Area Status: Closed
This campground is at the highest elevation in the Ogden District at 9,000 feet. The 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.
This campground has firewood that can be purchased from the on-site Campground Host.
Popular local recreation activities include hiking, horseback riding and ATVing (Horses are not allowed within the campground and you must trailer your ATV one mile or more).
This campground has sites that remain open through the elk and deer hunting season.
Site Details and Accessible Features - under construction
At a Glance
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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.
||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Drinking water
45 Single sites - $18.00
2 Group sites - $165.00
Extra Vehicle - $8.00
Walk-In Visitors - $5.00/person
||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.
||This campground is ran by a concessionaire.
||For more information contact the Ogden Ranger District at 801-625-5112.
To get to Monte Cristo, travel Highway 39, a Utah State Scenic Highway, toward 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.