forests, an abundance of BLM lands, and several national monuments. The state also offers a generous state trust land policy for campers, and there are also boondocking opportunities at its state wildlife management areas. Utah Boondocking Map This Utah Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews… [AK] [AL] [AR] [AZ] [CA] [CO] [CT] [DE] [FL] [GA] [HI] [IA] [ID] ... Read more

Utah Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at Utah Rest Areas? Can you sleep in your car at a Utah Rest Area? How many hours can you stay at a Utah Rest Area? Is camping permitted at Utah Rest Areas?

Camping on Utah State Trust Lands

Camping on Utah State Trust Lands is permitted for everyone, and is free of cost. The State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Land Administration (SITLA) maintains a policy of allowing the public to enter its State Trust Lands and enjoy camping and...