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Watchman Campground

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

We stayed 2 nights in this campground during our visit to Zion NP. We had a perfect site (Loop A, site 5) which provided a lot of necessary shade (topped 100 degrees the time we were there.) With that said "riverside sites" are the closest to the river but the river is still at least 50 yards away & on...

4Thank KatieMColorado
Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed at the Watchman Campground for one night. Very nice location, with easy access. Our site easily fit 2 tents. We had a great view of the canyons. The price was certainly inexpensive. One complain (at least in the D loop, where we stayed) was that the sites were very close together - not a lot of privacy. We...

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

The only regret we have was the lack of time. Unfortunately, we arrived late at night and had to leave again the next day after breakfast. But what an arrival in fantastic corner of the world! I will not forget the clear sky with millions of stars before falling asleep and the equally fantastic views in the morning with spectacular...

Thank SabineBaden
Lier, Belgium
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We stayed 3 nights (18$/night) reserved and prepaid. January 2016 fees will increase substantialy : 30$/night. Electricity at each camper site (in loop A+B), central dumpstation, sanitary station flush toilets (but no showers) and a sink. Some sites in loop A are just beside the Virgin river and are a little bit more expensive. Make an early advance reservation (4...

3Thank ludovicvn
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We had site D29 I think which was fine but not the most sheltered or private. If we went again I think I would try for one of the walk in sites or maybe D19, D20 or D21. I didn't get a chance to check out the other loops. Location is brilliant for the visitor centre and the park shuttle....

1Thank eatydrinky
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Watchman Campground #D21 for 2 nights. Our spot was very nice with no one behind us and mountain views, but the sites were pretty small compared to the sites at Grand Canyon National Park where we had stayed at earlier in the week. Also, they had no showers at the campsite or in the national park, which...

1Thank TennisPlayer15
Napa, California
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Towed our travel trailer here from California. We stayed in a site with a 30A hookup. The Virgin River adjacent to the campground has a couple of great swimming holes and the temp is nice and cool on a hot day. Deer walk freely through the campground. It was nice and shady here, too. We didn't use the bathroom facilities....

2Thank HuntCalifornia
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here one night (scored the last site about 30 minutes before we arrived!). Very spacious spot C17 with amazing views! Enough for 2 tents and just a few steps from the restrooms (flushable toilets). Everyone was very respectful to the 10pm quite time. Slept great and wasn't hot at all at night.

Thank Andi H
Issaquah, Washington
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

The backdrop of the watchmen provides a striking view in the morning. Nights are lit by the pin-holes of innumerable stars and stirred only by the hypnotic chirping of insects (perhaps less romantic). For the camper's camper, the walk-to tent spots are just isolated enough to find peace with nature. For the casual camper though, the showers are a solid...

2Thank ebeptonian
South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Watchman does have amazing views from the campsites.That is the best part.The sites are close together and very open.There is no privacy in these sites. Although the views were amazing it did not feel like you were camping out in nature.The park and campground were extremely busy.The sites seemed overloaded.We were not in the group camping loop yet we were...

2Thank bluekarma

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Address: Watchman Campground Highway 89, C Loop, Zion National Park, UT 84737
Region: United States > Utah > Zion National Park
Number of rooms: 228
Also Known As:
Watchman Campground Hotel Zion National Park
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“The walk-in loop sites are smaller than the other loops. Compare carefully before choosing.”
 of 5 bubbles E4583ADgregh, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loop A - convenient to shuttle stop and visitor center.”
 of 5 bubbles tntcyclist, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We camped in C-16 and B-21. I would recommend both sites.”
  • Ahhh, great view from my tent's window :)
 of 5 bubbles HollieW927, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A loop is closest to the Visitor Center - and has lots of sites with at least partial shade.”
 of 5 bubbles thesouplady-two, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Loved the sites on the outside of the D loop.”
 of 5 bubbles KaritaBN, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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