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Red Cliffs Recreation Area

Utah

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Red Cliffs Recreation Area - Lead, Utah
Red Cliffs Recreation Area

Red Cliffs Recreation Area

Elevation:

3,481 ft

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Camping: Developed, require fee by reservation made one month prior.

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Campground

Campground
Wildlife

Wildlife

Camping

Camping

Hiking

Hiking

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Early Jurassic dinosaur tracks on the Silver Reef Trail. During Spring and Fall, the most popular seasons to visit the Recreation Area, traffic control measures may be used, causing some visitors to be turned away for lack of parking. Plan accordingly. 


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Red Cliffs Recreation Area - Lead, Utah

Utah

Washington County

37°13'26.4"N 113°24'18.0"W

Utah

Red Cliffs Road, Leeds, UT 84746



Directions: From I-15 Exit 22* (northbound only), turn right onto the frontage road at the end of the freeway off-ramp. Travel south approximately 2 miles. Turn right just past the sign for the Red Cliffs Recreation Area. Proceed under the two freeway tunnels (height and width restricted to 12 x 12) and follow the paved road into the campground. Pay a day use fee and park in one of the day use parking spaces. *From I-15 Exit 23 (southbound only), turn left on Silver Reef Road at the end of the freeway off-ramp. Turn right onto Main Street and travel south for 3.5 miles. Turn right just past the sign for the Red Cliffs Recreation Area. Proceed under the two freeway tunnels, and follow the paved road into the campground. Pay a day use fee and park in one of the day use parking spaces. Access to the Recreation Area is through tunnels that restrict vehicle size to less than 12 feet in height and width (dirt and gravel in the tunnel can lower the height by several inches). Parking Note: Parking for day use is extremely limited (52 general use parking spaces) and vehicles with trailers must park at the White Reef Trailhead (take the first right turn after the second tunnel).

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Best Seasons & Temperatures

September 19, 2017

Abandoned

Abandoned

Ancient Ruins

Ancient Ruins

Caves

Caves

Desert

Desert

Forest

Forest

Ghost Towns

Ghost Towns

Historical

Historical

Hot Springs

Hot Springs

Lakes

Lakes

National & State Parks

National & State Parks

Peaks

Peaks