Salt Lake District Campgrounds

Northern Utah

Big Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Byway: Length 15 miles/70.4km; Time to Allow 1.25 hours.

Big Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Byway begins at the mouth of the canyon and goes east on SR-190. The canyon narrows almost immediately to dramatic alpine scenery. Visitors can hike through the mining country of the Old West, or enjoy rock climbing, camping or fishing. Near the top of the canyon, the major ski and summer resorts of Solitude and Brighton can be found. Big Cottonwood Canyon is a protected watershed area- dogs and horses are not allowed.

Little Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Byway: Length 7miles/11.2km; Time to allow: 1 hour

Little Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Byway begins at the canyon mouth and goes east SR- 210. Snowbird and Alta two major ski resorts are located at the Little Cottonwood Canyon, resorts operate during the winter and also during the summer months, which makes it a great year-round vacation destination. From the floor of the canyon, Mormon pioneers quarried massive granite boulders used to build the Salt Lake Temple. Little Cottonwood Canyon is a protected watershed area- dogs and horses are not allowed.

South Willow Scenic Backway: Length 8 miles, 12.8km; Time to allow: 0.5 hour.

South Willow Scenic Backway starts 6 miles south of Grantsville on a paved road which turns to rock surface after 4 miles. The road is rough and steep, but accessible to passenger cars. There are numerous access points into the Dessert Peak Wilderness.

Camping Area Highlights

  • Cottwood Canyon

  • Amazing Year-Round Recreation

  • “The Greatest Snow On Earth”

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Albion Basin

Albion Basin is located in Little Cottonwood Canyon near Alta. Beautiful Aspen and White Pines.

Elevation: 7500
Season: July 1st-September 30th

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Bountiful Peak Campground

Bountiful Peak Campground is set in an alpine basin high in the Wasatch Mountains at an elevation of 7,500 feet. Farmington, Utah, is 9 miles away. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails on foot, bike and off-road vehicles. This group campground contains one site that can accommodate up to 100 people. Picnic tables and campfire circles are provided, as are vault toilets.

Elevation: 7500
Season: July 1st-September 30th
Farmington Canyon Rd, Farmington, UT 84025

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Boy Scout Camp

Boy Scout Campground is near a trailhead and wilderness access. It has 7 single sites, 1 double site and 1 group site that can accommodate up to 35 people. This campground has vault restroom facilities. There is no water system in this campground will need to bring your own. The campground is located in South Willow Canyon in the Stansbury Range

Elevation: 7500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
South Willow Canyon, Grantsville, UT, USA, Dugway, UT 84022

 

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Cottonwood Campground

Cottonwood Campground has 2 single sites and 1 triple site. This campground has vault restroom facilities. There is no water system in this campground you will need to bring your own. This is a primitive campground. The campground is located in South Willow Canyon in the Stansbury Range.

Elevation: 6500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Salt Creek Canyon Road, Nephi, UT 84648

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Intake Campground

Intake Campground has 5 single sites. This campground has vault restroom facilities. There is no water system in this campground will need to bring your own. The campground is located in South Willow Canyon in the Stansbury Range.

Elevation: 6500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Intake Campground, Dugway, UT 84022

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Jordon Pines Campground

Jordan Pines Group Campground has 4 overnight campsites available and 1 group day-use site available. This campground offers vault restroom facilities. The campground is surrounded by Pines and Aspens with wildlife viewing and recreation opportunities nearby.

Elevation: 7500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Jordan Pines Campground, Utah 84121

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Loop Campground

Loop Campground has 12 single sites and 1 double site. This campground has vault restroom facilities. There is no water system in this campground will need to bring your own. This is a primitive campground located in South Willow Canyon in the Stansbury Range.

Elevation: 6500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Loop Campground, Dugway, UT 84022

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Lower Narrows Campground

Loop Campground has 12 single sites and 1 double site. This campground has vault restroom facilities. There is no water system in this campground will need to bring your own. This is a primitive campground located in South Willow Canyon in the Stansbury Range

Elevation: 6500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Loop Campground, Dugway, UT 84022

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Mueller Park

Mueller Park Group Picnic Area is located just 5 miles from Bountiful, Utah, at an elevation of 5,400 feet. Visitors enjoy relaxing in the shade along Mill Creek and exploring local trails. This group area contains 18 day-use picnic sites, accommodating groups as small as 16 people and as large as 100. All sites have tables, campfire rings and grills. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads, parking spurs and walking paths within the site are paved. A volleyball court and children’s playground are on-site.

Elevation: 5400
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Mueller Park Rd, Bountiful, UT 84010

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Redman Campground

Redman Campground is set among a forest of shady spruce and pine trees. Vivid summer wildflowers are abundant and autumn leaves put on quite a show. The campground contains two group sites and numerous single and double-family sites, all with picnic tables and campfire rings. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

Elevation: 8300
Season: June 1st-September 30th
Redman Campground, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

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Spruces Campground

Spruces Campground is a large campground contains several group overnight campsites and day-use picnic sites, as well as numerous single and double-family campsites. All sites have picnic tables, campfire rings and grills. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. A baseball field, volleyball court and horseshoe pits are located within the campground. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Elevation: 7500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

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Storm Mtn

Storm Mountain Picnic Area is located in Big Cottonwood Canyon. This beautiful picnic area offers 14 single sites and 3 group day-use sites. Flush restrooms are available at this site. This picnic area is located in a watershed area and no pets are allowed.

Elevation: 7500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

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Tanners Flat Campground

Tanners Flat Campground is set among a forest of shady pine, aspen, oak and maple trees. Vivid summer wildflowers are abundant, and autumn leaves put on quite a show. Little Cottonwood Creek runs along the edge of the campground. This campground has an amphitheater. A per-day, per- vehicle fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles. The campground contains seven accessible group sites and numerous single and double-family sites, all with picnic tables and campfire rings. Group sites also have grills and serving tables. Flush and vault toilets are provided, as is drinking water. A volleyball court is available but campers must bring their own net and ball. Roads and parking spurs are paved. There are no electric or water hookups.

Elevation: 8300
Season: May 1st-October 31st
7490 Little Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Sandy, UT 84092

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Upper Narrows Campground

Upper Narrows Campground is close to wilderness access. It has 6 single sites, 1 group site that can accommodate up to 30 people and 1 group site that can accommodate up to 50 people. This campground has vault restroom facilities. There is no water system in this campground will need to bring your own. This is a primitive campground located in South Willow Canyon in the Stansbury Range.

Elevation: 6500
Season: May 1st-October 31st
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Dugway, UT 84022

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