Ponderosa Campground - SFRD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This Ponderosa is near Spanish Fork. It is not on the Mirror Lake Highway or in the Dixie National Forest near St. George. Is this the campground you're requesting? Located ten miles from Nephi, this timbered-setting campground is situated in a ponderosa pine forest area, near Salt Creek. There is good privacy between units. Campground is within 1.5 miles of the Mt. Nebo Wilderness and close fishing streams, access to hiking trails, national scenic byway (Nebo Loop) and six miles from Devil's Kitchen Geological Area. Firewood, grills, picnic tables are all part of the improved amenities.

Site Details and Accessible Features

At a Glance

Reservations: For reservations call 1-877-444-6777 or click here to make reservations on-line.  Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance.
Fees 23 single sites-$15.00, capacity 8 people + 1 vehicle
An additional fee will be collected on-site for second vehicle-$7.00
Day use fee-$7.00 will be collected on-site for use prior to 4 pm, after 4 pm overnight camping fee applies. This campground has first come, first served sites.
Restrictions: 7 day stay limit.

Gates close at 10 pm. Pets must be leashed. Quiet hours are 10 pm to 6 am. No discharge of firearms or fireworks. No horses or ATV's.
Closest Towns: Nephi, UT. 
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: For more information contact the Spanish Fork Ranger District at 801-798-3571.

General Information

Directions: From Highway 15, take second Nephi exit to Ephram Manti. Go up Nephi Canyon to Salt Creek turnoff by the KOA Campground. Go north 3.5 miles to the Bear Canyon turnoff, follow to the left. The Ponderosa Campground is 1/2 mile up Bear Canyon.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Fire Information These campsites have fire rings.
Reservation Info
Part of the single sites are available to reserve.
No. of Sites
23 single sites
No. of Accessible sites  

RV Camping

Fire InformationThese campsites have fire rings.
Reservation InfoPart of the single sites are available to reserve.
No. of Sites23 single sites.
Size RestrictionsSize restrictions vary from 20 - 45 feet.
Pavement Type for ParkingPaved
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  Elevation : 
6200 ft