Tom's Best Spring

Dixie National Forest

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Toms Best Spring Rd. (FR-117)
Panguitch, UT 84759
435-676-9300
435-865-3700
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GPS: 37.7275, -112.2477

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 7872 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

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

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4bars
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John T

21 Coachmen Viking 21RD
75 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: 37.7315, -112.2454

John T would stay here again

“Beautiful forested campsite”

Reviewed Jun 07, 2018

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There are campsites along the first 1 1/2 miles of FR117, but none beyond that. There are also sites within the first 100 yards or so on some of the side roads, but I wouldn’t go further down the side roads without scouting first, because some of those roads get pretty rough as you get further from 117. I camped 1 mile in from Hwy 1... more

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82 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

Vicaribus would stay here again

“Great space, didn’t see a person for days, full fast LTE”

Reviewed May 20, 2018

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There are a ton of spots all over this easily accessible road- our rig has low clearance and terrible suspension and we were just fine. We pulled down the first major left and went down about a mile until we came to a perfect spot over looking the canyon. There were a few tight spots through trees getting back there so don’t recomme... more

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KyneKirk

Chevy Express 2500
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

KyneKirk would stay here again

“Quiet, Clean and very close to Bryce Canyon and Red Canyon”

Reviewed May 07, 2018

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Easy access with smooth gravel main road and numerous dirt side roads with plenty of sites and fire rings. Vault toilet at junction of rt 12 and Tom's Best Road. Paved bike trail can be accessed at same location as the vault toilet and runs along south side of rt 12 from Red Canyon all the way into Bryce Canyon. Beautiful location ... more

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Days stayed: 1

ccp005 would stay here again

“Good spot”

Reviewed Mar 28, 2018

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It was clean and uncrowned. Very close to the park. It’s right off the main road and it’s easily accessible. No 4x4 needed

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NomadicNeighbors

32 Fleetwood Tioga
64 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 12

NomadicNeighbors would stay here again

“Another One for the Record Books!”

Reviewed Jul 20, 2017

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This place has got it all! The access road is in really good shape, ancillary roads are hit or miss. Some sites are very large and level, and most of them are very well spaced out. The trees are just tight enough to offer nice shade and hammock hanging, while sparse enough to afford a lot of good sun for solar. The Verizon signal ... more

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2WanderAway - Sha...
Bend, OR
31 Winnebago Sightseer
2014 Jeep Wrangler
64 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

2WanderAway - Shannon would stay here again

“Great Access To Bryce, Red Canyon and More”

Reviewed Jun 26, 2017

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We scouted out this area and showed up after filling up with water and dumping at the Red Canyon Campground. Tons of spots exist all along the road. So if you are able, look around to find the best spots. A few easy access spots right off the highway - we went higher and farther back for better views. We had hammock trees, good s... more

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34 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14

33andfree would stay here again

“Trees surround you and the chatter of cows will have you laughing”

Reviewed Jun 25, 2017

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We for some reason decided to check out southern Utah in June/July and they were having a crazy heat wave. Luckily we found an RV park that was about $13 a day in Panguitch before the temperatures cooled. We checked out all the areas and this had the best spots for larger rigs. It's close to Panguitch if you need gas, groceries or prop... more

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6 reviews
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fillingourbucket would stay here again

“Great access to Bryce Canyon National Park and Red Rock Canyon. 7700 ft elevation. Wooded area. ”

Reviewed May 23, 2017

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Loved this gem. Short drive to Bryce for great hiking.

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8 reviews
Days stayed: 1

Bentmaps.com would stay here again

“Bentmaps would stay here again!”

Reviewed May 19, 2017

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Easy access to Bryce National Park, about 15 minute drive and to Red Rock Canyon. There is a sign on Hwy. 12 that says Tom's Best Spring Rd. Multiple sites as you continue to drive farther down the road. We picked the first available site, about three in. It was very quiet, no visible neighbors. Occasional car would pass. Easy ac... more

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A Streamin Life

30 Airstream Classic Limited
2008 Dodge RAM 2500
17 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7

A Streamin Life would stay here again

“Peaceful Camping in the Woods but Really Close to Bryce Canyon”

Reviewed May 10, 2017

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We stayed here for about a week in the beginning of May 2017 and absolutely loved our time here. We stayed along Forest Road 3626 which branches off of 117 or Tom's Best Spring Rd. 3636 starts and ends on 117. There are a few spots on the northern intersection of 3626 but if they are full we would recommend turning around. 3626 is quit... more

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