Dixie National Forest

Dispersed Camping Rules:

  • Dispersed Camping is allowed within 150 feet of the centerline of an allowed road or trail.
  • Special road restrictions apply to vehicles wider than 62″ (5’2″). Check the MVUMs.
  • In some popular areas, dispersed camping is limited to designated sites only. See the Designated Dispersed Camping Areas below.
  • Time limit: 16 days, after which you must move 10 miles.
  • Dispersed Camping Guidelines

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Caribou-Targhee National Forest

Dispersed Camping Rules

  • Most of the dispersed camping rules are not clearly posted anywhere I can find. I have sent an email asking for details.
  • Dispersed camping is allowed within 300 feet of the centerline of the road.
  • Time limit: Unknown
  • There is no dispersed camping indicator on the MVUMs.

Designated Dispersed Camping Areas

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Ashley National Forest

Dispersed Camping Rules:

I couldn’t find the MVUMs on the official website, so I called a ranger district and asked the ranger who answered. While I was there I verified some of the rules.

  • Dispersed camping is allowed within ANF, but only in areas designated by the MVUMs or in designated Dispersed Camping areas.
  • Time limit: 16 days in a 30 day period, after which you have to move 5 miles away.
  • Do not leave any equipment unsupervised for more than 72 hours.
  • Camp within 150 feet of the road in Utah, and within 300 feet of the road in Wyoming.
  • No dispersed camping within 1/4 mile of any developed campground, boat ramp, guard station, or visitor center.

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