Ogden District Campgrounds

North of Salt Lake City

The Ogden River Scenic Byway begins in Ogden on SR- 39 and continues eats to Woodruff. Visitors traveling up this narrow canyon can enjoy alpine beauty, excellent fishing and recreational opportunities at Pineview Reservoir. Climbing higher, they arrive at some of northern Utah’s loveliest vistas. Length: 44 miles/ 70.4 km, Time to Allow: 1.25 hours.

Camping Area Highlights

  • Monte Cristo – Highest Campground in Ogden

  • Fort Buenaventura Campground -First permanent Anglo settlement in the Great Basin

  • Excellent fishing

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Our adventurers are at the heart of Utah Recreation Company. They have documented each campground to help you prepare for your next adventure.

Anderson Cove

Anderson Cove Campground is a popular facility located 10 miles east of Ogden, Utah, on the banks of Pineview Reservoir in scenic Ogden Valley. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing and swimming.

This large campground contains five group sites that can each accommodate up to 100 people. Two of these sites are accessible and all five have large picnic shelters. Several single and double-family sites are available as well. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. A dump station and small general store are located on-site.

A small cove has been buoyed off to identify swimming-only beach. A small cabin at the entrance is used as the Public Contact /Check-in Station. The cabin has minor food sales, retail camping equipment, and volleyball and horseshoe rental. There is a gate system that is closed at night with tire rippers. There are 3 full hookup host sites provided near the boat ramp, in loop C, and in the tent area. A small compound with a maintenance shed and a laundry shed is behind the main Host sites near the cabin.

Elevation: 5000
Season: May 1st-October 31st
6702 UT-39, Huntsville, UT 84317

 

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Brogojune & Quist

Brogojne & Quist (Pelican Beach) – This trailhead provides ample parking, access to the Pineview Trail and beach access. Two vault toilets and a kiosk are on site.

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Cemetery Point

Cemetery Point Picnic Area Boat Ramp, Swim Site & Marina- Cemetery Point Picnic Area, Boat Ramp, Swim Site and Marina are very popular. Picnic tables in a nice grassy and shady area with pedestal grills are available for picnicking. This site has vault restroom facilities. The site offers access to beach and water play. A small cove has been buoyed off to identify a swimming only beach.

Elevation: 5000
Season: May 1st-September 30th
1st St, Huntsville, UT 84317

 

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Botts

Botts Campground is a small campground is located about six miles east of Huntsville, Utah on a curve along the South Fork of the Ogden River.

A host is not on-site but can be found at Magpie Campground (west) or South Fork Campground (east). It has been a popular camping spot since the pioneers came to Utah. Although the trees are not thick, they are big and very old.

Popular local recreation activities include fishing, hiking, swimming, and tubing down the South Fork Ogden River (a life jacket is required for all tubers). The campground offers 7 single campsites and 1 double campsite, picnic tables, fire rings, and vault restrooms.

Elevation: 6000
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, UT-39, Huntsville, UT 84317
 

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Lower Meadows Campground

Lower Meadows Campground This campground is located on the far side of the river from Highway 39. The entrance is the same as Upper Meadows, but instead of turning left, stay on the road, cross the bridge and turn to the right at the top of the hill. This campground is one of the most spacious with the individual sites quite far apart. The grass is usually tall and thick. This campground has 19 single sites

Elevation: 6000
Season: May 1st-September 30th
Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, UT-39, Huntsville, UT 84317

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Magpie Campground

Magpie Campground This campground is heavily wooded with mostly cottonwood trees and other river-bottom types of vegetation. The South Fork of Ogden River flows adjacent to the campground. The campground offers 14 single sites and 2 double sites. Picnic Tables, Fire rings and vault restrooms are available

Elevation: 6000
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Magpie Campground Rd Utah 84317

 

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Middle Inlet

Middle Inlet Picnic Area– Middle Inlet Group Day Use Area is located on the eastern shore of Pineview Reservoir, just 2 miles from Huntsville, Utah. It’s a great location for weddings, company picnics, and family reunions. Boating, swimming, and fishing are popular activities.

This day-use site can accommodate up to 75 people. It offers a large picnic shelter, 12 picnic tables, grills, a dutch-oven cooking surface, serving tables, a concrete site pad, and large gravel parking area. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. A host is on-site. A small cove has been buoyed off to identify a swimming only beach.

Season: May 1st-October 31st
1017 N 7100 E, Huntsville, UT 84317

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Monte Cristo Campground

Monte Cristo Campground is located 30 miles east of Huntsville, Utah. This campground is at the highest elevation in the Ogden District at 9,000 feet. Individual campsites are surrounded by spruce and Douglas fir stands. The campground usually opens July 1st. The campground has 45 individual campsites and 2 group sites. This campground offers vault and flush restroom facilities.

Visitors enjoy exploring the local trails via hiking, biking, horseback riding, and off-road vehicle riding. (Horses are not allowed within the campground and you must trailer your ATV one mile or more). The drive along scenic Highway 39 through wildflower-filled meadows and beautiful forests is spectacular. Summer wildflowers are plentiful and autumn leaves put on a spectacular show. Sugar Pine Creek is nearby.

Elevation: 8000
Season: May 1st-October 31st
45 S 100 W, Woodruff, UT 84086

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Perception Park Campground

Perception Park Campground Perception Park Family Campground is located on the banks of the South Fork Ogden River. Campers love the park for its shade and great river access. This scenic campground is situated among shady cottonwoods and willow. Moose and deer wander through the campground on occasion. It was built for the use of the physically challenged in the mid 1980’s. This qualifies Perception Park Family as a higher standard campground. Concrete platforms with benches have been placed in several locations along the river for the enjoyment of the handicapped.

Although the campground was built for the use of the handicapped, it is not for their exclusive use. This campground includes 24 single campsites, 3 group sites and vault restroom facilities.

Popular local recreation activities include fishing, swimming, and tubing (a life jacket is required for all tubers) on the river at this family-friendly and fully accessible site. Hiking is also popular on the paved nature trail that runs alongside the river. This campground also has a playground, volleyball court, and horseshoe pits.

Elevation: 9000
Season: May 1st-September 30th
12566 UT-39 Scenic, Huntsville, UT 84317

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Pelican Beach

Pelican Beach is large swimming hole with warm summer water. Great for jet skiing and paddleboarding.

Elevation: 5000
Season: May 1st-October 31st

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Port Ramp Marina

Port Ramp Marina Port Ramp Marina is a boat slip rental facility located just 10 miles from Ogden, Utah, on the west side of Pineview Reservoir in scenic Ogden Valley. The marina is the most used launching facility at Pineview, which is the busiest reservoir in the state.

The marina rents boat slips for the entire season, from mid-May through September (these slips are owned by the current concessionaire). The facility has a concrete boat ramp and a large paved parking lot with a designated area for slip holders. An adjacent gravel lot is used for overflow parking and dry storage (this lot is on private property). Dry storage can be purchased for a day, month or season. A public dock is on-site. A dump station and vault toilets are located in the paved parking lot.

Elevation: 5000
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Port Ramp Marina, Eden, UT 84310

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South Fork Campground

South Fork Campground is located on the banks of the South Fork Ogden River at an elevation of 5,200 feet, just 7 miles from Huntsville, Utah.

Campers love the park for its great river access. Tubing and fishing are very popular activities. The campground contains several single and double-family sites with picnic tables, campfire rings, utility tables, and cement site pads. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Elevation: 8000
Season: May 1st-September 30th
South Fork Campground UT-39, Huntsville, UT 84317

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Upper Meadows Campground

Upper Meadows Campground is a small campground located adjacent to the South Fork of the Ogden River. This campground has gravel spurs and roads, cement table pads, fire rings. A Campground Host is in Lower Meadows just west of the entrance. This campground offers 9 single sites, each with picnic tables and fire rings available. This campground offers vault restroom facilities.

Popular local recreation activities include fishing, hiking, swimming, and tubing down the South Fork Ogden River (a life jacket is required for all tubers). Causey Reservoir, a scenic mountain lake, is three miles east.

Elevation: 9000
Season: May 1st-September 30th
Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, UT-39, Huntsville, UT 84317

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Willows

Willows Campgroundis located adjacent to the South Fork of the Ogden River. This campground has gravel spurs and roads, cement table pads, fire rings. An on-site Campground Host is in site #5 near the entrance. The campground has 14 single sites and 3 double sites. This campground offers vault restroom facilities.

Popular local recreation activities include fishing, hiking, swimming, and tubing down the South Fork Ogden River (a life jacket is required for all tubers). Causey Reservoir, a scenic mountain lake, is two miles east.

Elevation: 8000
Season: May 1st-September 30th
Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, UT-39, Huntsville, UT 84317

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