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Kodachrome Basin State Park

Kodachrome State Park Road, Cannonville, UT 84718
+1 435-679-8562
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Excellent choice for camping

We lucked out and snagged a camp spot here in the late afternoon as some campers had left early. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
P5879FEjennifera
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Mammoth Lakes, California
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NICE SMALL STATE PARK

This is a small state park with some nice color rock formations. The visitor center at the turnoff... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
707clayg
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Lomita, California
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Forested park with camping facilities.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bryce canyon” (53 reviews)
“angel's palace” (20 reviews)
“chimney rock” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Kodachrome State Park Road, Cannonville, UT 84718
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+1 435-679-8562
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"nature trail"
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"nice campground"
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"capitol reef"
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"grand staircase"
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"off the beaten path"
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"southern utah"
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"interesting rock formations"
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"camping area"
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"dirt road"
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"worth the detour"
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"short visit"
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"mile loop"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We lucked out and snagged a camp spot here in the late afternoon as some campers had left early. We were in the Bryce view primitive campground. Lovely backdrop, nice and quiet and the generator hours are from noon to 4 which was a bonus...More

Thank P5879FEjennifera
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small state park with some nice color rock formations. The visitor center at the turnoff has some interesting displays but not a must stop before visiting the park. When we arrived all of the camp sites were full. We drove thru the...More

Thank 707clayg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a day in the park as we were traveling along highway 12. We did Angel’s palace trail which gave some great views of the park. It is a quiet park with less visitors than the other big parks. Definitely recommend if you are...More

Thank Anthony066
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Kodachrome in September when driving Scenic Byway 12 from Bryce Canyon to Capitol Reef. It's located 9 miles south of Cannonville; turn south on Main St. which becomes Kodachrome Rd. (road is paved and also passes a tourist information center for Grand Staircase-Escalante...More

3  Thank CrankingChick
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We decided to seek out this unusual place after seeing the signs along the highway beyond Bryce Canyon. We arrived later in the afternoon hoping for a full color display, but the colors were muted by the heavy cloud cover. Otherwise the rock formations are...More

1  Thank JimSTL1021
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Excellent trail system with varying degrees of difficulty, still hikable even in winter. Beautiful introduction to the red rocks country. Good campsites, nice visitor center.

Thank 48lbe
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We stayed here fo two nights in summer 2017. We skipped the nearby Bryce Canyon to avoid the crowds. Kodachrome Basin is a very quiet and beautiful spot. Amazing rocks, spires and natural bridges. The campsites at the main Basin Campground are very large with...More

Thank pieter851
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Added this side trip on our visit to Bryce. The Panorama Trail is easy and worth the time to hike. Lots of great highlights along the trail.

Thank markandreg
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We had never heard of this park until we saw some signs pointing to it. We decided to give it a look. It was a cold day in February. It was wonderfully peaceful. We didn't see a single other person. The rock formations are very...More

Thank Rosemary W
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This Utah State Park tucked away at the edge of Grand Escalante National Monument is a true gem. The little developed camping area is very pleasant and neat as a pin. (It is pretty popular so it is best to have a reservation to camp...More

2  Thank OutdoorBoomer
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robertds413
18 February 2016|
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Response from Allan_Journeys | Reviewed this property |
I would have to recommend Bryce if you only have time for one of the two parks. The scenery at Bryce is of a unique nature and on a scale that is hard to match. Bryce is also well suited to driving through in that there is... More
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941sunflower
12 September 2015|
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Response from andriusguobys | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I stayed one night last April. It is a camp - not a motel. Tents and RV's. Electric outlet in public facilities only. Scenery pays for everything.
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jerger4
7 May 2015|
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Response from Subielover | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have no idea, we were there only for a few hours, but did not see any dogs. This is a Utah State Park, maybe their website has that info. Leo
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