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Summary

The Rocky Peak Campground, located 10 miles outside of Cedar City, UT, is part of Three Peaks Recreation Area, a large outdoor recreation area offering activities such as mountain biking, hiking, equestrian trails, OHV, RC car driving, and more. Campsites provide a picnic table, fire ring, and grill, as well as views of the beautiful Hurricane Cliffs range. Nearby Cedar City provides attractions such as the Southern Utah Museum of Art, Frontier Homestead State Park, and the Shakespeare Festival. Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park are also close for visitors to enjoy.

Overview

The Rocky Peak Campground is located within Three Peaks Recreation Area, which is one of the largest designated recreation areas in Cedar City, UT. In 2006, Three Peaks was designated as a Special Recreation Management Area. What previously existed as a local open space playground has since been developed into a recreation area to meet the needs of almost any outdoor enthusiast. 

The site is located 10 miles outside of town at 5,938 feet elevation and sees weather similar to that in Cedar City. Visitors can expect cool temperatures in Spring and Fall with low's during these times approaching or below freezing. Summer temperatures can often bring the high's into the range of 90-95 degrees Fahrenheit.

Rocky Peak Campground and Three Peaks Recreation Area provides opportunities for hikers, bikers, equestrian, Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) users, Remote Control (RC) car drivers, and many more. The campground is located within a small Pinyon -Juniper forest, and many of the campsites will provide shade.

Recreation

Mountain bike and hiking trails can be accessed from the campground. Three Peaks Recreation Area contains a hiking and mountain biking trailhead, an equestrian trailhead, Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trailhead, a paintball complex, shooting range, a remote controlled (RC) car track, two disc golf courses, and a model airplane runway.

Facilities

Each campsite has a picnic table, fire ring with grill grate, and is in close proximity to a vault toilet. There is no drinking water or electricity hookups in the campground, but drinking water can be found at the nearby trailheads.

Group campsites have three picnic tables, an oversized fire ring, charcoal grills, and a pavilion.

Natural Features

Ancient volcanic activity has shaped the surrounding area's rocky terrain into what it is today. Granite boulders are mixed into the patches of Pinyon and Juniper all throughout the campground. Many sites throughout the campground offer views of the Hurricane Cliffs range that rise above Cedar City.

Nearby Attractions

Well known as "Festival Town USA," Cedar City, UT almost always has something happening. Visitors that are looking to stay close to camp can check out attractions like the Southern Utah Museum of Art, Frontier Homestead State Park, or certain times of year even enjoy a day at the world famous Shakespeare Festival. Rocky Peak Campground is just over one hour from Zion National Park and just over a 1.5 hour drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Pyramid Ridge
Cedar City Field Office
11.2mi
Cedar Canyon
Dixie National Forest
19.3mi
Deer Haven
Dixie National Forest
19.9mi
Point Supreme
Cedar Breaks National Monument
21.9mi 55%
Te-Ah
Dixie National Forest
25.8mi
Navajo Lake
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27.3mi 71%
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