Blue Spruce Campground
Blue Spruce Campground is a small campground adjacent to Pine Creek in a blue spruce forest. It offers pleasant temperatures and shade throughout the summer. It is close to several trails open to hiking, horseback riding, and mountian biking. It is also close to the Box-Death Hollow Wilderness area in which only hiking is allowed.
- 5 single campsites with picnic tables, and fire rings/grills
- 1 double site with picnic tables, and fire rings/grills
- Vault toilet
- No garbage disposal, please pack it out
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Blue Spruce CG is run by the Forest Service, Fees to be paid year round. Water is shut off for during freezing temps.|
|Operational Hours:||Year Round (weather permitting)|
|Reservations:||Blue Spruce Campground is a first come, first served campround and does NOT offer reservations.|
|Open Season:||Year Round (weather permitting)|
|Closest Towns:||Escalante, Utah|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Escalante Interagency Visitor Center: (435) 826-5499|
From Escalante, turn north on 300 East. At 0.7 miles the road will fork, stay right. After 3.5 miles the road will turn to dirt and is now called Forest Road 153 (FR 153). At 13.6 miles the road will fork, turn right following the sign to “Hells Backbone Bridge” (FR 153). At 18 miles turn left on FR 145 to Blue Spruce Campground.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
- Tent camping is preferrred. RVs are not recommended due to limited space in the campground.
River and Stream Fishing
Check the Utah Division of Wildlife website for more information on fishing in Utah, along with where to purchase fishing licenses. https://wildlife.utah.gov/fishing/main-fishing-page.html