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Devils Canyon

11 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Devils Canyon Campground sits in the Manti-LaSal National Forest of southeast Utah at the foot of the Abajo Mountains.

There is water available seasonally from June to September.

Recreation

Several miles of off-road vehicle trails crisscross the Abajo Mountains. The Camp…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 95 ft.

Reviews

11 Reviews of Devils Canyon

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 8
  • 3
Jacob  W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2020

Peaceful waypoint

I stayed two nights on my road trip from El Paso to Provo. I wanted to explore southeastern Utah. Great campsite but a little far from Moab—about 60 miles. I’d probably stay closer to Moab next time even though it’s cooler and forested at the campground, which was peaceful. I reserved site 28 on…

Brian P.
Reviewed May. 27, 2019

Clean and private sites

We stopped here on our way home to Durango. Asphalt sites made for easy setup, and each one looked to have a picnic table and fire ring. Sites are mostly far away from each other for privacy, and the camp is much bigger than it looks when you drive in. Price is 10 bucks, which is well worth it.

K
Reviewed May. 7, 2019

Basic and beautiful

Very nice Forest Service campground! Sites are private, large, and well spaced. Lots of nearby ATV trails. We were there in early May and it was largely empty the first few nights. Great place to explore. Our only complaint is that some sites have road noise from the highway.

Also FYI there is…

Location

Devils Canyon is located in Utah

Directions

The campground is 13 miles south of Monticello, Utah and 9 miles north of Blanding, Utah on US Highway 191. The campground is approximately 1/4-mile off the highway.

Coordinates

37.73888802 N
109.40611197 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Devils Canyon Campground sits in the Manti-LaSal National Forest of southeast Utah at the foot of the Abajo Mountains.

There is water available seasonally from June to September.

Recreation

Several miles of off-road vehicle trails crisscross the Abajo Mountains. The Camp Jackson/Wagon Wheel Trail can be accessed nearby.

The Abajo Loop State Scenic Backway passes by the campground. It leads from the desert floor and red rock canyons to steep mountains over 10,000 feet high, with overlooks and panoramic views. The byway is suitable for passenger vehicles from late spring through fall but is not recommended for large RVs.

Facilities

The campground contains numerous single-family sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets and drinking water (seasonal) are provided. Showers are available eight miles south in Blanding. Firewood is limited. Parking spurs are paved. Sites # 1-5 and 8-16 are accessible and have paved areas around the fire pit and picnic table. Sites # 6 & 7 have short trails from parking spur to paved camping area and are not considered accessible. There is a 14 day stay limit at this campground.

Natural Features

Ponderosa pines, pinyon pines and juniper cover the area, offering limited shade. The campground sits at an elevation of 7,400 feet, and summer temperatures are warm in the day and cool in the evening. Birds, squirrels, chipmunks, mule deer and black bear may be seen in the area.

Nearby Attractions

Popular attractions in the area include Canyonlands, Arches and Mesa Verde National Parks, Dark Canyon Wilderness, Edge of the Cedars State Park, Lake Powell and numerous archaeological sites.

Evening programs are provided at Edge of the Cedars Museum in Blanding. The San Juan County Fair is held annually in August in Monticello.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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