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NAVAJO CLIFFS, UT

part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: NAVAJO CLIFFS
Status: Closed through Tue May 12 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Navajo Cliffs is an ideal group day-use site for weddings, reunions and large gatherings. It's just 7 miles south of Manila, Utah, along the scenic Sheep Creek Geological Loop at an elevation of 6,200 feet.

Natural Features:

The site offers beautiful views of unique Navajo Cliffs. Shady trees line the banks of Sheep Creek, which runs through the site. Wildlife is plentiful in the area. Typical weather ranges from warm days to cool nights.

Recreation:

Sheep Creek offers rainbow trout and kokanee salmon fishing. Boating, fishing, canoeing, water skiing and swimming are popular activities on nearby Flaming Gorge.

Facilities:

This group day-use site can accommodate up to 80 people. Large picnic tables, a serving table, grills and a campfire ring with benches are provided. A vault toilet and garbage service is provided but there is no water. Picnickers must bring their own supply.

Nearby Attractions:

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is known not only for its beautiful red cliffs, but also for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir.

Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam itself; The adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.

The Green River below the dam provides spectacular rafting opportunities. A trip down the river offers unique geology, outlaw history and Native American rock art.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Trails
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Circles
  • Educational Programs
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Cooking Facilities
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Boating
  • Host
  • RV sites
  • Swimming
  • Tent sites
Know Before You Go
  • No water available; Visitors must bring their own supply
  • Click here to learn more about 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):
40.92861, -109.72417
40°55'43"N, 109°43'27"W

From Manila, Utah: Travel 7 miles south on Highway 44 to Sheep Creek Geological Loop. Site is a short distance from Carmel Campground on Sheep Creek.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

NAVAJO CLIFFS
BOX 10
MANILA  UT  84046

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)784-3483
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