Big Rock Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Big Rock Group Campground is located inHuntington Canyon along the Huntington Canyon National Scenic Byway on Utah Highway 31 at an elevation of 7,600 feet. Pine and fir trees offer little shade in this open site. Huntington Creek runs alongside the site.  It is a Blue Ribbon Fishery for brown, cutthroat, and rainbow trout.  Popular activities include fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, and scenic driving. The 6-mile Left Fork of the Huntington National Recreation Trail, for hiking and horses, begins a half-mile away.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to flood damage.
Reservations: To reserve, call Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)  or reserve on-line
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $50/group size of 50
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer Holidays
  • Make reservations at least 4 days in advance.
  • No ATVs allowed in campground. (See Camping and Travel Rules in Quick Links at right)
  • No livestock (horses) allowed in campground.
  • Bring garbage bags. This is a "pack it in, pack it out site."
Closest Towns: Huntington
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: This campground consists of one group site that can accommodate up to 50 people, with picnic tables, a BBQ grill, Dutch oven cooking surface, serving table, and fire ring with benches. A large gravel parking area provides ample room for RVs. ADA-accessible vault toilets are provided. There are no electricity, water or sewer hook-ups at this campground.
You must bring your own drinking water. Opening and closing dates are dependent on snowmelt and the onset of winter weather.

General Information


Vault toilet is ADA accessible.


Travel to Huntington on Highway 10, turn west onto Highway 31 near the north city limits.Campground is located 20 miles west of Huntington, Utah along Utah Highway 31 between Forks of Huntington Campground a 1/2-mile south, and Stuart Guard Station a 1/2-mile north.


Parking available in camp site.


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Visitor Centers

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.

Usage: Light use.
Best Season: Summer
Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends and holidays.  Closed Monday through Thursday.


Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Interpretive Site
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