Kingfisher Island Boat-in Campground

Area Status: Open
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Photo of a site at the Kingfisher Island Campground.

This campground has 8 boat-in only tent camping sites on the east shore of Kingfisher Island, a large island in the southwest arm of Flaming Gorge Reservoir. This campground has new docks and offers gorgeous views. Visitors enjoy fishing in Flaming Gorge Reservoir for mackinaw (lake trout), Utah chub, rainbow trout, channel catfish, and smallmouth bass.

Nearby Activities

  • The Green River below the dam is one of the best trout streams in the country, and is also popular among rafters and kayakers.
  • There are over 220 miles of trails in the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area.
  • Sheep Canyon Geological Area, just west of the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, features stunning scenic panoramas, framed by colorfully-striated cliffs.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets
Fees $15/night for a single unit.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Water: No Water
Restroom: Pit Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


ACCESSIBLE BY BOAT ONLY! Kingfisher Island is 3 miles from Sheep Creek Boat Ramp, 7 miles from Lucerne Valley or Antelope Flat and 17.5 miles from Flaming Gorge Dam.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No garbage service is available.  This site is only accessible by boat.

No. of Sites This campground has 8 camp sites.
Reservation Info
Fees: $15/night for a single unit.

Nature Viewing

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Toilets Pit toilet
Tent camping
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