Calf Creek Recreation Area Campground

Calf Creek Campground is a desert oasis located within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The Recreation Area includes a 13-site campground, a day-use picnic area and a trailhead. The campground provides small sites nestled along Calf Creek on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Adventure is at Your Fingertips

Hours & Amenities

  • Calf Creek Campground is open year-round.
  • Amenities include toilets, picnic tables and fire rings.
  • Due to space limitations, Calf Creek Campground does not accommodate over-sized vehicles.
  • There is no group campsite.
  • Trash collection is not provided.
  • Please pack out all trash and garbage.

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Fee Info. Rules/Regs

  • The fee is $15 per site, per night for individual campsites.
  • Pets are allowed, but they must be leashed while in Calf Creek Campground, and their waste must be disposed of properly.
  • Please practice responsible outdoor ethics, more commonly referred to as 'Leave No Trace Principles', for more information on outdoor ethics, visit
  • No dumping of grey water or black water from RV units.
  • No fires outside of designated campsite fire grates.
  • No digging of holes or pits.
  • No gathering firewood or damaging vegetation.

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Paria River District: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: Calf Creek Falls



Escalante Field Station
755 West Main Street

Geographic Coordinates

37.79528333, -111.4133861


Calf Creek Recreation Area Campground is located 15 Miles east of Escalante UT on Highway 12.


Calf Creek Campground provides 13 campsites. They are first-come first-serve at $15.00 per campsite per night. Interagency Senior and Access Pass Holders receive 50% off camping fees.