STARS: 5 out of 5
TOM BEST SPRINGS ROAD, DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST NEAR BRYCE CANYON, UT, boondocking/campground review: GPS 37.7321, -112.2407
I loved this boondocking spot. There are ample boondocking options along the main road as well as off the spurs. There are so many spurs, though, that it would be easy to get lost!
If you want to explore the spurs' options, I would highly recommend parking at the lot across the street from the turn off (where the drop toilet is) and explore without your rig or trailer/fifth wheel. If, however, you are okay being on the main road (Tom Best Springs Rd), then heading down the road with your rig is likely quite safe both in terms of the road as well as the likelihood of finding a spot. There are lots of options. The best last turn around we saw, however was at the marker 646 on the left side. I wouldn't go past that if you are going to need to turn around somewhere.
It is very peaceful, lots of nice trees but not so many as to be hazards for parking. We saw pronged horned antelope and lots of little critters. There are big spacious spots to park. The main road is in great condition (the spurs all vary in terms of condition, however, so beware).
It is only a half hour (if that) away from Bryce Canyon, so it is in an amazing location for visiting there.
It would have been nice to have a dumpster and better toilet at the parking area across from the turnoff, but that's asking a lot! This was a lovely area and I'd gladly come again.
CELL RECEPTION: Verizon was good enough to stream netflix when using phone as a hot spot.
AT&T was good as well, although we didn't try to use it for streaming.