Dutch John Draw Group Campground

Area Status: Open
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Photo of a site at the Dutch John Campground.

Dutch John Draw Campground is located within a quiet cove on Flaming Gorge Reservoir. It is located on a sloping hillside forested with pinyon pines, which offer little shade. The entire site offers scenic views of the water. Campers enjoy easy access to boating, water skiing, fishing and swimming.

A small boat dock is located on-site and is designated specifically for those camping at Dutch John Draw. A short trail leads to it from the campground, providing easy access to boating, water skiing, canoeing, fishing and swimming on the reservoir. A boat ramp is available less than 2 miles away at Mustang Ridge.

Trash collection is provided.

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.
  • The Green River below the dam provides spectacular rafting opportunities. A trip down the river offers unique geology, outlaw history and Native American rock art.


At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance at http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Dutch_John_Draw_Campground_Ut/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70087
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $140/night for a group unit.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Gate to campsite is locked; Deer Run Campground host will give access.
Closest Towns: Dutch John, Utah
Water: No
Restroom: Non-flushable (vault) toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


Dutch John Draw Campground is located in northeastern Utah, about 47 miles north of Vernal, Utah. 2 miles north of Flaming Gorge Dam on US 191, turn west on Forest Service Road 695 for 1 mile. 


This site is accessed via a well-maintained gravel road; parking spurs within the site are also gravel.

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Toilets Non-flushable toilets (vault)
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