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MT. TIMPANOGOS, UT

part ofUinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: MT. TIMPANOGOS
Status: Closed through Thu May 29 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Mt. Timpanogos Campground is located along the beautiful Alpine Loop Scenic Byway in the Wasatch Mountains. The Mount Timpanogos Wilderness Area is adjacent. Visitors enjoy hiking the Aspen Grove Trail to the summit of Mount Timpanogos.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a dense, shady forest of aspen, maple, and pine trees at an elevation of 7,600 feet. Through the trees, visitors are awarded gorgeous views of the surrounding peaks. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant and autumn leaves put on quite a show.

Recreation:

Hiking is very popular in the area and several trails begin nearby, including the 14-mile roundtrip Aspen Grove Trail, which begins across the road from the campground and climbs to the summit of rugged Mount Timpanogos.

The campground sits along the 20-mile paved Alpine Loop Scenic Byway. It passes through alpine canyons, mountain meadows, aspen groves and pine forests, offering breathtaking views of the Wasatch Range.

Facilities:

The campground contains several family campsites with picnic tables and campfire rings. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Cascade Springs, Deer Creek Reservoir, Tibble Fork Reservoir and the Timpanogos Cave National Monument are just a few of the surrounding attractions.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Spigot
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Highway 92 outside the campground has a 30-foot vehicle length restriction; vehicles longer will not be allowed on the road
  • A per-vehicle, per-day fee will be collected on site for extra vehicles
  • Gates are locked nightly at 10 p.m.
  • Off-road vehicles, skateboards and bicycles are not allowed in the campground
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • For more information, please call 801-226-3564
  • Click here for more info about the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
  • Trailers/Campers and RVs: Please fill up with water before arriving on site. There is no place to fill-up on site and hooking up to spigots is not allowed.


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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.40611, -111.60361
40°24'22"N, 111°36'13"W

From I-15, take exit 272 for 800 north toward Orem and proceed east on Highway 52 to the mouth of Provo Canyon. Go east on Highway 189 for 7 miles to the Sundance Resort turnoff. Take Highway 92 for 6 miles. Campground will be on your right, past Sundance Resort and Aspen Grove Recreation Area.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MT. TIMPANOGOS
AMERICAN FORK CANYON
PLEASANT GROVE UT 84062

Phone Number:

Information: (801)885-7391
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