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DEER HAVEN, UT

part ofDixie National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: DEER HAVEN
Status: Closed through Thu Jun 04 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Deer Haven Campground is situated high on the western edge of the Colorado Plateau, close to Cedar City, Utah. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking and day-tripping to nearby Cedar Breaks National Monument.

Natural Features:

Deer Haven is at an elevation of 8,900 feet. This peaceful and scenic campground is surrounded by a forest of aspen and pine trees. Summer wildflowers are abundant throughout the site.

Recreation:

The 34-mile Virgin River Rim Trail passes near the campground and is open to hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Deer Haven is just 11 miles from Cedar Breaks National Monument, with hiking trails, guided tours and breathtaking scenery.

Just outside Cedar Breaks is the Ashdown Gorge Wilderness Area, where hikers will find 10 miles of trails and the Twisted Forest, a stand of ancient bristlecone pine.

Facilities:

This campground offers one large group area for family reunions, youth and church groups and other large organizations of up to 200 people. Ten single sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Flush and vault toilets are provided. Drinking water is piped from a spring, but there is not an abundant supply. Campers area urged to conserve water in all activities.

Nearby Attractions:

Deer Haven is close to many areas with excellent recreational opportunities. Navajo Lake and Duck Lake are both within 30 minutes, offering boating, canoeing and fishing. The Duck Creek/Markagunt ATV Trail System begins nearby.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Amphitheater
  • Campfire Circles
  • Drinking Water
  • Entrance Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • This is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility; bring garbage bags
  • No electric, water or sewer site hookups available
  • Campers should come prepared to carry gear from the central parking lot to the tent sites within the group area
  • Off-road vehicle use is not permitted within the campground
  • Click here for more info about the Dixie 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):
37.57361, -112.90861
37°34'25"N, 112°54'31"W

From Cedar City, Utah, take Highway 14 east for 16 miles. Turn south on Webster Flat Road and travel 3 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

DEER HAVEN
DIXIE
CEDAR CITY  UT  84720

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)865-3200
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