Watchman Campground

Zion National Park

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Zion Park Blvd. Springdale, UT 84767 435-772-3256 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 37.1964, -112.9885

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Overview of Watchman Campground

Reservations are required year-round. No generators allowed. Some sites can accommodate RVs and trailers with a combined max length of 50 ft.

Food and garbage must be stored inside a vehicle or a lockable hard-sided container.

Number of Sites 176

Pad Type dirt

Reservations yes

Elevation 3,904 ft / 1,189 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 435-772-3256

Salty Turtle asked on 11/2/2022

Height Restrictions: I know this has been asked before, but has anyone recently been to Watchman with a 13' height?...

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smallbirdbigworld asked on 9/25/2022

Does anyone know when they release the reservations for this campground? I know it's 6 months in advance, but on what...

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camper-732901 asked on 8/14/2022

Does this park have public showers?

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DrBob806 asked on 11/17/2021

I see on the NPS website that the height limit for Watchman campsites is 12' 6"... are there low-hanging branches? My...

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From Gridlock To Boondocks asked on 4/29/2020

Do they have non electric sites for RVs or only tent campers? Website makes it seem like only tents

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Reviews of Watchman Campground 60 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Site Quality

Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/5G
Confirmed by 24 Users
Last reported 11/25/2022
AT&T 4G/5G
Confirmed by 17 Users
Last reported 11/25/2022
T-Mobile 4G/5G
Confirmed by 10 Users
Last reported 6/11/2022

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  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • ADA Accessible
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets
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Watchman Campground Dump Station

You cannot use the dump station

- Laurie

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Great location

- Vivian Mayflower

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Nice Access, Awful Site

- Bill

Zion Dump Station

Easy access of main entrance to Zion

- Jenn

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Don’t waste your time

- Caleb Hodges

Dalton Wash Road Dispersed Camping

Amazing disperses camping

- Danie143

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