Kodachrome Basin State Park Campground is located in a Southern Utah valley, surrounded by a huge multi-colored sandstone chimney spires and rock formations. Kodachrome Basin is located at 5,800 and is fully surrounded by Grand Staircase-Excalante National Monument and is on the small-side, compared to other state parks, at only 2,240 acres.

The small, developed campground has only 31 campsites and each includes a picnic table, fire ring, and access to bathrooms, showers, and drinking water. Ten campsites are available with full hookups.

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Kodachrome Basin State Park Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized
Number of Campsites: 31
Cost: $19/night for Standard Campsites, $28/night for full hookup campsites
Use Level: High
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Showers: Yes – Coin Operated
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: Not Defined
RV/Trailer Amenities: Full Hookups Available
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open year-round
Other: Firewood is available for purchase

Getting There

Geo Coordinates: 37.52167, -111.98972
Nearest City/Town: Cannonville, Utah
Elevation: 5800 Feet
Location: Kane County, Utah
Paved Road Access: Yes
Proximity to Stores: 8 miles to Cannonville, Utah
Directions: From Salt Lake City, travel south on Interstate 15 to US 20, then east to US 89. Travel south through Panquitch to US 12, then east to Cannonville. From there, proceed south nine miles to the Kodachrome Basin State Park Campground.


Phone: (435) 679-8562 Facebook:
Web: Utah State Parks Twitter:
Reservations: Online Campsite Reservations

When To Go

Spring & Fall –  Besides winter, spring and fall are the least busy times to visit Kodachrome Basin, and the weather is comfortable at these times.

Winter – The snow covered spires and red cliffs at Kodachrome Basin are a sight to see in the winter.

Partly Cloudy
Friday 07/20 20%
High 84° / Low 61°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
Mostly Cloudy
Saturday 07/21 20%
High 90° / Low 62°
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 90F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 07/22 20%
High 88° / Low 61°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine early then becoming cloudy later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 07/23 20%
High 88° / Low 62°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. NE winds shifting to WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 07/24 20%
High 91° / Low 63°
Sunshine and some clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 07/25 20%
High 90° / Low 63°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 90F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.

What To Do

Hiking, Biking, and Horseback Riding – There are miles of trails directly accessible from the campground

Grosvenor Arch – An intricate double arch, located just 10 miles southeast of the park, is one of the most impressive in the state.

Fun Facts

Kodachrome Basin State Park was named after the Kodak film by the same name. It was given it’s name by the National Geographic Society with permission from the Eastman Kodak Company, which owns the rights to the name Kodachrome.

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Image Credits: Tracie Hall

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