Let's Go
Camping...
[x]
Find Sites





Find your spot

Find other facilities on map

For more information on Forest
Safety click here

 

ASPEN (UT), UT

part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: ASPEN (UT)
Status: Open through Sun Aug 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Aspen Campground is nestled in the scenic North Fork Drainage just off Highway 35, about 13 miles from Tabiona, Utah.

The North Fork Drainage lies on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah. Visitors enjoy fly-fishing and exploring the many local trails.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a forest of aspen, subalpine fir, lodgepole pine and spruce just above the North Fork Duchesne River at an elevation of 7,200 feet. The campground affords beautiful views of the surrounding canyon and summer wildflowers are plentiful.

Recreation:

Fishing for brook, brown and rainbow trout is a popular activity on the North Fork Duchesne. Hiking, mountain biking, OHV and horseback riding trails are in the area.

Facilities:

The campground contains single and double-family sites, all with picnic tables and campfire rings. Some sites overlook the river. One group site for up to 32 people is also available and is equipped with picnic tables, serving tables and a campfire circle with benches.

Vault toilets and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

Nearby Attractions:

The North Fork Drainage provides access to the Granddaddy Lake region of the High Uintas via Grandview Trail. Numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing. Backpacking, hiking and horseback riding are very popular in this breathtaking area.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Due to a sanitation system failure, drinking water is not available until further notice
  • Single sites are allowed 8 people, 1 vehicle, 1 RV/trailer and 1 tent; Double sites are allowed 16 people, 2 vehicles, 2 RV/trailers and 2 tents; Group sites are allowed 32 people, 4 vehicles, 4 RV/trailers and 3 tents
  • Click here for more information on the Ashley National Forest
  • 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):
40.49722, -110.84583
40°29'50"N, 110°50'45"W

From Duchesne, Utah: Take Highway 87 north to the junction with Highway 35. Turn west on Highway 35 towards Tabiona and travel about 28 miles to the campground in the North Fork Drainage.

From Highway 40, turn north on Highway 208 towards Tabiona, then proceed northwest through Hanna to the North Fork Drainage.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

ASPEN (UT)
PO BOX 981
DUCHESNE  UT  84021

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)738-2482
Recreation.gov helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
Learn more about us, or about any of our agency partners below:
Bureau of Land Management Federal Highway Administration National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration Smithsonian Institution USDA Forest Service US Army Corps of Engineers US Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tennessee Valley Authority Bureau of Reclamation National Archives Records Administration

Agency Partners