Hells Backbone Road

Dixie National Forest

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Hells Backbone Rd.
Escalante, UT 84726
435-826-5499
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GPS: 37.9623, -111.6433

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 8213 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
“A busy road. ”

Reviewed Jun 15, 2018

Overall Rating

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

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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


3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A

GKost would stay here again

“Stars, Pine Trees, and ROCKS!”

Reviewed Jun 12, 2018

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

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


19 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

Deanna & Jarrod would stay here again

“Gorgeous and 6-7k elevation ”

Reviewed Jun 04, 2018

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

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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


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