Monte Cristo Campground

Area Status: Open
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Monte Cristo Campground is located 30 miles east of Huntsville, Utah.  ‚ÄčThis campground is at the highest elevation in the Ogden District at 9,000 feet. Individual campsites are surrounded by spruce and Douglas fir stands, adding their fresh scent to the clear, cool air.  The campground usually opens July 1st.

Monte Cristo has two group areas (site 26 and 27) available by reservation. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-NRRS (6777) or Recreation.gov.

Firewood can be purchased from the on-site Campground Host.

Visitors enjoy exploring the local trails via hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding. (Horses are not allowed within the campground and you must trailer your ATV one mile or more). The drive along scenic Highway 39 through wildflower-filled meadows and beautiful forests is spectacular.  Summer wildflowers are plentiful and autumn leaves put on a spectacular show. Sugar Pine Creek is nearby.

This campground has sites that remain open through the elk and deer hunting season.

Site Details and Accessible Features - under construction

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Reservations: To make reservations call 1-877-444-6777 or click here to make reservations on-line.  Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Drinking water
Fees 45 Single sites - $20.00
2 Group sites - $180.00 capacity 80 to 100 people
Extra Vehicle - $8.00
Walk-In Visitors - $6.00 per person
 
Restrictions: 7 day stay limit.

Horses are restricted within this campground but are legal in the dispersed campsites north of the campground. (Riding horses or ATVs - must trailer 1 mile or more to ATV; primitive Sugarpine Hiking Trail east of campground.) Quiet hours are 10:00 pm - 8:00 am.
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: American Land and Leisure (AL&L) 801-226-3564
Information Center: For more information contact the Ogden Ranger District at 801-625-5112.

General Information

Directions:

From Huntsville, Utah -- Travel State Route 39 (SR 39) towards Woodruff, Utah.  The road signs on SR 39 in the Ogden Valley say "Monte Cristo".  This is the name of the general area.  The campground is on the north side of the general Monte Cristo area.

Watch for the campground sign along the east side the road.


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Group Camping

Sites are equipped with picnic and serving tables, grills, campfire circles and cement site pads. 

Reservation Info Reservations are accepted for group sites only from July 4 through Labor Day. Reservations need to be made at least 5 days in advance.
Fire Information These campsites have fire pits.
Group ShelterPavillion
No. of Sites
1 group site that can accommodate 80 people
1 group site that can accommodate 100 people

Campground Camping

Fire Information These campsites have fire pits.
Reservation Info Reservations are accepted for group sites only from July 4 through Labor Day. Reservations need to be made at least 5 days in advance.
No. of Sites
45 single sites
1 group site that can accommodate up to 80 people
1 group site that can accommodate up to 100 people
No. of Accessible sites

Amenities

Camping trailer
Tent camping
Drinking water
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.463678

  Longitude : 
-111.497479

  Elevation : 
9000 ft