Winter Camping: No Bugs, Few People and the Cold - The New York Times

Introduction – 

One of the things that you should know is that Utah is a place, which is full of beauty, rich history, red-stone canyons and also consists of some popular national parks like that of capitol reef, arches, canyon, Bryce, Zion, and canyonlands. And, one of the best things that you will know is that all parks are a distance of 3 hours from each other. Here are some tips for you, if you are planning a winter camping Utah, north Utah has become sub-arctic during the off-season. But south Utah has become a playground for all outdoor enthusiastic people. Here in this guide, you will know about some of the Utah’s best campsites, so that you can plan your trip for winter. 

Sand Hollow State Park – 

This park is near the Zion National Park and it is 45 minutes to the west of Zion. It is Utah’s new State Park. It comprises of 2 camp grounds (one sandpit and other westside) on the BLM Land. Plus, each of the camp grounds have their own separate system for fee and it ranges somewhere between $25 to $38, in which you can pull a campervan. After you enter this beautiful and sui generis red sand landscape including sandy beaches & you can perform two activities here, one is picnicking and other is mountain biking. You can picnic around in many areas marked around the lake. You can relax & have meals enjoying remarkable views of mountains and sand dunes etc. 

Mountain Biking in Utah (Sand Hollow State Park) – 

Other activity that, you can do is mountain biking which is popular for both biking and hiking. While catching a scene of the gorgeous mountains of Utah, the bear claw poppy trail is one such trail that you can go with your chums. One of the tips is that, you should keep your binoculars because you will get more than 20,000 acres of wildlife area for viewing. Next, best place where you can do the winter camping is the red cliffs in red cliff conservation area. The BLM runs this campground and it will cost you around $15 per night. Also, you should know that only 11 sites are accessible which are available on first-come-first serve basis & each of them consists of a shaded picnic area, running water and fire pit. Also, the place is secluded that you will feel peaceful. 

Red Cliff Conservation Activities & Devil’s Garden in Arches & Canyonlands – 

One of the main activities that you can do in red cliff conservation is to see dinosaur tracks. There are 17 fresh-looking dino tracks. Plus, you can also do climbing, hiking and other adventurous activities here. In devils’ garden you can camp around the natural sandstone & scenery that are astonishing. You can visit the amusing Arches National Park which consists of the high number of natural arches around the world and more than 2500 of such can found in the devil’s garden. Also, you should note that there are no snacks or food available there, so you should make sure that your campervan consists of sufficient space for water and food.