Maple Canyon

Manti-La Sal National Forest

Maple Canyon Campground is known for its unique cliffs, arches, and scenic views of the Sanpitch Mountains. It is a small campground nestled between towering conglomerate rock walls on either side of the canyon. A favorite among rock climbers, notably for a formation called The Pipe Dream, the campground is just 3 miles from Freedom, Utah.


The campground contains one group site and several single-family sites. Sites 2, 3 and 4 are walk-to tent sites that must be accessed by carrying gear a short distance from the parking area. Vault toilets are provided but there is no water. Roads and parking spurs are dirt. Accessible by all passenger vehicles.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is nestled among thick groves of maples below beautiful, towering conglomerate walls at an elevation of 6,700 feet. The canyon contains over 40 cliffs ranging in height from 30 to 300 feet. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the canyon.

Nearby Attractions

The canyon offers some excellent hiking, biking and horseback riding opportunities. Three steep scenic loop trails (three to five-mile loops) provide access to many of the rock climbing sites in the canyon, such as the famous Pipe Dream tunnel. Panoramic views east into Sanpete Valley and beyond to the Wasatch Plateau reveal themselves near the tops of the trails and cliffs. The Sanpitch Recreation Area and Chicken Creek Campground can be found nearby.


Rock climbing is the campground's main draw, attracting climbers from all over the world with its numerous routes for beginners and experts alike.

Over 140 bolted routes are available with climbing grades from 5.4 to 5.14.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 435-283-4151

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Fountain Green, Utah, head south on West Side Road for 7 miles to Freedom Road in Freedom. Turn right onto Freedom Road and watch for Maple Canyon signs. Travel 3 miles northeast of Freedom to the campground.

From Moroni go 9 miles west, following the signs for Maple Canyon.

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