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Reviewed May 14, 2019

A short and scenic drive from Springdale brings you to Grafton. Even though you're very close to Zion, you'll feel like you're a world away, with very few people. There are just a few buildings, so you can see it quickly, but of course you'll...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

This easily accessible old Mormon town is a gem. There is a group who is taking care of this place and it shows. Grafton has historical markers that provide the history of this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CRAIG C
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Nightmare to find. Signage tiny and difficult to see. Long, long track with hardly any indication you are nearly there. And then the cemetery appears. Again, no signage to the reconstructed houses. Which we eventually found. ET VOILA! An absolutely splendid, evocative, moving, historic group...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank thewhiteheadfamily
Reviewed October 27, 2018

A sad story of a small town. A beautiful area. Near Smithsonian Butte and an old historic bridge over the Virgin River. A short drive down an old dirt road, marked by small brown signs. Cemetery is to the left and the town is to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank wgetz13
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Grafton, Utah, is a ghost town located south of Zion National Park, near the town of Rockville in Washington County. It is said to be the most photographed ghost town in the Old West. It has been featured as a location for several motion pictures,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I have lived in Southern Utah for about 10 years and we are going to be moving next year so I decided to try and see all the things I haven't gotten to over the years. It takes less then 1 hour to get to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank stganje
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Having visited Smithsonian Butte last Sunday, my hubby and I decided to check out Grafton Ghost Town after hearing it from a friend. In Rockville drive on UT 9, turn right onto Bridge Rd, take a right again at the intersection, then follow the signs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Sally T
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The dusty dirt road out to Grafton lends itself to the idea of a ghost town, but Grafton itself is not typical of what one might envision as an abandoned ghost town. There are obvious signs of “life” around this ghost town as evidenced by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 922dlp
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is one of those places where the journey is half the fun! The dirt road was bumpy but my kids got a kick out of that. The signage is really good and the history was explained on the site markers. Neat little stop for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nikolaik
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My family and I ventured out of Springdale not to far to visit this ghost town. It was pretty cool to read about its history and see the remaining and restored buildings. Most of the way I Is paved but the last mile of so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 29, 2018|
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Response from 922dlp | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall there being any big dips in the road. We saw a couple “regular” 4 door cars in the vicinity. It was a drivable hard packed dirt road. The road will definitely be bumpy and you should expect your car to be... More
February 3, 2018|
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You can walk around the buildings but most of them are locked.
July 15, 2017|
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Response from brat7432 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend visiting Grafton on your own. There are dirt roads, but they are not difficult to negotiate. There is no entrance fee.