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FERRON RESERVOIR, UT

part ofManti-La Sal National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: FERRON RESERVOIR
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Ferron Campground is located next to Ferron Reservoir. It sits just below the ridgeline of the Wasatch Plateau, at an elevation of 9,400 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing, canoeing and exploring many local trails.

Natural Features:

The small reservoir sits in a scenic alpine basin. Spruce, fir and aspen trees dot the landscape, providing partial shade in the campground. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant, and autumn leaves put on quite a show in the surrounding area.

Recreation:

Ferron Reservoir is adjacent to the campground, providing canoeing, boating (small craft only) and fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout. Numerous off-road vehicle trails crisscross the area, offering exciting rides for all skill levels. Rush Pond and Willow Lake are a short drive east, offering additional fishing and canoeing opportunities.

Facilities:

The campground contains one group campsite offering lake views. It can accommodate up to 50 people and eight vehicles. Several single-family sites are also available within the campground. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided, but there is no garbage service. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Nearby Attractions:

Skyline Drive runs above the campground, along the top of the Wasatch Plateau for more than 60 miles, rewarding visitors with beautiful mountain scenery, glacial cirques, spruce-fir and aspen forests and numerous lakes and reservoirs.

The expansive Arapeen OHV Trail System can be accessed nearby and has more than 350 miles of designated, maintained trails suitable for all riding levels.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Horses are not allowed in the campground
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground
  • Click here for information on the Arapeen OHV Trail System
  • 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):
39.14556, -111.45528
39°8'44"N, 111°27'19"W

The campground is located approximately 30 miles up Ferron Canyon, on Forest Development Road 022.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

FERRON RESERVOIR
Ferron A (UT)
MANTI-LASAL  UT 

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)384-2372
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