Carmel Campground

Area Status: Open

This developed campground has interpretive displays which help you appreciate the magic of the surrounding area.

Nearby Activities: 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: No reservations are accepted. All sites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees: $12/night for single unit.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Vehicles are strictly limited to two per single site and four per double site.  
Water: No Water
Restroom: There are 5 non-flushable (vault) toilets available.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


Drive 3 miles south of Manila, Utah on UT-44 and turn right on Forest Service Road 218, Sheep Creek Geological Loop Road.  Head west for 6 miles to the Palisades Picnic Site.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites This campground has 17 available sites.
Status: Open
Fees: $12/night for single unit.

Interpretive Areas


Toilets: There are 5 non-flushable (vault) toilets available.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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