White House Trailhead and Campground

Quick Facts

White House Trailhead and Campground


(435) 644-4600

Map Directions

Things To Do



The White House Trailhead and Campground is remote, but do not let that stop you. It is also surrounded by stunning geologic formations including Vermillion Cliffs and Paria Plateau. White House Trailhead and Campground is open year-round at an elevation of 4,300 feet. It has five ten sites, restrooms, picnic tables, and fire pits. There is no camp host, no water, and no telephones.

Map of White House Trailhead & Campground

Latitude, Longitude: 37.080106, -111.890602



  • Camping

    White House Campground is a first-come, first-served campground with campsites, a pit toilet, interpretive signs, fire rings, picnic tables and five walk-in tent sites. There is no water, emergency or trash collection service at this campground. Campsite fees are $5 per night.

  • Hiking

    Permits for day hiking can be obtained at the self-serve pay station. The fee is $6.00 per person, per dog per day. Group size is limited to 10 people for the Paria permit area. Groups larger than 10 must split into smaller groups and begin hiking on separate days and are not permitted to travel or camp together within the permit area. Overnight trip permits into Paria Canyon and Buckskin Gulch must be purchased in advance on-line at https://www.blm.gov/az/paria/index.cfm?usearea=PC.

  • Picnicking

    Sites available.


The ideal travel seasons are spring, summer and fall. Winter conditions can be cold and snowy with the potential of the Paria River being frozen solid. The campground and trailhead are open year round, weather and road conditions permitting.



To access the campground from Highway 89, travel east from Kanab 43 miles, turning right into the Paria Contact Station. The campground is two miles down a dirt road just to the left of the Paria Contact Station parking lot. Or travel west from Page, Arizona 30 miles on Highway 89 over the dam and look for the Paria Contact Station sign on the left (south) side of the road.

Phone Numbers


(435) 644-4600