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. Read more...
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.
This park is popular because of its outstanding scenery. It is a great place to camp, hike and ride horses.
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.
Kodachrome Basin State Park
PO Box 180069
Cannonville, UT 84718-0069
Open year-round, 6:00 am through 10:00 pm
No holiday closures
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
ATV trails nearby
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.
800-322-3770 (toll-free from outside the Salt Lake City area)
801-322-3770 (from within the Salt Lake City area)
Group camping areas
RV dump station