Spruces Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is the most modern campground on the Salt Lake Ranger District.  All roads, parking areas and parking sites are paved and all walkways are concrete or paved.
There are no electic or water hookups

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Upper Loop closed on September 30th, Lower Loop still open will close on October 15th
Reservations: For reservations call 1-877-444-6777 or click here to make reservations on-line.  Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance.
Fees 81 Single Sites- $26.00
  9 Double Sites - $53.00
  2 Triple Sites - $80.00
Day Use Group Site #4 - $130.00, Capacity - 50 people
Day Use Group Site #8 - $130.00, Capacity - 50 people
Day Use Group Site #2  - $250.00, Capacity - 100 people
Day Use Group Site #3 - $250.00, Capacity - 100 people
Day Use Group Site #9 with pavillion/cabin - $265.00, Capacity - 100 people
Day Use Group Sites #7 - $265.00, Capacity - 150 people
2 Overnight Group Sites - $180.00, Capacity - 50 people
Day use parking for hiking access is $9.00  
Restrictions: 7 day stay limit.

This campground is located Big Cottonwood Canyon, which is in the Salt Lake City Watershed. Special regulations apply and are strictly enforced. No pets allowed. This area is closed to swimming.
Water: Drinking Water
Information Center: For more information contact the Salt Lake Ranger District at 801-733-2660.

General Information


Located 9.7 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon, State Highway 190, (on the right) on the right hand side of the Big Cottonwood Canyon..

General Notes:

Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, located in Salt Lake County are Salt Lake City Watersheds and domestic animals (Dogs, Cats, Horses, Mules etc.) are prohibited within these areas even if they are enclosed in a vehicle.  Swimming or bathing in any stream or body of water and camping within 200 feet of any stream or body of water is also prohibited.

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