Yellowpine Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Yellowpine Campground is located next to Rock Creek in the Rock Creek Drainage on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring the popular Rock Creek Trail.

This is Yellowpine Campground in Rock Creek Canyon; it is not on the Mirror Lake Highway near Kamas, Utah.

Natural Features:
This shaded campground is situated among towering Ponderosa pines at an elevation of 7,200 feet. Aspens and summer wildflowers dot the landscape. Rock Creek flows alongside the campground. Evenings in this area are cool.

Recreation:
Rock Creek offers fishing for brown, brook and rainbow trout. Whitewater rafting and kayaking opportunities are available seasonally. 

The Stillwater Trail begins nearby and connects with an accessible, paved interpretive nature trail within Yellowpine. 

Outside the campground, the trail provides access to the High Uintas Wilderness where hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, wildlife viewing and backcountry fishing are very popular activities.

Facilities:
The campground offers single, double and group sites, all with picnic tables, campfire rings and grills. There are a number of tent pads throughout the campground. Accessible flush toilets and drinking water are provided. A dump station is located on-site. Other amenities include a dump station, fishing dock and trash collection.

Nearby Attractions:
Upper Stillwater Reservoir and Lower Stillwater Ponds are nearby, offering swimming, picnicking and fishing for brown and rainbow trout. Upper Stillwater Reservoir is accessible only to watercraft that can be carried in. Numerous hiking trails lead into the High Uinta Wilderness Area from the Upper Stillwater Trailhead.

Know Before You Go

  • Single sites are allowed 8 people, 1 vehicle, 1 RV/trailer and 1 tent; Double sites are allowed 16 people, 2 vehicles, 2 RV/trailers and 2 tents; Group sites are allowed 32 people, 4 vehicles, 4 RV/trailers and 3 tents
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/night for single unit, $16/night for double unit and $30/night for group unit.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Duchesne, Utah
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Highway 40 in Duchesne, Utah, turn north onto Highway 87. Go 15.5 miles to the Mountain Home turnoff. Turn north onto N 21000 W and continue 2.5 miles toward Mountain Home. Turn left at the Rock Creek Store, onto W 6750 N, and proceed about 19 miles to the campground.


Parking:

This campground has paved roads and parking spurs.


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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River and Stream Fishing

Rock Creek is nearby.

Lake and Pond Fishing


Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Accessible flush toilets.
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.5353784

  Longitude : 
-110.6415517

  Elevation : 
7200'

 



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