Buckboard Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

8600 ft. elevation. 11 single sites and 2 group areas which can accomodate up to 100 campers, among the cool pines are a welcome refuge from the heat of the surrounding desert. Fishing in North Creek and Taylor Springs, also in nearby Monticello Lake. Campground makes a great jumping-off point for a thorough exploration of the wonders of the surrounding country, from historic sites and scenic drives, to hikes which lead to expansive vistas. Wildlife in the area include birds, squirrels, chipmunks, deer, wild turkeys and black bear. There is a county fair every August. Evening programs provided at the Edge of the Cedars Museum in Blanding. Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance. The reservation charge includes 1 vehicle, all others charged $5.00 per day at the campground. Golden Passports apply only to first vehicle.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70814&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Fees $10/Night for single unit
Open Season: 5/12/2010
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Monticello
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Directions from : Located in Southeast Utah, 7 miles west of Monticello on Forest Road 105.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Sleeping ShelterNone
Reservation InfoThis site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70814&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Fire InformationFire Rings
No. of Sites10 single site(s), 2 20-50 people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

Fishing

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.880824
  Longitude : 
-109.447762
  Elevation : 
8900