White House Campground

overview of Whitehouse campground
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Kanab Field Office 669 S Highway 89A Kanab, UT 84747

Latitude/Longitude:
37.07993889, -111.8902833
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White House campground is located approximately 43 miles east of Kanab, Utah, two miles to the south of Highway 89 and the Paria Contact Station, at the end of Monument Road 751 (map 2). The campground sits in a broad valley between the Paria River and scenic white-grey sandstone buttes.

Fee Description:

Individual campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis; they cannot be reserved. And are are $12 per site, per night.

White House Campground

Overview

White House campground is located approximately 43 miles east of Kanab, Utah, two miles to the south of Highway 89 and the Paria Contact Station, at the end of Monument Road 751 . The campground sits in a broad valley between the Paria River and scenic white-grey sandstone buttes. The campground was constructed in the 1970s, and, until it was reconstructed (2017- 2019), was combined with a trailhead accessing the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness. The campground has been primarily used by hikers and backpackers as a staging area for trips into the Paria Canyon Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, which is jointly managed by the KFO, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM), and Vermilion Cliffs National Monument (VCNM). 

Recreation

White House campground serves visitors to the Grand Staircase-Escalante National monument and the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. Recreation activities in this area primarily include sightseeing, photography, hiking, and backpacking, bordering the The Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness. Day use permits for the The Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness can be found at Recreation.gov , Overnight permits into The Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness must be obtained in advance more informaition can be found on blm.gov 

Facilities

White House Campground is open year-round. it has Seven carcamping sites (including parking), and 5 walk-in, tent-camping sites areas and tent pads

All campsites are for individual groups; the campground does not offer group sites.

Amenities include vault toilets, fire rings picnic tables, tent pads and a sand/gravel access road.

Drinking water and trash disposal are available at the Paria Contact Station at the northern end of the campground access road.

Natural Features

Enjoy te remote capground, located on the border of The Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Day Use provides access to outstanding scenery, desert wildlife, colorful history, and opportunities for primitive Day hikes within the Kanab Field office and Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. 

Nearby Attractions

White House Campground is a highly sought after by local, national, and international visitors. it is close to Zion, Brice Glen canyon, other National Parks, Vermillion and Grand staircase National Monuments, Kaibab and Dixie National Forests, Paria Canyon Wilderness, and other recreational opportunities surrounding attract visitors from all over the world.

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HOURS & AMENITIES

  • White House Campground is open year-round.
  • All campsites are for individual groups; the campground does not offer group sites.
  • Amenities include vault toilets, fire rings picnic tables, tent pads and a sand/gravel access road.
  • Drinking water and trash disposal are available at the Paria Contact Station at the northern end of the campground access road.

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Fee Info. Rules/Regs

  • Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis; they cannot be reserved through Recreation.gov.
  • The fee is $12 per site, per night per campsite. Cash or check is accepted on site at the Fee Collection Tube.
  • 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.
  • Please practice responsible outdoor ethics, more commonly referred to as 'Leave No Trace Principles', for more information on outdoor ethics, visit BLM.gov/outdoorethics. A trash dumpster is provided for campground visitors.
  • The campground is not suited for vehicles or trailers longer than 25 feet.
  • Pets are allowed, but they must be leashed, and their waste must be disposed of properly.
  • Stock animals (including horses) are not allowed in the campground.