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SUNRISE CAMPGROUND, UT

part ofUinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: SUNRISE CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu Jun 18 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Sunrise Campground is close to Bear Lake Summit, just 6 miles west of Garden City and Bear Lake, Utah, at an elevation of 7,800 feet. Visitors to the Bear Lake area are treated to a wide range of outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating, water skiing, hiking and scenic driving.

Natural Features:

A mixed-growth conifer and aspen forest covers the site, providing partial shade and nice privacy between sites. Summer wildflowers are abundant.

Recreation:

Limber Pine Trail, a one-mile loop that's perfect for families, begins less than a half-mile from the campground. It leads to a 500-year old Limber Pine. Bear Lake Summit is one mile away and offers picnic tables, interpretive displays and breathtaking views of Bear Lake.

Facilities:

Sunrise is made up of two loops of single-family sites. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Beautiful Bear Lake straddles the Utah/Idaho border and is just 6 miles from the campground. Outdoor activities abound at Bear Lake, with endless boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, scuba diving, swimming, hiking, biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding opportunities. Sightseeing and scenic driving are popular activities.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Additional sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • A maximum of two vehicles is allowed per site
  • An extra vehicle fee will be collected on-site beginning with the second vehicle
  • Click here for more info about the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest


This facility is operated by American Land & Leisure. We appreciate hearing from you. Comment cards are available from campground hosts or online at americanll.com.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.92, -111.46028
41°55'12"N, 111°27'37"W

From Logan, Utah, take Highway 89 east for 31 miles, then turn south at milepost 405.6. Campground is one mile west of Bear Lake Summit and 6 miles west of Garden City, Utah.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SUNRISE CAMPGROUND
Sunrise Campground (UT)
WASATCH  UT 

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)226-3564
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