Greens Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Photo of a site at the Greens Lake Campground.

Greens Lake Campground is located next to its scenic namesake along Red Canyon Road. Visitors enjoy canoeing and fishing on the lake and exploring the Red Canyon Rim Trail.

The campground lies on the shore of Greens Lake, about 1 mile from beautiful cliffs overlooking Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Lodgepole and ponderosa pines and aspens dot the campground, providing partial shade. Summer wildflowers and grasses are plentiful.

Dump stations are located at Antelope Flat, Deer Run, Firefighters, and Lodgepole and available to use for a small fee. Trash Collection is available. Showers are located at Deer Run and Mustang Ridge for campers with proof of camping registration. There are no electric or sewer hookups available.

Firewood is available to purchase. 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

Nearby Activities

  • Greens Lake is a small lake for non-motorized watercraft only. It offers great canoeing and fishing for rainbow and brook trout. Red Canyon Lodge sits directly across the lake. Canoe and bike rentals, horseback riding, a restaurant and gift shop are available.
  • Red Canyon Rim Trail, for hiking and biking, begins at the nearby visitor center, which offers interpretive displays and area information.
  • Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is known not only for its beautiful red cliffs, but also for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir.
  • Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam itself; The adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.
  • The Green River below the dam provides spectacular rafting opportunities. A trip down the river offers unique geology, outlaw history and Native American rock art.

At a Glance

Reservations: This campground has some first come first serve sites. Reservations for reserved sites need to be made at least 4 days in advance. This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) This campground has some first come, first served sites. However, it is recommended to reserve your site ahead of time.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $20/night for a single unit and $70/night for a group unit. The single site fee covers the cost of 1 vehicle. Each single site's maximum capacity is 2 vehicles. There will be an extra vehicle fee for the second vehicle collected on site. 2 vehicles = 1 sleeping unit (trailer, pop-up, pickup camper, RV, etc) + 1 passenger vehicle or 2 passenger vehicles. There is not room for 2 sleeping units. 
Open Season: May - Opening date may be adjusted due to weather - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: 2 vehicle max. per single site; Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm - 6:00 am.
Closest Towns: Dutch John, Utah
Water: Water Spigot; Drinking water is only available mid-late May through mid-September. No hookups.
Restroom: Non-flushable (Vault) Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


Approximately 40 miles north of Vernal, Utah on Highway 191 or approximately 80 miles from Rock Springs, Wyoming on Highway 191 south. South approximately 80 miles from Green River, Wyoming. East approximately 205 miles from Salt Lake City, Utah. Located on the Red Canyon Road off Highway 44 - between Vernal, Utah and Manila, Utah, within walking distance to Red Canyon Lodge.

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Picnic tables
Drinking water Water spigot; Drinking water is only available mid-late May through mid-September. No hookups available.
Toilets Non-flushable toilets (vault)
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