Magpie Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This campground is heavily wooded with mostly cottonwood trees and other river-bottom types of vegetation. The South Fork of Ogden River flows adjacent to the campground.

Firewood is available from the on-site Host. 

Popular local recreation activities include fishing, hiking, swimming and tubing down the South Fork Ogden River (a life jacket is required for all tubers).  Causey Reservoir, a scenic mountain lake, is five miles east. 

Site Details and Accessible Features

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water, restrooms, no fees
Operational Hours: This campground is open from 8:00 am - 10:00 pm.  The gate with a tire-ripper exit is closed each night at 10 pm.
Reservations: This is a non-reservable area.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Drinking water
Fees 14 single sites - $18.00/day, Capacity - 8
 2 double sites - $36.00/day, Capacity - 16
Extra Vehicle - $9.00
Walk-In Visitors - $5.00 per person
Day-use or picnicking - $9.00
Restrictions: Gate with a tire-ripper exit is locked at 10:00 pm. Quiet hours 10:00 pm - 8:00 am. 
Closest Towns: Ogden
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: This campground is ran by a concessionaire.

General Information


South Fork Campground complex is located approximately 5 to 7 miles east of Huntsville, Utah, on Highway 39. From I-15, take the 12th Street exit and continue through Ogden Canyon. Continue on Highway 39 toward Monte Cristo. The campgrounds are Magpie, Botts, South Fork, Perception Park, Upper and Lower Meadows, and Willows in order from west to east. 

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Campground Camping

Reservation Info No reservations are accepted for these campsites.
Fire Information These campsites have fire pits.
No. of Sites 14 single sites $18.00 - Capacity 8 people
2 double site $36.00 - Capacity 16 people
Extra vehicle and day use/picnicing $9.00
Day use area walk in where available $5.00 per person


Camping trailer
Tent camping
Drinking water
Areas & Activities


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5,200 ft.