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MOON LAKE GROUP CAMPGROUND, UT

part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: MOON LAKE GROUP CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 21 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Moon Lake Group Campground is located on the shores of scenic Moon Lake on the southern slope of the Uinta Mountains. Visitors come to Moon Lake for its canoeing and fishing opportunities, abundant trails and scenic beauty.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the lakeshore at an elevation of 8,100 feet, where lodgepole pines and aspens dot the landscape, offering partial shade. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.

Recreation:

Moon Lake offers great canoeing and fishing opportunities. Anglers fish for rainbow and cutthroat trout, Kokanee salmon and splake.

Lake Fork Trail and Brown Duck Mountain Loop begin at the site, offering excellent hiking and horseback riding into the High Uintas Wilderness, where numerous alpine lakes provide great backcountry fishing.

Flying J Outfitters is nearby, offering guided horseback rides along area trails.

Facilities:

This campground contains two group sites that can accommodate up to 75 people each, with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided.

A campground host is located at the nearby Moon Lake Campground, where firewood is available for purchase. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Nearby Attractions:

Moon Lake Resort is adjacent, offering limited supplies, groceries and boat rentals.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Bait Shop
  • Beach Access
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • General Store
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Click here for more information on the Ashley 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):
40.56694, -110.50083
40°34'1"N, 110°30'3"W

From Duchesne, Utah, take Highway 87 north to Mountain Home, then travel on county road to Forest Road 131. The campground is about 36 miles from Duchesne.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MOON LAKE GROUP CAMPGROUND
650 W HWY 40, PO BOX 127
ROOSEVELT  UT  84066

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)722-5018
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