Sanpitch Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Sanpitch Recreation Area is the farthest west portion of the Manti-La Sal National Forest, located in the Sanpitch Mountains. It is located in central Utah in Sanpete and Juab counties. It is bordered on the north by Salt Creek Canyon, to the south by BLM land, to the east by the Sanpete Valley and to the west by the Juab Valley. The closest access is SR 132 on the east and SR-128 and I-15 on the west. It is most noted for the Maple Canyon climbing area and campground. It features beautiful panoramic views of the Wasatch Mountains and Wasatch Plateau. There are opportunities for camping, hiking, hunting and motorized travel.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Maple Canyon Campground and Chicken Creek Campground are open.
Open Season: May

General Information


For directions to this site, please contact the Sanpete Ranger District: 435-636-3300.

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