South Campground

South Campground
South Campground

South Campground will close for the 2017 season on November 27, 2017. It will reopen March 1, 2018 as a reservation campground. Reservations will be made through

South Campground is located ½ mile from the South Entrance. There are 117 campsites (including three wheelchair accessible) available first-come, first-served. For the 2017 season, we have added 4 group sites that will accommodate 7-15 people, available first-come, first-served.

Campsites typically fill up daily between 9 am and noon, March through October. There may be sites available every morning at the South Campground. Campers begin lining up for a campsite as early as 5:30 am. The camp host will not start assigning campsites til 7:00 am during the long daylight hours or 7:30/8:00 am during the early spring/fall hours.

There are no hook-ups available in this campground; 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.

Hammocks are allowed in the campground with the following guidelines: Must be over the footprint of the campsite, limited to tress 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/Access Pass receive a 50% discount on individual campsites. There is no discount on group sites. There is no discount on camping fees for an Interagency Annual Pass ($80 pass).

Shaded/tree sites can only accommodate vehicles with maximum height of 13 feet (3.96 meters).

The new group sites can accommodate a minimum of 7 people and maximum of 15 people; up to 5 vehicles (which can include an RV, trailer, pop-up camper, or utility trailer); 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).

South Campground Map
South Campground Regulations

Call 435-772-3256 for additional information on camping.

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Last updated: September 18, 2017

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Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767


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