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Maple Canyon

4 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Maple Canyon Campground is known for its unique cliffs, arches, and scenic views of the Sanpitch Mountains. It is a small campground nestled between towering conglomerate rock walls on either side of the canyon. A favorite among rock climbers, notably for a formation called The Pipe…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 25 ft.

Reviews

4 Reviews of Maple Canyon

Ratings Breakdown

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Nick W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2021

Easy access to climbing

Great camping, great climbing.

Month of VisitSeptember
Lucy L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2021

Beautiful climbing basecamp

This is a gorgeous canyon! Most people come here for climbing. We stayed in site A and had an abundance of shade. There is a firepit available and pit toilets at the main campground parking area. Cash/envelopes to pay for camping. I dont think you can reserve campsites here. Pack in your own water…

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SiteA
Month of VisitJuly
Sarah W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2020

A Climbers dream!!

You are WALKING distance from sport climbs of all grades.

Verizon service just outside the campground, where the pavement ends we parked at a turnout. We work out of our van and it was amazing to be 15 minutes from multiple crags for post work climbing.

Quite primitive camping, but there are…

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Location

Maple Canyon is located in Utah

Directions

From Fountain Green, Utah, head south on West Side Road for 7 miles to Freedom Road in Freedom. Turn right onto Freedom Road and watch for Maple Canyon signs. Travel 3 miles northeast of Freedom to the campground. From Moroni go 9 miles west, following the signs for Maple Canyon.

Coordinates

39.55694422 N
111.68638897 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Maple Canyon Campground is known for its unique cliffs, arches, and scenic views of the Sanpitch Mountains. It is a small campground nestled between towering conglomerate rock walls on either side of the canyon. A favorite among rock climbers, notably for a formation called The Pipe Dream, the campground is just 3 miles from Freedom, Utah.

Recreation

Rock climbing is the campground's main draw, attracting climbers from all over the world with its numerous routes for beginners and experts alike.

Over 140 bolted routes are available with climbing grades from 5.4 to 5.14.

Facilities

The campground contains one group site and several single-family sites. Sites 2, 3 and 4 are walk-to tent sites that must be accessed by carrying gear a short distance from the parking area. Vault toilets are provided but there is no water. Roads and parking spurs are dirt. Accessible by all passenger vehicles.

Natural Features

The campground is nestled among thick groves of maples below beautiful, towering conglomerate walls at an elevation of 6,700 feet. The canyon contains over 40 cliffs ranging in height from 30 to 300 feet. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the canyon.

Nearby Attractions

The canyon offers some excellent hiking, biking and horseback riding opportunities. Three steep scenic loop trails (three to five-mile loops) provide access to many of the rock climbing sites in the canyon, such as the famous Pipe Dream tunnel. Panoramic views east into Sanpete Valley and beyond to the Wasatch Plateau reveal themselves near the tops of the trails and cliffs. The Sanpitch Recreation Area and Chicken Creek Campground can be found nearby.

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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