Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R651. Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation.

Rule R651-606. Camping.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R651-606-1. Permit Required for Camping in Undeveloped Areas.

No person shall camp in undeveloped locations of a park area without proper permit.

R651-606-2. Reserved Campsites May Not Be Taken.

No person shall occupy or otherwise use a campsite when it is occupied or reserved for another person.

R651-606-3. Maximum Occupancy of Campsites.

Unless authorized by a park representative, individual campsites shall not be occupied by more than two vehicles and eight persons.

R651-606-4. Payment Required Before Occupancy of Campsite.

No person shall occupy camping facilities prior to payment of required fees.

R651-606-5. Time-Limit in Campsite May Not Be Exceeded.

Camping is limited to 14 consecutive days at all campgrounds except for designated long-term campsites where a long-term camping agreement has been signed by the occupant and the park manager.

R651-606-6. Use of Showers.

Showers may only be used by campers with camping or shower authorization permits and only in accordance with posted restrictions.

R651-606-7. Camping Only in Designated Areas.

All persons shall park or camp only in areas designated for those purposes.

R651-606-8. Time by Which Campsites Shall Be Vacated.

All persons shall vacate the campsite by 2:00 p.m. of the last day of the camp permit.

R651-606-9. Clean-up of Campsite Required.

All persons shall remove all personal property, debris and litter prior to departing the site.

R651-606-10. Quiet Hours.

No person shall operate or allow the operation of a generator, audio device; make or allow the making of unreasonable noises from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., except in the following area(s): Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, which shall be from 10:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.



Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

July 25, 2017

Notice of Continuation

June 7, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R651, please contact the promulgating agency (Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.