Lower Bowns Campground and Rec Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Campground. This is a primitive camping area on the east side of Boulder Mountain adjacent to Lower Bowns Reservoir. This area is great for fishing! The reservoir has abut 37 surface acres and is 45 feet deep. There is no garbage pickup, please pack out any trash. The Wildcat Information Center is located 19 miles southeast of Torry, Utah just off Highway 12. Information, maps, books, and other items are available for retail from Memorial Day weekend through September 30 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Mountain Time. The Wildcat Information Center has emergency radio service to Loa from June through September. Cellphone coverage is limited. Facilities include barrier-free facilities, boat trailer parking lot, picnic tables, serving tables, utility tables.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Quiet hours from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Reservations: Single campsites 2 and 3 require reservations, as does the group site. Reservations can be made on-line at the Recreation.gov web site or by telephone: 1-877-444-6777; Tdd 1-877-833-6777.  
Fees Single sites are $10.00 per night, $5.00 per night for each additional vehicle. $40.00 per night for the group area. America the Beautiful passes will receive a 50% discount on use fees for single sites only.
Open Season: May
Restrictions: Camping is limited to 14 consecutive days. Pets are required to be on a leash. Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am Mountain Time. ATVs are allowed in the campground for ingress and egress only, they are not allow to be operated for any other reason within the boundary of the campground.
Closest Towns: Torrey, Utah
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilet, accessible pit restroom
Operated By: High Country Recreation

General Information

Directions: The Lower Bowns Area is located 21 miles southeast of Torrey, Utah and 4 miles east of Pleasant Creek Campground. This area is accessible via Scenic Byway 12 (Boulder Mountain Highway U-12).

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Group area in campground will accommodate from 1-50 people.  Tables, fire ring, BBQ grill, and vault restoom available.

Reservation InfoGroup area can be reserved for $35 per night. Reservations for group units can be made through the National Reservation System by calling them toll-free at 1-877-444-6777 or visiting their web site: www.recreation.gov
Group Cooking FacilitiesFire ring, grill, cooking facilities
Hookups - ElectricNo

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  Latitude : 
38.105358
  Longitude : 
-111.276679
  Elevation : 
7000 feet
 
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