Cedar Springs Campground

Area Status: Open
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Photo of a site at Cedar Springs Campground.

Cedar Springs Campground is a small campground located in the beautiful Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area on the Ashley National Forest. Flaming Gorge Reservoir and Cedar Springs Marina are less than a mile from the campground. Exciting recreational activities abound, including boating, water skiing and fishing.

Cedar Springs is situated among juniper, pinyon pine and sagebrush on a hillside above Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Shade is limited but the vegetation provides good privacy between sites, many of which have scenic views of the reservoir below.

 A dump station, trash collection and fish cleaning station are provided. Other dump stations are located at Antelope Flat, Deer Run, Firefighters, and Lodgepole. A fee is charged. Showers are available a half-mile away at Deer Run Campground, there is another shower located at Mustang Ridge for campers with proof of camping registration.

Firewood is available for purchase. 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.

For large group camping, the nearby Arch Dam, Greendale, Dripping Springs, Antelope Flat and Dutch John Draw Campgrounds have several group sites available.

Nearby Activities

  • Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is known not only for its beautiful red cliffs, but also for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir. Cedar Springs Marina is adjacent.
  • Bear Canyon Trail, an easy 3-mile round-trip trail for hiking and mountain biking, begins nearby and leads to views of Red Canyon and Flaming Gorge.
  • 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

Current Conditions: This area is known for high winds and sudden thunderstorms. 
Reservations: It has first come, first serve sites and others that can be reserved at 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70084&topTabIndex=CampingSpot Reservations can be made from 5/11 until 9/2 This campground does have some first come, first served sites. However, to ensure that you get a site, we suggest reserving a site before hand.
Area Amenities: Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $25/Night for a single unit and $50/night for a double unit. 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: April - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: There is a 2-night minimum stay on weekednds, 3-nights on holidays. No more than 2 vehicles will be allowed per single site.
Closest Towns: Manila, Utah
Water: Drinking water is only available mid-late May through mid-September. No hookups available.
Restroom: Non-flushable (Vault) Toilets
Operated By: American Land & Leisure; Comment cards are available from hosts or online at americanll.com.

General Information

Directions:

From Vernal, Utah, take U.S. 191 north 42 miles. Turn north onto Forest Road 183 and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground, adjacent to Cedar Springs Marina. 

From Manila, Utah, take Highway 44 for 28 miles. Turn left on U.S. 191 and go north for about 4 miles. Turn north onto Forest Road 183 and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground, adjacent to Cedar Springs Marina. 

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 south for 67 miles, passing through Dutch John. Turn north onto Forest Road 183 and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground, adjacent to Cedar Springs Marina.


Parking:

This campground has paved roads and parking spurs.


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Activities


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Parking

This campground has paved roads and parking spurs.



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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water Drinking water is only available mid-late May through mid-September. No hookups available.
Toilets Non-flushable toilets (vault)
Parking
Camping trailer
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.908688

  Longitude : 
-109.446741

  Elevation : 
6100'

 



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