Firehole Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Photo of a site at the Firehole Campground.

Firehole Canyon Campground is located on the far northeastern shore of Flaming Gorge Reservoir within the Flaming Gorge Recreation Area on the Ashley National Forest. Rock Springs, Wyoming, is just 29 miles away. The campground lies in a high desert environment. Russian olive trees and sagebrush are scattered throughout the site. Shade is minimal. The site affords scenic views of the reservoir and surrounding bluffs and red rock formations.

Fishing, boating, canoeing, water skiing and swimming are popular activities on the lake. Campers are offered the convenience of an adjacent boat ramp and a beach area.

Showers and trash collection are provided. A dump station is located on-site.

Firewood is available to purchase. 

Nearby Activities

  • Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam, and the adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.

At a Glance

Reservations: This campground has some first come, first served sites. Reservations for reserved sites need to be made at least 7 days in advance. This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) This campground has some first come, first served sites. 
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $20/night for a single unit and $40/night for a double unit.
  • Showers are open to non-campers for a fee of $4
  • Sanitation station is available for a fee of $6
The single site fee covers the cost of 1 vehicle. Each single site's maximum capacity is 2 vehicles. There will be an extra vehicle fee for the second vehicle collected on site. 2 vehicles = 1 sleeping unit (trailer, pop-up, pickup camper, RV, etc) + 1 passenger vehicle or 2 passenger vehicles. There is not room for 2 sleeping units. 
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

From Vernal, Utah, take U.S. 191 north about 95 miles, passing through Dutch John, to Forest Road 106. Go west on Forest Road 106 for about 10 miles to the campground. 

From Manila, Utah, take Highway 44 toward Highway 43. Take Highway 43 to I-80. Take I-80 east about 13.5 miles to the junction with U.S. 191. Turn south on U.S. 191 and continue 13 miles to Forest Road 106. Take Forest Road 106 west about 10 miles to the campground. 

From Rock Springs, Wyoming, take I-80 west toward Green River about 6 miles to the junction with U.S. 191/Flaming Gorge Road. Take U.S. 191 13 miles south. From U.S. 191, go west on Forest Road 106 about 10 miles to the campground.


Parking:

Roads and parking spurs are paved.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Type of Craftcanoe

Swimming

This campground has beach access.

Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Flush toilets
Boat ramp
Fee charged for some activities
Areas & Activities

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.347193

  Longitude : 
-109.442212

  Elevation : 
6300'

 



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