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Overview of Smithsonian Butte Dispersed Camping

No camping within 1/2 mile of either side of the road along the Smithsonian Butte National Back Country Byway. Once on top of the plateau, there are 4x4 routes onto the mesa arms that are open to camping.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Pad Type dirt

Elevation 4,560 ft / 1,389 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Smithsonian Butte Dispersed Camping

Carissa asked on 12/31/2019

I have seen that the reviews say it is about 20 minutes from Zion. Is that the route going the Rockville way? Is it d...

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Reviews of Smithsonian Butte Dispersed Camping 27 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 8 Users
Last reported 2/26/2020
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 8 Users
Last reported 8/31/2020
2bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 5 Users
Last reported 10/1/2019

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Amenities

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping

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