Bootleg River Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Bootleg is on the north side of river on a small sandy bench 8.42 miles below the dam and 1.22 miles below Little Hole.  Site has one table, one fire ring, two tent pads, portable toilet screen and two benches.  Site has natural shade.  Capacity: 6 people.  

Hike in from Little Hole or boat in from the Spillway or Little Hole.  Sites are along the banks of the Green River on Section B, downstream from Little Hole.  Vegetation is Pinyon pine, juniper, sagebrush, Ponderosa pine and river bottom shrubs and grasses


Reservations may be made for this site by calling 1-877-444-6777 or go online at  All other sites are first come, first served.  Registration for campsite use must be made the day of use at Little Hole on the Camp Registration Board.


All campers are required to have a portable toilet system.  There are no garbage facilities.  Please pack out your garbage.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations may be made for this site by calling 1-877-444-6777 or reserve online at
Fees Campsite Fees: $13.00/night; winter fees $5.00/night October 1 – March 31  This campsite is located in the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area and will also require the purchase of a Recreational Use Pass
Open Season: All Year
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: This is primarily a boat-in camp facility. It is also accessible by foot travel.
Closest Towns: Dutch John, Utah
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Vernal UT, take US Highway 191 north 45 miles. Cross the Flaming Gorge Dam and turn right on road leading to upper launch site at Spillway Boat Ramp. A second launch is 7 miles down the river at Little Hole Boat Ramp. Cross the dam and continue to the town of Dutch John. Turn right off Highway 191 and go east on Little Hole Road (Forest Road 075) about 6 miles. The site is 8.4 miles below Spillway and 1.2 miles below Little Hole. From Rock Springs, WY, take US Highway 191 south 63 miles. Just before crossing the dam, turn left on the road to Spillway Boat Ramp, or at the town of Dutch John, turn left off Highway 191 and go east on  Little Hole Road (Forest Road 075) about 6 miles. The site is 8.4 miles below Spillway and 1.2 miles below Little Hole.

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