At The Dyrt, we share camping tips from our community of campers and campgrounds. With so many campers staying home, we continue to share this info so you can plan future camping trips across the U.S.

Heading to Questival in Salt Lake City, UT and want to camp? We put together this list of popular campsites nearby.

Where to Camp Near Questival Salt Lake City

Questival Salt Lake City kicks off in Big Cottonwood Park. Our campground recommendations start with top campgrounds by camping type, and then list campgrounds from closest to furthest, along with more information below.

Top recommendation for tent campers: Tanners Flat

Tanners Flat is the closest campsite to Big Cottonwood Park and provides ample room for tent campers. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.





Best backup for tent campers: Spruces Campground

Spruces Campground is a little further than Tanners Flat, but has plenty room for tent campers and at a lower rate. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

Top recommendation for RVers: Salt Lake City KOA

Salt Lake City KOA is the best bet for RVers and is the closest RV park to downtown Salt Lake City. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

1. Tanners Flat, UT

Distance: 14.3 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: The campground contains 31 single sites, three double sites, four overnight group sites and an amphitheater.

Cost: Tent-only, nonelectric sites: $46 per night.

Reservations?: Reservations must be made on their website (above), 3 days ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 months in advance.

2. Salt Lake City KOA, UT

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Distance: 12.6 miles

Rating: 3-star. “Staff was very nice, but they don’t have as many ‘amenities’ as other KOAs, but you make up for them with the location.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 190 RV sites, 9 tent sites and 2 cabins.

Cost:  Tent sites, $41 per night, RV sites, $61 per night and Cabins, $75 per night.

Reservations?: Yes, prefer phone.

Phone number: (801)  328-0224

3. Spruces Campground, UT

Distance: 16.6 miles

Rating: 4-star. “A fun place for camping and making s’mores with friends.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 89 tent sites, 5 RV sites (sites are nonelectric).

Cost: Rates vary between date and site, $23-$46.

Reservations?: Not required, but can be made on their website.

Phone number: 1-877-444-6777

4. Albion Basin, UT

Distance: 20.8 miles

Rating: 4-star. “This campground located at the top of little cottonwood canyon is a great relief from the city.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 16 single sites, 2 double sites and 1 triple site.

Cost: Single sites, $21 per night. Double sites, $42. Triple site, $63.

Reservations?: Reservations must be made 5 days in advance, either by phone or online.

Phone number: 1-877-444-6777

5. Redman Campground, UT

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Distance: 19.9 miles

Rating: 5-star. “One of the best reasons to stay here is for the mountain biking.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 40 campsites, all are nonelectric.

Cost: Standard site, $23-$69.

Reservations?: Preferred, but not mandatory.

Phone number: (435) 649-3805

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