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AVINTAQUIN CAMPGROUND, UT

part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: AVINTAQUIN CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Avintaquin Campground is located atop scenic Indian Canyon, just off Highway 191 between Duchesne and Helper.

Visitors come to the area for its scenic beauty, wildlife viewing opportunities and to explore the Reservation Ridge Scenic Backway.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated among towering Douglas fir trees at an elevation of 9,000 feet. A variety of wildlife, including mule deer and elk, make a home around Avintaquin.

Recreation:

Reservation Ridge Scenic Backway accesses the campground. This dirt road is open to off-road vehicles, mountain biking and hiking, and offers beautiful views of the surrounding area. Additional hiking trails are in the area. Avintaquin Creek and numerous springs are nearby.

Facilities:

The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 50 people, with several picnic tables, a campfire ring, grills, utility tables and parking for 10 vehicles. Several single-family sites are available, each equipped with a picnic table, campfire ring and utility table.

Vault toilets and trash collection are provided, but there is no running water. Campers must bring their own supply.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • No running water available; campers must bring their own supply
  • Single sites are allowed 1 vehicle, 1 RV/trailer, 1 tent, 8 people
  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.88417, -110.77528
39°53'3"N, 110°46'31"W

From Duchesne, Utah: Take Highway 191 southwest about 30 miles to the top of Indian Canyon. Turn west on Reservation Ridge Road and travel 1 mile to the campground.

From Helper, Utah: Take Highway 191 northeast for 18 miles. Turn west on Reservation Ridge Road and travel 1 mile to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

AVINTAQUIN CAMPGROUND
PO BOX 981
DUCHESNE UT 84021

Phone Number:

Project Office:(435)738-2482
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