If you've been feeling a little "tents" lately, a weekend escape might be what the doctor ordered. These Utah campgrounds still have spots open for the 4th of July weekend so that you can check out some fantastic destinations. Grab your s' mores and some red, white, and blue gear for a "firecracker" of a time.

If you still haven't made any plans for the holiday, you've still got time to grab the perfect campsite for a weekend of BBQs, adventuring, and good old-fashioned outdoor fun.

Get your squad ready and hit the road for an epic celebration at any of these dreamy destinations.

Lava Point

Price Per Night: Free (first come, first serve)

Location: Kolob Terrace Road, Zion National Park, UT

Why You Need To Go: This free campsite is less than two hours from Zion so you can save up for snacks and entry to the park.


Watchman Campground

Price Per Night: $20+ 

Coordinates: Latitude: 37° 11' 55.0000" N, Longitude: 112° 59' 11.0000" W

Why You Need To Go: This campsite sits right next to the south entrance of Zion Park so you can spend your days exploring the dreamy park.


Goose Island Campgrounds

Price Per Night: $125+

Location: Latitude: 38° 36' 34.8098" N, Longitude: 109° 33' 28.1498" W

Why You Need To Go: Located near both Arches National Park and Moab, this site will let you explore the state's natural wonders.


Lower Bowns

Price Per Night: $12+

Location: Latitude: 38° 6' 22.9399" N, Longitude: 111° 16' 36.6100" W

Why You Need To Go: Situated near a reservoir perfect for a water-fueled trip, you can also visit Capital Reef National Park.


North Campground Bryce Canyon

Price Per Night: $20+

Location: Latitude: 37° 38' 3.9998" N Longitude: 112° 10' 0.9998" W

Why You Need To Go: If you've been craving a little time in Bryce Canyon, this spot is nestled within the park for a truly unique experience.


Rock Canyon Campground

Price Per Night: $81+

Location: Latitude: 40° 16' 5.0002" N, Longitude: 111° 34' 49.0001" W

Why You Need To Go: Spend the weekend in this quiet forest for a traditional camping experience.


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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