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Beautiful place to camp or picnic, small fee, clean bathrooms

This recreation area is off hwy 15 and it is not far from the main road. You pay a small fee... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Sarracenia
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Norman, Oklahoma
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A stunning drive in the gorge

We did not stop at the recreation area but the drive through the gorge is breathtaking. Sheer rock... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Casey1919
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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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Cedar pocket exit on I-15, just north of Littlefield in the Virgin Gorge, Littlefield, AZ 86432
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This recreation area is off hwy 15 and it is not far from the main road. You pay a small fee ($2) for using the beautiful picnic area which also has bathrooms. The campground is $8 per night or half if you have the America...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We did not stop at the recreation area but the drive through the gorge is breathtaking. Sheer rock walls on I-15 with twisting turns and great scenery make this 15 miles of I-15 worth the drive to Vegas. Stunning. The recreational area is a nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

This is a stunning areas with many places to stop and walk a bit. It is very barren and stark. There are so many spectacular places in the West. But this is quite stark and barren. We drove through the area on our way to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank JoeNathan9249
Reviewed August 27, 2018

March - April are great months to visit. Desert Flower are out and temp is just right. The area is not heavy with tourist. Best Red Rock viewing in the SW. Head East or West on I-15 and North on Old 91 for great views...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

This place can get pretty hot by May, but in cooler weather, or if you have an A/C in an RV, this would be a nice place to camp. We merely stopped to stretch our legs while driving from Las Vegas to St. George, but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We stopped at Cedar Pocket to get some good views of the Virgin River. We were there mid May, and the water was flowing pretty good. Beautiful scenery! Pretty desert flowers. We even saw a few pica and some kind of lizards with long tails.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Patti C
Reviewed May 18, 2017

These BLM sites are well spaced, many with views of the river canyon and colorful walls. There is some freeway noise and it can be windy. You can hike down to the Virgin river even if not camping there; and this is worth doing. There's...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Vivian B
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Stayed here for an overnight stay as it was ideally located on our way to Las Vegas from Zion NP. A very nice place with splendid views on the surrounding desert and mountains, especially at sunset when the mountains turn beautifully red. Most visitors are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Kaparipin
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Driving on the interstate across the desert can be hours of mind-numbing emptiness. Taking a trip down the Virgin River Gorge will both reawaken your soul and open your eyes oh-so-wide. Visiting all the other canyonland parks, monuments, and recreation areas will bring an even...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank rwasr1953
Reviewed September 11, 2016

This has a campground on one side, and a picnic area on the other. We always stop here on our long drive to Vegas. I have never camped here so I cannot review that part. The picnic area has many tables and parking stalls. It...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Edward G
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Robert S
July 25, 2018|
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First come first serve basis.. paybiyxes with envelopes at entrance. Place is awesome. Worth the stop
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check the canyon park site
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