Pole Creek Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Pole Creek Campground is located atop Pole Creek Mountain in a scenic lodgepole pine and Engelmann spruce forest, elevation 10,000 feet. Pole Creek Lake is a five-minute walk from the campground, offering pretty views and rainbow trout fishing. Trailheads for both hikers and ATVs are nearby.

At a Glance

Reservations: This campground is first come/first serve.  Sites are not reservable.
Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees $5/night for a single unit.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Roosevelt, Utah
Water: None, campers must bring their own supply.
Restroom: There are 2 non-flushable (vault) Toilets.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Roosevelt Utah, take Highway 121 north to Uinta Canyon, about 25 miles. From Uinta Canyon take Forest Road #117 up Pole Creek Mountain to Pole Creek Campground about 11.5 miles. Forest Road #117 is steep and winding in places. 

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Pole Creek Lake is a five-minute walk from the campground.
Fish Speciesbank, non-motorized boat, float tube
Fishing Modefly, bait, lure
Water/Flow LevelTrout

River and Stream Fishing


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Nature Viewing

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Toilets There are 2 non-flushable (vault) Toilets.
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