Free 7 day pro trial

View All
View All
Nature
Nature
Roads
Roads
Facilities
Facilities
People
People

Nizhoni

3 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

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

Recreation

Popular activities include hiking, wildlife viewing and off-road vehicle riding. Several trailheads are nearby, including Shay Ridge, Aspen Flat and Red…

Add Campground Info

Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

3 Reviews of Nizhoni

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
Bryan P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2021

Very nice and secluded

Very nice campground. We ended up here for one night and loved it. The sites were very nice, hosts were very friendly and everything very clean. Unfortunately there were some obnoxious campers with very noisy children, but that is no reflection on the campground, you will run into that anywhere.…

Month of VisitMay
D
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2020

Wonderful quite place

I stayed here in May and enjoyed it very much. Each campsite has fire pits and cooking grates. The pit toilets were very clean and well kept. The campground does fill up on busy weekends but there are lots of other dispersed camping areas around.

On a side note the location that shows up on the…

C
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2017

Charming Forest Service campground

This beautiful, shady campground is at the end of a 9-mile County Road going north out of Blanding, Utah, but is well worth the trip. Although high up in the Abajo Mountains, the site itself is level and easily accessible. It has the usual Forest Service amenities of picnic tables, fire rings,…

Location

Nizhoni is located in Utah

Directions

From Blanding, Utah, travel north on Highway 191 approximately two miles. Turn left on E. Pinion Ridge Road (National Forest Access sign: Dry Wash Reservoir) and proceed 3/4-mile to the stop sign. Turn right on Forest Road 079 and continue approximately 10 miles to the campground on the right side of the road.

Coordinates

37.78944444 N
109.54166655 W

Open in Google Maps

Nearby Campgrounds

About This Campground

Overview

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

Recreation

Popular activities include hiking, wildlife viewing and off-road vehicle riding. Several trailheads are nearby, including Shay Ridge, Aspen Flat and Red Ledges.

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 two group sites that each accommodate up to 50 guests. Several single-family sites are available as well. Picnic tables and fire rings are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water seasonally. Firewood may be collected in and around the campground. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. There is a 14 day stay limit at this campground.

Natural Features

Towering Ponderosa pines forest the site, offering partial shade. Gambel oaks and sagebrush dot the landscape. The campground sits at an elevation of 7,000 feet, and summer temperatures range from 80-90 degrees during the day and 55-65 degrees at night.

Mule deer, wild turkeys, Abert's squirrels and the occasional black bear may be seen in the area.

Nearby Attractions

Other 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.

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.

Report Content