Activities and Amenities
Attention: A new vehicle policy is in effect for 2014. A single site fee now includes only one vehicle. Beginning in 2015, an extra vehicle fee will be collected on-site if there is room for additional vehicles on the parking spur.
MUSTANG RIDGE CAMPGROUND, UT
part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Thu May 08 2014 Season Dates
OverviewMustang Ridge Campground is located on a high desert bluff above beautiful Flaming Gorge Reservoir at an elevation of 6,300 feet. The reservoir can be accessed within a half-mile of the campground. Recreational activities abound, including boating, water skiing and fishing.
The campground is situated among a dense pinyon pine and juniper forest dotted with sagebrush. The vegetation provides privacy between campsites but only partial shade. The outer loop campsites are on the edge of the ridge and offer expansive views of the reservoir.
A boat ramp is adjacent to the campground, offering great access to boating, water skiing and fishing on the reservoir. Sunny Cove Day Use Area is within a half-mile, offering a quieter place for swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking and rock climbing.
This large campground offers several family campsites, two of which are accessible, and one group site that can accommodate up to 50 people. Sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings.
Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam, and the adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
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Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Vernal, take U.S. 191 north for 51 miles. Three miles north of Dutch John on U.S. 191, turn west onto Forest Road 184 and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground.
From Manila, Utah, take Highway 44 for 28 miles. Turn left on U.S. 191 and go north for about 13 miles, passing through Dutch John. Three miles north of Dutch John on U.S. 191, turn west onto Forest Road 184 and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground.
From Rock Springs, Wyoming, take I-80 west toward Green River about 6 miles to the junction with U.S. 191/Flaming Gorge Road. Take U.S. 191 south for about 59 miles toward Dutch John. Three miles north of Dutch John on U.S. 191, turn west onto Forest Road 184 and travel approximately 2 miles to the campground.
Mailing Address:MUSTANG RIDGE CAMPGROUND
PO BOX 279
MANILA UT 84046
Phone Number:Information: (435)889-3000