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ELKHORN CAMPGROUND, UT

part ofFishlake National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: ELKHORN CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Sun Jun 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Elkhorn Campground is located 20 miles northeast of Loa, Utah, on the scenic Thousand Lake Mountain at an elevation of approximately 9300 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails on foot, bike or off-road vehicle.

Natural Features:

A thick stand of aspen, pine, and spruce trees covers the campground, offering pleasant shade. Summer wildflowers are abundant in the surrounding meadow.

Recreation:

Miles of trails, including the Great Western Trail, crisscross the area, offering excellent hiking, biking and off-roading opportunities. Numerous sparkling alpine lakes provide great fishing and scenery.

Facilities:

The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 75 people, with large tables, grills, Dutch oven cooking surfaces and a fire ring with benches.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. Elkhorn Ranger Station is just across a meadow from the site.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Biking
  • Campfire Circles
  • Drinking Water
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Cooking Facilities
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • RV Parking
  • Ranger Station
  • Trails
Know Before You Go
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • Off-road vehicles are allowed only for entering and exiting the campground
  • Click here for more info about the Fishlake 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):
38.48028, -111.45639
38°28'49"N, 111°27'23"W

From Loa, Utah, travel northeast on U-72 for 12 miles. Turn east on Forest Road 206 and travel 8 miles to the campground. The dirt road is narrow, steep and single-lane in some places.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

ELKHORN CAMPGROUND
138 SOUTH MAIN ST.
LOA  UT  84747

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)836-2811
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