Botts Campground

Area Status: Open

This small campground is located about six miles east of Huntsville, Utah on a curve along the South Fork of the Ogden River. A host is not on-site but can be found at Magpie Campground (west) or South Fork Campground (east).

It has been a popular camping spot since the pioneers came to Utah. Although the trees are not thick, they are big and very old.

Popular local recreation activities include fishing, hiking, swimming, and tubing down the South Fork Ogden River (a life jacket is required for all tubers).

Nearby Attractions

Causey Reservoir is located approximately five miles east.  This scenic reservoir is popular for fishing and swimming.   

Site Details and Accessible Features

At a Glance

Reservations: reservations
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Drinking water
Fees: 5 single sites - $24.00/day, Capacity - 8
1 double sites - $48.00/day, Capacity - 16 
Extra Vehicles - $10.00
Day-use or picnicking - $18.00
Walk-in at all sites $8.00 per person
Restrictions: Quiet hours are 10:00 pm - 8:00 am.
Closest Towns: Huntsville, Utah
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: This campground is operated by a concessionaire.

General Information


South Fork Campground complex is located approximately 5 to 7 miles east of Huntsville, Utah, on Highway 39. From Ogden, Utah travel east on 12th Street through Ogden Canyon. Continue on Highway 39 toward Monte Cristo. The campgrounds in this complex are Magpie, Botts, South Fork, Perception Park, Upper and Lower Meadows, and Willows in order from west to east.  

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 5 single sites - $24.00 Capacity 8 people
1 double site - $46.00 Capacity 16 people
Extra vehicle $9.00
Walk in at all sites $800 per person.
Reservation Info For the 2020 season you need to make reservations
Fire Information These campsites have fire pits.


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Tent camping:
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