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Watchman Campground

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Watchman Campground Highway 89, C Loop, Zion National Park, UT 84737
Watchman Campground
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Duryea, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in loop f which is considered a walk in site but it's really close to your assigned parking space and bathrooms. I would stay in loop F again. Perfectly clean, a sandy place for the tent and a clean metal box for food storage. You are seconds from the visitor center and shuttle. We felt very safe here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the nice campgrounds we've visited during our 3 week trip through the south west of the states. The sites are large enough, well situated and very nice and clean restrooms. The river serves as a nice place to cool of after a day of (serious) hiking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great campground set in the middle of amazing scenery. There are no showers, but the bathrooms were nice and clean. At each bathroom there were sinks to wash dishes which made for easy clean up after meals and conversation with fellow campers from around the world. Our campsite was in Loop D site 11. This was a large site with... More 

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Atascadero, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at the end of May. The campground is well laid out and very convenient to the shuttle system for exploring the rest of the park. We enjoyed the hosted ranger programs in the evening. We also walked the short distance from the campground to the Watchman Trail - it was a beautiful and moderate hike... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1- we managed to get a spot for the night late in the afternoon- it's worth checking, and visiting the visitor centre at the same time 2. We were put on a patch for late arrivals I think 3. Do the watchman hike as a good warm up 4. Go for a dip in the river! Walk up stream a... More 

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is the first camping we ever did and we were very pleased with this first choice of ours. We had a summer tent actually and for this reason we felt it during the night when the temperatures were around 40F and windy. Luckily we came prepared. The camground is very well maintained, the toilets are very clean, there is... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Limited facilities so don't expect to take a shower (I guess who cares, you're camping!). I must admit we were " glamping" in our motor home and took our showers everyday, sorry that almost sounded like gloating. Great access to the shuttles and hiking trails, we did the Watchman Trail right out of the campground. Didn't need the tow car... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

There isn't a whole lot of vegetation to divide sites, but the park was working to grow some. Some deer wandered through the campground, which was neat, except parents were letting their kids chase the deer around so that they could pet them. A staff member came by, walking their dog, after awhile and told the kids not to get... More 

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This will be a loooong review so brace yourselves! ! From CO, we took i70W to 89 south which is what I highly recommend coming from the east. Distance is significantly shorter (by 27mi) while it only adds 30 min to your drive as opposed to taking 15 south. By going this way, you will experience a breathtaking view on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We arrived at night so did not experience how beautiful this was until the next morning. We stayed 3 nights and have a lovely time. We had a great spot near the river. You are surrounded by the fabulous rocks of Zion. It is a simple site so now showers, just loos. We were in a RV. We stayed in... More 

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