Rock Creek Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Rock Creek Group Campground is located next to Rock Creek in the Rock Creek Drainage at an elevation of 7200 feet. The drainage sits on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring the popular Stillwater Trail.

Natural Features:
This shaded campground is set back off the main road for privacy. Dense stands of aspen and pine trees shade the campground, while sagebrush and wildflowers dot the landscape. Evenings in this area are cool.

Rock Creek offers fishing for brown, brook and rainbow trout. Whitewater rafting and kayaking opportunities are available seasonally. This is a popular area for wildlife viewing.

The campground is a group camping area that can accommodate up to 75 people. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are provided, as are vault toilets. The campground has no running water so campers must bring their own supply.

Nearby Attractions:
The Stillwater Trail begins just over a mile away and connects with an accessible, paved interpretive nature trail in Yellowpine Campground. The Stillwater Trail provides access to the High Uintas Wilderness from the Upper Stillwater Trailhead, where hiking, backpacking, horseback riding and backcountry fishing are very popular activities.

Upper Stillwater Reservoir and Lower Stillwater Ponds are nearby, offering fishing for brown and rainbow trout, swimming and picnicking. Upper Stillwater Reservoir is accessible only to watercraft that can be carried in, as the boat ramp is closed to vehicle traffic. There are many hiking trails that lead into the High Uinta Wilderness Area from here. Drinking water, dump station and a visitor center are within 10 miles from this campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $50/night for the group unit.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Duchesne, Utah
Water: None, campers must bring their own supply.
Restroom: Non-flushable (vault) toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


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. Turn left at the Rock Creek Store, onto W 6750 N, and proceed about 18 miles to the campground.


This campground has paved roads and parking spurs.

General Notes:

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