Canyonlands National Park
Murphy Point Overlook is available as an At-Large Backpacking Zone and is only available by permit to 1 group at a time. You may obtain a permit by going to https://www.recreation.gov/permits/4675315
There are no established campsites. It is essential that you choose an area on bare rock, in a…
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This is a magical campsite. Canyonlands NP issues one permit per night for this area, so you have it completely to yourself! The permits are reservable at recreation.gov. This was my first experience backpacking, but it was so amazing that I️ can’t wait to do it again! The hike in was only 1.7…
We floated the Green several years ago and were so happy to see this as our final campsite!!! This year we headed to Dead Horse Point to see the view from the top. The pictures are recent. This campground was beautiful, if a little buggy in June!
We think that Murphy Point Overlook is one of the best-kept secrets in the entire National Park system (and we visited every national park last year!)
After reading about this unique backcountry campsite in our National Geographic “Secrets of the National Parks” guide book, we were shocked that…
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Murphy Point Overlook: At-Large Backpacking Zone is located in Utah