Kodachrome Basin State Park

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...


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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.

Main Attractions

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.

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 $8 per vehicle
$4 Day-Use for Utah seniors 62+
$75 Annual Pass is available at the park
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Pass


Mountain biking
Horseback riding
ATV trails nearby


The park offers a modern campground with 47 sites. Many are pull-through and can accommodate RVs up to 45 feet.
There are also two group camping areas.

Camping Reservations

800-322-3770 (toll-free from outside the Salt Lake City area)
801-322-3770 (from within the Salt Lake City area)


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

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Historical Weather


38F 17F Average Temperature
1.5" Avg. Precipitation (inches)
17.1" Avg. Snowfall (inches)
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