South Campground: Reservations only camping (campground re-opened August 16, 2020). Typical season is from March, 2020 through October, 2020. Reservations must be made online up to two weeks in advance at Recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777.
CAUTION: Many campsites in both South and Watchman Campgrounds are located near the North Fork of the Virgin River. Please be aware of the recent toxic cyanobacteria bloom in the river; the National Park Service recommends avoiding contact with the water of the North Fork of the Virgin River at this time.
South Campground is located ½ mile from the South Entrance. There are 117 campsites (including three wheelchair accessible). South Campground has three flat sites, but no accessible facilities such as restrooms or trails. Campers staying in South Campground can travel .3 miles to the Watchman Campground to utilize accessible restrooms if necessary.
RV Hookups & Generators There are no hook-ups available in this campground, though a dump station with potable water is available for campers. Generators are allowed from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Shaded/tree sites can only accommodate vehicles with maximum height of 12 feet 6 inches (3.84 meters).
Hammocks are allowed in the campground with the following guidelines: Must be over the footprint of the campsite, limited to trees 10 inches in diameter with adequate padding around the tree and only 2 hammocks are allowed to be suspended from the same tree.
Campsites are $20 per night for individual campsites and $50 for group sites. Owners of an Interagency Senior/Golden Age or Interagency Access Pass receive a 50% discount on individual campsites.There is no discount on group sites. There is no discount on camping fees for Interagency Annual Passes.
Group Sites South Campground's group sites accommodate a minimum of 7 people and maximum of 15 people; up to 5 vehicles (RVs, trailers, pop-up campers, and utility trailers count toward this total); and a maximum of 6 tents. Check the map at the campground kiosk for the location of these sites (indicated as Group Site A, B, C, or D).