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Death Canyon Camping Zone

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National Park

Grand Teton National Park

Head into Death Canyon for spectacular views of Phelps Lake and the surrounding peaks. Starting from the Death Canyon Trailhead, hikers will climb to the Phelps Lake Overlook before dropping down to Phelps Lake then climb back up into Death Canyon. The trail winds through forests and up rocky…

Fee Info

$45 for advanced reservations, booked through Recreation.gov $35 for walk-in permits

Reservation Info

Requests for advance reservations are only accepted beginning January 6, 2021 through May 15, 2021. All reservations are processed through Recreation.gov in real-time. To facilitate your reservation experience, please establish an account on Recreation.gov prior to the advance reservation…

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Access

  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Fires

Reviews

1 Review of Death Canyon Camping Zone

Ratings Breakdown

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Allyse The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2021

Stay out of my site!

A favorite hike-to of ours. A beautiful 8 mile hike up the mountain finished with secluded sites with gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains. Lots of wildlife, a bear cannister is required and provided at the parks Visitors Center when receiving your backcountry permit

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Month of VisitJuly

Location

Death Canyon Camping Zone is located in Wyoming

Directions

Park at the Death Canyon Trailhead for access to the Death Canyon - Static Peak Divide Junction Trail. The Death Canyon Trailhead is located one mile down a rutted, dirt road. The road is not recommended for vehicles with low clearance. Exercise caution when driving down the Death Canyon Road and pull fully off of the road if parking on the shoulder. The Death Canyon to Static Peak Divide Junction Trail is a strenuous long hike, 7.9 miles (12.7 km) roundtrip out and back trail with over 2,100 ft of elevation gain. The trail has numerous rocks and small boulders in the pathway.

Coordinates

43.66671887 N
110.836931 W

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About This Campground

Head into Death Canyon for spectacular views of Phelps Lake and the surrounding peaks. Starting from the Death Canyon Trailhead, hikers will climb to the Phelps Lake Overlook before dropping down to Phelps Lake then climb back up into Death Canyon. The trail winds through forests and up rocky slopes before reaching the patrol cabin in Death Canyon. Several moderate-very strenuous trails leave from the Death Canyon Trailhead. To access trails, drive down the Moose-Wilson road and follow signs to the Death Canyon Trailhead. The Moose-Wilson Road is closed to RVs and trailers and occasionally has closures. The Death Canyon Trailhead is located one mile down a rutted, dirt road. The road is not recommended for vehicles with low clearance. Exercise caution when driving down the Death Canyon Road and pull fully off of the road if parking on the shoulder. Multiple hikes from Death Canyon include access to backcountry campsites. A backcountry permit is required for all overnight stays in the backcountry. Always be prepapred when hiking in Grand Teton. Carry water for every member of your group, be alert to your surroundings, and understand your limitations on distance and elevation gain. Several trails from the Death Canyon Trailhead can hold snow until mid-July. Hikers should use caution when traveling over snow and not attempt trails unless they have previous snow experience and the proper equipment.

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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