Hells Backbone Road

Dixie National Forest

3 Reviews
Hells Backbone Rd. Escalante, UT 84726 435-826-5499 Official Website

GPS: 37.9623, -111.6433

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Overview of Hells Backbone Road

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101

Pad Type dirt

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 8213 ft

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Hells Backbone Road 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/15/2018
“A busy road. ”

Reviewed 6/15/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Not private but a nice view and close to Capitol Reef. Suggest Burr Trail as better alternative but no issues.

Access
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1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

3 reviews
“Stars, Pine Trees, and ROCKS!”

Reviewed 6/12/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A
Overall Rating

This was a really cool site and the drive is incredible (and scary). The stars were amazing and the area was flat enough to set up our two tents and probably a few more. We also found some neat rocks for any rock hounders out there- some ping pong ball sized geodes and plenty of agate and jasper along the shoulders on the way up. There... more

0bars
Verizon

GKost would stay here again

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20 reviews
“Gorgeous and 6-7k elevation ”

Reviewed 6/4/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Overall Rating

There are multiple campgrounds that are around $10/night, but none of them have AT&T service like this free spot.. Escalante is 1 hour from this spot and Boulder is about an hour too. So this is a primative place to camp, but the only place in the Escalante area in higher elevation with cell service. We highly recommend walking as f... more

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Deanna & Jarrod would stay here again

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  • Dispersed Camping
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