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Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Forget about a normal National Park experience. Watchman Campground is directly across the river from a heavily built-up strip of beer gardens, cocktail lounges and outdoor wedding venues. We had the misfortune of listening to folk musicians on our right trying to drown out the wedding DJ on the left and the rock music at center stage. I will NEVER...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We had a good stay at Watchman campground. We stayed for 2 nights and it rained heavily on both days. Our campsite ground was level and we did not have any problems with run off water. The bathrooms were very clean and well maintained. Wonderful views from the sites and conveniently located inside the park.

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Auckland
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice campsite. We arrived after dark and our campsite number had been left on a noticeboard so it was very easy to find. The view of the mountains when we woke the next morning was great. The site was close to the free park shuttle service. Everything was clean and well serviced. There were no showers in the campground.

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Copenhage
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The location of this camping, next to the Visitor Center inside the National Park, is very convenient. Each tent site has space for two medium tents and it includes a table and benches and a fireplace with grill. We liked it here, but if we ever come to Zion again, we might stay at the South camping, as the tent...

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Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

one of the prettiest camp site I have ever been , very close distance to the Big band national park in the Texas. the facility was very clean the sunrise and sunset was amazing and walking distance to the bus and visitor center.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This site is great, overlooked by the mountains and so close to the entrance. However, the ground at our site was too hard to put tent pegs in and there wasn't much shelter so it was pretty hot/close in the tent at night. Aside from this it was a cracking place to stay and the toilet facilities were nice! The...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Watchman campground is a great option if you love to camp and don't mind roughing it. We stayed in loop C site 003, the views were amazing and close to the bathrooms, but not too close! There are no showers at the park, but there a some close by. If you follow the signs from the visitors center to the...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This is the third time I've stayed at the Watchman campground, although it's been 10+ years since the last visit. We stayed in the C loop, site #6. I believe this area is for tents only and as such, our site felt spacious. While the campground was noted to be full, there were several sites that went unoccupied during our...

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Moses Lake, Washington
Reviewed 30 September 2015

What a great place to stay. This was our first stop in a National Park with our little travel trailer that turned out to be bigger than we thought it would be. It still travels well and fits in places like Watchman Campground. We reserved our space on line a few weeks ago, assuming crowds thinned out in later September....

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Sequim, Washington
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed one night and wish it had been one week. What a beautiful spot less than a mile from My Zion. We had an rv spot right on the river, walked the river and did some fishing. The sites are close, but the motor home made a sort of wall between us and the rowdy neighbors. We had two...

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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
Watchman Campground Zion National Park, Utah
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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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