Dalton Springs Campground

Area Status: Open

There are sixteen first come/ first serve campsites in an aspen and gambel oak grove at 8200 ft elevation. There are multiple trails and roads nearby offering recreation opportunities for biking, hiking, motorized activities, and equestrian use. Mule deer, black bears, and other wildlife may be seen nearby.

Newspaper Rock, the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, and Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum are nice day trips from the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open, no water
Reservations: This campground does not take reservations. It is first come, first served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: $20 per night for a single site.
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Monticello, UT
Water: No Water
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Turn West onto 200 West/Abajo Drive/County Road 101/Forest Service Road 49 in Monticello and continue for approximately 4.5 miles until you encounter Dalton Springs Campground on your left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 16 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information Fire Rings
No. of Accessible sites None
Sleeping Shelter None



Camping trailer: Yes
Tent camping: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Drinking water: Yes (Seasonal)

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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