About Rock Canyon
Rock Canyon Campground is located on scenic Squaw Peak Road, far above Utah Valley at an elevation of 6,500 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails. Natural Features: This isolated campground is forested with dense stands of maple, scrub oak and fir trees, which offer plentiful shade. Grassy meadows and wildflowers dot this beautiful area. Stunning views of Rock Canyon and a sliver of Utah Valley are visible from a turnout just before the campground. Recreation: Rock Canyon Trail begins in the campground, offering excellent hiking and biking opportunities. The Squaw Peak Trail to the summit of Squaw Peak can be accessed just outside the campground. Squaw Peak Road is open to mountain biking. Rock Canyon is a rock climbers paradise, with hundreds of climbing routes available. Facilities: This primitive campground contains four group sites, each named after a notable figure in U.S. Forest Service history. Sites contain picnic tables and campfire circles; some have serving tables. Vault toilets are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. A host is located at nearby Hope Campground. ACTIVITIES Biking: Mountain Biking Hiking
USDA Forest Service
Rock Canyon is located in Utah
From I-15, take exit 272 toward 800 North/Highway 52. Proceed east on 800 North to the mouth of Provo Canyon. Go left into the canyon on Highway 189 for 2 miles to the Squaw Peak Road turnoff. Turn right onto Squaw Peak Road and continue 9.5 miles to the campground. The first 5 miles of Squaw Peak Road are paved. The last 4.5 miles to the campground are on maintained dirt/gravel.
4 Reviews of Rock Canyon
this is not a place i go to to have a pre-set picnic and fire campground, i love coming here to hike in with a backpack full of camping stuff, and finding some remote clearing to camp in
Great place for dispersed camping. Sometimes there are fire bans so pay attention to that. Be sure to practice leave no trace!
Great stay! A little crowded however.
First to Review
Really great place to stay in Provo, nice facilities and a great time!