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Attention: Bridges Campground is closed due to flood damage that is a result of a wildland fire.

BRIDGES CAMPGROUND, UT

part ofManti-La Sal National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: BRIDGES CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Mon May 08 2017   Season Dates
 

Overview

Bridges Campground is located in beautiful Huntington Canyon, along the Huntington Canyon National Scenic Byway on Utah Highway 31. It is situated at an elevation of approximately 8,700 feet. Many recreational activities are available, including hiking, biking and fishing.

Natural Features:

Large spruce trees and aspens cover the campground, offering plentiful shade. Huntington Creek runs alongside the campground. The canyon area has numerous lakes and streams, vibrant summer wildflowers, colorful fall foliage and abundant wildlife.

Recreation:

Popular activities include fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing and scenic driving. Huntington Creek is a Blue Ribbon fishery, offering high quality fishing for brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout.

The 4-mile Left Fork of the Huntington National Recreation Trail is nearby and open to hikers and horseback riders. The 10-mile Fish Creek Trail, for hiking, biking and horseback riding is also close by. Although horses are not allowed in the campground, two hitching racks are provided just across the highway.

Facilities:

The campground offers two group sites that can accommodate groups of 30 and 50 people, respectively. Four single-family campsites are also available. Vault toilets are provided, but there is no drinking water, electricity or garbage services offered within the campground. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

Nearby Attractions:

The Huntington Canyon National Scenic Byway is part of the 86-mile Energy Loop. It offers stunning mountain and lake views as it tops 10,000 feet in elevation.

The historic Stuart Guard Station Visitor Center is nearby, offering a glimpse of the 1930s life of a ranger and his family who once lived there. Exhibits of Civilian Conservation Corps projects and original equipment are on display. Area information is available as well.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scenic Drive
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • No drinking water available; please bring your own
  • No livestock allowed
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground
  • Click here for more information on the Manti-La Sal 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):
39.55889, -111.16806
39°33'32"N, 111°10'5"W

From Huntington, Utah, travel north on Utah Highway 31 for 23 miles, to the campground. It is on the west side of Highway 31, at the mouth of Day Canyon.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BRIDGES CAMPGROUND
599 WEST PRICE RIVER DRIVE
PRICE  UT  84501

Phone Number:

Project Office: (435)637-2817
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