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DEVILS CANYON, UT

part ofManti-La Sal National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: DEVILS CANYON
Status: Open through Fri Sep 26 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Devils Canyon Campground sits in the Manti-LaSal National Forest of southeast Utah at the foot of the Abajo Mountains.

Natural Features:

Ponderosa pines, pinyon pines and juniper cover the area, offering limited shade. The campground sits at an elevation of 7,400 feet, and summer temperatures are warm in the day and cool in the evening. Birds, squirrels, chipmunks, mule deer and black bear may be seen in the area.

Recreation:

Several miles of off-road vehicle trails crisscross the Abajo Mountains. The Camp Jackson/Wagon Wheel Trail can be accessed nearby.

The Abajo Loop State Scenic Backway passes by the campground. It leads from the desert floor and red rock canyons to steep mountains over 10,000 feet high, with overlooks and panoramic views. The byway is suitable for passenger vehicles from late spring through fall but is not recommended for large RVs.

Facilities:

The campground contains numerous single-family sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Showers are available eight miles south in Blanding. Firewood is limited. Parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Popular attractions in the area include Canyonlands, Arches and Mesa Verde National Parks, Dark Canyon Wilderness, Edge of the Cedars State Park, Lake Powell and numerous archaeological sites.

Evening programs are provided at Edge of the Cedars Museum in Blanding. The San Juan County Fair is held annually in August in Monticello.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • This site is often confused with the Devils Garden in Arches National Park
  • Click here for more information about the Manti-LaSal 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):
37.73889, -109.40611
37°44'20"N, 109°24'22"W

The campground is 13 miles south of Monticello, Utah, on US Highway 191, approximately 1/4-mile off the highway.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

DEVILS CANYON
MANTI-LASAL
UT

Phone Number:

Information: (435)587-2041
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