Forks Of Huntington Campground

  

Forks of Huntington Campground is located in beautiful Huntington Canyon along the Huntington and Eccles Canyons National Scenic Byway on Utah Highway 31. At an elevation of 7,600 feet, the campground is located in thick stands of pines with the Left Fork of Huntington Creek running through the campground.  The creek offers a Blue Ribbon Fishery for brown, cutthroat, and rainbow trout, and joins the main Huntington Creek just below the campground. The 6-mile Left Fork of the Huntington National Recreation Trail, for hiking and horses, begins in the campground, and the 10-mile Fish Creek National Recreation Trail, for hiking, biking, and horses is nearby.

At a Glance

Reservations: To reserve call Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $10/Night for single unit, $40/group/night
Open Season: 5/20/2010 - Reservations end Sept. 6, closure depends on weather
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer Holidays
Restrictions: Reservations must be made 4 days in advance. See Forest Camping and Travel Rules in Quick Links at right.
Closest Towns: Huntington, UT
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: This campground has vault toilets and potable water, but no electricity or garbage service. This is a "pack it in, pack it out site" and all trash must be removed upon departure. Roads and spurs within the site are dirt. A reservable group site with limited parking is available and can accommodate up to 50 people. Five single sites are available on a first come, first served basis. All sites have a picnic table, fire ring, and grill.

General Information

Directions:

Campground is 16 miles west of Huntington, Utah along Utah Highway 31.


General Notes:

The Huntington and Eccles Canyons National Scenic Byway  offers stunning mountain and lake views as it tops 10,000 feet in elevation. The historic Stuart Guard Station Visitor Center is nearby, offering a glimpse of the 1930s life of a ranger and his family who once lived there. Exhibits of CCC work and original equipment are on display, and area information is available as well.


Parking:

Limited parking is available at camp sites.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

A reservable group site with limited parking is available and can accommodate up to 50 people. Five single sites accomodating 5 individuals are available on a first come, first served basis.

Sleeping ShelterNone
Reservation Info Site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line
Fire Information Fire Rings
No. of Sites 5 single site(s), 1 20-50 people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None
Fees: $40/day for group site.

Fishing

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Amenities

Camping trailer 30-foot back-in at group site
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping
Drinking water
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.50143
  Longitude : 
-111.162211
  Elevation : 
7700