Arch Dam Group Campground

  

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Arch Dam Campground is a popular location for family reunions, church outings and other large gatherings. It is located on the Ashley National Forest within the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. Flaming Gorge Dam and the Green River Spillway are less than a mile away. Visitors enjoy boating, water skiing, fishing and swimming.

Natural Features: Arch Dam is situated in rolling, high desert terrain dotted with sagebrush and pinyon pines. Shade is limited. Grasses and summer wildflowers dot the meadows throughout the campground, which sits at an elevation of 6,200 feet.

Recreation: Beautiful Flaming Gorge Reservoir can be accessed just 3 miles from the campground. The reservoir is known for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. 

Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities. Cedar Springs Marina is just 3 miles away.

Facilities: Arch Dam offers two large sites that can accommodate up to 75 people each; and one site that can accommodate up to 60 people. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Each site contains picnic tables and a campfire circle. Roads and parking spurs within the site are dirt.

Public showers are available 3 miles away at Deer Run Campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by visiting Recreation.gov.  Reservations must be made 4 days ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 months in advance.
Fees $100/night for a group unit. 75 people in sites 1 and 2 and 60 people in site 3.  Potable water is available.
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Manila, Utah
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam, and the adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.

The Green River below the dam provides spectacular rafting opportunities. A trip down the river offers unique geology, outlaw history and Native American rock art.

General Information

General Notes:

A fee of $1/person will be collected on-site for each person over the campsite maximum

This facility is operated by American Land & Leisure. We appreciate hearing from you. Comment cards are available from campground hosts or online at americanll.com.

Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.


Directions:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.91167, -109.41111
40°54'42"N, 109°24'40"W

From Vernal, Utah, take U.S. 191 north for about 46 miles. 

From Manila, Utah, take Highway 44 for 28 miles. Turn left on U.S. 191 and go about 6 miles north. 

From Rock Springs, Wyoming, take I-80 west toward Green River about 6 miles to the junction with U.S. 191/Flaming Gorge Road. Take U.S. 191 south for 60 miles, pass through Dutch John, and continue south 3 miles to the campground


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These sites can accommodate up to 75 people in two sites and 60 people in the third. Each site has picnic tables and fire rings.
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.91167

  Longitude : 
-109.41111

  Elevation : 
6240