Kodachrome Basin State Park

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Main Attractions
This park is popular because of its outstanding scenery. It is a great place to camp, hike and ride horses.

Location
Located near the town of Cannonville, about 300 miles south of Salt Lake City. It is about 9 miles south of Highway 12. From Cannonville, follow the signs.

Contact Information
Kodachrome Basin State Park
PO Box 180069
Cannonville, UT 84718-0069
(435) 679-8562

Seasons/Open Hours
Open year-round, 6:00 am through 10:00 pm
No holiday closures

Entrance Fees
Day use is $6 per vehicle
$3 Day-Use for Utah seniors 62+
$75 Annual Pass is available at the park
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Pass

Description
The scenery is usual here, dominated by 67 monolithic stone spires called sedimentary pipes. They accentuate multi-hued sandstone layers revealing 180 million years of geologic time. The color and beauty found here prompted a 1948 National Geographic Society expedition to name the area Kodachrome after the popular color film.

This park is particularly popular during spring and fall, when temperatures are moderate. A concessionaire offers horseback rides and other activities and services.

Grosvenor Arch is located nearby.

Activities
Camping
Hiking
Mountain biking
Horseback riding
ATV trails nearby

Camping
The park offers a modern campground with 25 sites. Many are pull-through and can accommodate RVs up to 45 feet.

There are also two group camping areas, and several camping cabins are available.

Camping Reservations
Online: ReserveAmerica
800-322-3770 (toll-free from outside the Salt Lake City area)
801-322-3770 (from within the Salt Lake City area)

Facilities
Visitor Center
Modern campground
Group camping areas
Modern restrooms
Showers
Picnic areas
RV dump station
Hiking/biking trails
Equestrian trails
Food services

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