Aspen Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Aspen Campground is nestled in the scenic North Fork Drainage just off Highway 35, about 13 miles from Tabiona, Utah.

The North Fork Drainage lies on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah. Visitors enjoy fly-fishing and exploring the many local trails.

Natural Features:
The campground is situated in a forest of aspen, subalpine fir, lodgepole pine and spruce just above the North Fork Duchesne River at an elevation of 7,200 feet. The campground affords beautiful views of the surrounding canyon and summer wildflowers are plentiful.

Recreation:
Fishing for brook, brown and rainbow trout is a popular activity on the North Fork Duchesne. Hiking, mountain biking, OHV, and horseback riding the trails are popular activities in the area, as well as wildlife viewing.

Facilities:
The campground contains single and double-family sites, all with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Some sites overlook the river. One group site for up to 32 people is also available and is equipped with picnic tables, serving tables and a campfire circle with benches.

Vault toilets and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

Nearby Attractions:

The North Fork Drainage provides access to the Granddaddy Lake region of the High Uintas via Grandview Trail. Numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing. Backpacking, hiking and horseback riding are very popular in this breathtaking area.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations for this site can be made by visiting Recreation.gov. Reservations must be made at least 5 days ahead of arrival. For the group site(s), reservations may be made up to 12 months in advance. For the standard sites, reservations may be made up to 6 months in advance.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/night for single unit, $16/night for double unit and $30/night for group unit with a capacity of 32 people.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Duchesne, Utah
Water: Due to a sanitation system failure, drinking water is not available until further notice.
Restroom: There are 4 non-flushable (vault) toilets.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: The North Fork Drainage provides access to the Granddaddy Lake region of the High Uintas via Grandview Trail. Numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing. Backpacking, hiking and horseback riding are very popular in this breathtaking area.

General Information

Directions:

From Duchesne, Utah: Take Highway 27 north for 6 miles to the junction with Highway 35. Turn west on Highway 35 towards Tabiona. Travel 30 miles on Highway 35 and turn north onto the North Fork Road. Travel 3 miles to the campground in the North Fork Drainage.

From Highway 40, turn north on Highway 208 to Tabiona. Travel 10 miles on Highway 208 to Highway 35. Turn northwest onto Highway 35 then proceed northwest through Tabiona and Hanna 13 miles to the North Fork Drainage. Turn north onto the North Fork Road and travel 3 miles to the campground.


Parking:

Roads and parking spurs are dirt.


General Notes:

Due to a sanitation system failure, drinking water is not available until further notice

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 dontmovefirewood.org.


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water Due to a sanitation system failure, drinking water is not available until further notice.
Toilets There are 4 non-flushable (vault) toilets.
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.49571

  Longitude : 
-110.844271

  Elevation : 
7200'

 



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