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Yellowstone Campground

Area Status: Closed
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Yellowstone Campground lies along its pretty namesake river on the southern slope of the Uinta Mountains, about 40 miles from Duchesne, Utah. Visitors come to the area to enjoy its extensive off-road trail system and great fishing opportunities.

Natural Features:
The campground sits on the banks of the Yellowstone River at an elevation of 7700 feet. A forest of aspen, maple and Ponderosa pine covers the area. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.

Recreation:
The Yellowstone River offers fishing for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout.

The Yellowstone ATV Trail System is conveniently close, with over 50 miles of trail on the Petty Mountain and Dry Gulch Loops. Hiking and biking are also allowed on these trails.

Facilities:
The campground contains one group site with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Forty people, four vehicles and four camp trailers/RV units can be accommodated. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. Several first come, first served single sites are available as well.

Nearby Attractions:
Yellowstone Canyon offers beautiful mountain scenery, additional first come, first served campgrounds, a small reservoir and trailheads with access to the High Uintas Wilderness.

Hiking, backpacking and horseback riding are popular in the wilderness area and numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing opportunities.

Know Before You Go
Yellowstone Campground is not in Yellowstone National Park

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservation can be made for the group site by calling 877-444-6777 (International - 606-515-6777) or by booking online. Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance at
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/night for a single site and $30/night for a group unit.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Restrictions: 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.
Closest Towns: Roosevelt, Utah
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Non-flushable (vault) toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Highway 40 in Duchesne, Utah, turn north onto Highway 87. Go 15.5 miles to the Mountain Home turnoff. Turn north onto N 21000 W and continue 2.5 miles toward Mountain Home.  From Mountain Home continue north on N 20780 W, County Road 1566 for 4 miles and then turn east onto the Yellowstone Road #119.  Follow the Yellowstone Road north for 6 miles to the Yellowstone Campground.


Parking:

Roads and parking spurs are gravel.


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Non-flushable toilet (vault)
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.54289

  Longitude : 
-110.336328

  Elevation : 
7700'

 

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