Museum/Visitor center and trails: Come in and view our collection of artifacts left by the Fremont people and watch a short film. Hike on paths that lead you up close to rock art panels left by the Fremont people. Open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. summer, seven days a week, and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in winter, six days a week, closed on Sundays December-February.
Camping: We have two campgrounds. Reservations for the campsites can be made for April through October at https://www.reserveamerica.com/ or 1-800-322-3770.
Sam Stowe Campground is open year-round and offers two cabins, one modernized pit house, seven full hook-up sites, and one large group area with hook-ups. Power 30/50, water, sewer. The campground can accommodate large RVs and tents and features a flush restroom with coin showers. The fee for individual hookup sites is $35 per night. There is a $10 extra vehicle charge. The showers are coin-operated. The fee for cabins is $65 per night and includes a mini-fridge, microwave, fold-out futon, and queen bunk beds, bedding not included. The modernized pit house offers visitors a taste of life in a Fremont home. This overnight experience costs $65 per night and includes 4 twin beds and one queen bed. Bedding is not included. There are electrical outlets in the Pithouse. It is ADA-accessible. The restroom with showers closes during the winter season but the full-hookup sites remain open to self-contained units.
Castle Rock campground offers 31 sites. It is open in spring, summer and fall. It closes in the winter when snow covers the dirt road. There are vault toilets available and a flush restroom. The campsites can accommodate tents and RVs up to 40 feet. The fee is $20 per night Single site and $40 for double site. There is a $10 charge for extra vehicles. A self-pay station is available in the campground. Two of our campsites feature teepees for a unique camping experience. The cost is $35 per teepee site.
Sam Stowe Group site offers groups a covered pavilion and three full hook-up sites. The group site can accommodate groups of up to 150 people. The fee is $150 per night.
Individual campsites are available for reservation on a four-month rolling basis. For example, on January 10 individual sites are available for reservation through May 10. Group sites are available for reservation on an 11-month rolling basis. You can book a maximum of 10 days beyond the last date of the reservation window. All reservations are charged an $8 reservation fee. For more information please contact our Reservation Call Center at 800-322-3770 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) Monday through Friday. The call center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
Multiple state parks are open to hunting. However, parks vary on types of game that can be taken. All hunting within state parks must comply with Utah law, federal law, DWR rules, and all county and city ordinances regulating hunting, weapons and shooting.
Click here to learn more about hunting at state parks.
Firearms or dangerous weapons may not be discharged from an automobile or other vehicles, roads, public utility facilities, railroad equipment, campsites, park buildings, picnic sites, overlooks, golf courses, boat ramps, or developed beaches. They also cannot be discharged within 600-feet of a house, dwelling, or other building – including barn, corral, or stockyard.
Click here to view the Utah State Code regarding the discharge of a firearm.
Length of Stay
Length of stay is generally limited to 14 days within any 30-day period. Stay periods may be extended with permission from the park manager. Fremont specifically adheres to a 10 day stay period.
Payment and Payment Methods
Payment is required at the time a reservation is made. Payments can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and debit card.
Check-in time at parks is from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Check-out time is 2:00 p.m. For Fremont, if you arrive during museum operation hours (9am-5pm winter; 9am-6pm summer) you can check-in with the park staff. Otherwise, contact the campground host for check-in outside of operation hours.
No Show and Late Arrival
If you do not occupy your reserved campsite by 10 a.m. on the day after the scheduled arrival date, the site may be made available to other campers. Please contact the park for their specific No Show and Late Arrival rules. If you must arrive late, notify the park.
A reservation confirmation will be emailed to you with your customer and reservation confirmation numbers, campground information, arrival and departure dates, park rules and reservation policies. This confirmation number will be used to reference your reservation when making any changes.
Changes to an existing reservation can only be made by contacting the Reservation Call Center at 800-322-3770. Changes can be made up to two days prior to your scheduled arrival date and incur a $5 change fee per site.
Cancellations are accepted online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or by calling our Reservation Call Center Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) at 800-322-3770. Individual site cancellations made four days or more in advance of your scheduled arrival incur an $8.00 cancellation fee in addition to the $8.00 reservation fee. Cancellations made less than four days in advance forfeit one night’s fee in addition to the cancellation and reservation fees.
Group area cancellations made 14 days or more in advance of your scheduled arrival incur an $8.00 cancellation fee in addition to the $10.25 reservation fee. Cancellations made less than 14 days in advance forfeit one night’s fee in addition to the cancellation and reservation fees.
Refunds are not given for bugs or bad weather. Refunds being requested after the reservation arrival date must be submitted to the park directly.
Unless otherwise noted on your confirmation, one camping unit and a maximum of eight people are allowed per campsite. A camping unit is one tent, one trailer or one camper, not a combination or multiples of the above unless it is a group site or double site.
Only one vehicle is allowed per campsite. A vehicle and attached in tow equipment is considered one vehicle. Some campsites may accommodate additional vehicles.
All fees are set by each individual state park and can be found on their corresponding park web pages on the “Park Fees” tab.
Pets are welcome at most state parks, however, they must be on a maximum six-foot leash and not left unattended. Pets are not allowed in buildings or on developed beaches.
Guide or service dogs are allowed in all state parks and please remember to pick up after your pets.
Quiet Hours are 10 pm – 7 am
All unreserved campsites are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Accessible sites are available. Please check individual park amenities at stateparks.utah.gov for details.
In the event of a natural emergency or sudden campground closure, all camping fees will be refunded.