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MONTE CRISTO, UT

part ofUinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: MONTE CRISTO
Status: Closed through Thu Jun 25 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Monte Cristo Campground is located 30 miles east of Huntsville, Utah, at an elevation of 9,000 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails and driving along scenic Highway 39 through wildflower-filled meadows and beautiful forests.

Natural Features:

A forest of shady aspen and spruce trees covers the area. Summer wildflowers are plentiful and autumn leaves put on a spectacular show. Sugar Pine Creek is nearby.

Recreation:

Monte Cristo is a beautiful high mountain area brimming with hiking, biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding trail opportunities. The scenic drive along Highway 39 is popular with motorcyclists and road bicyclists.

Facilities:

The campground contains two group sites that can accommodate up to 100 people each. Sites are equipped with picnic and serving tables, grills, campfire circles and cement site pads. Several single-family sites are available as well. Flush and vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • RV sites
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee is collected on-site for extra vehicles; an RV or trailer counts as two vehicles
  • No horses allowed in the campground
  • For more information, please call 801-625-5914
  • Click here for more info about the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest


This facility is operated by American Land & Leisure. We appreciate hearing from you. Comment cards are available from campground hosts or online at americanll.com.
  • 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):
41.46139, -111.49694
41°27'41"N, 111°29'49"W

From Ogden, Utah, take 12th Street up Ogden Canyon and continue on Highway 39 east of Huntsville for 30 miles. Campground is located across the highway from the Monte Cristo Guard Station.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MONTE CRISTO
WASATCH
  UT 

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)745-3215
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