Yellowpine Campground

Area Status: Open

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.

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.

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

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
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


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.


This campground has paved roads and parking spurs.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Facilities are accessible for individuals with disabiltities. Sites have picnic tables, fiere rings, and grills.

No. of Sites This campground consists of a total of 30 sites.

Group Camping

Sites have a group fire ring surrounded by benches.

No. of Sites This campground contains 2 group sites.

Lake and Pond Fishing

River and Stream Fishing

Rock Creek is nearby.

Day Hiking

Rock Creek Trail begins nearby and connects with the wheelchair-accessible, paved interpretive nature trail along the Rock Creek.

Viewing Wildlife

Interpretive Areas

Wheelchair-accessible, paved interpretive nature trail along the Rock Creek.
Difficulty Level: Easy


Toilets: Accessible flush toilets.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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