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PERCEPTION PARK, UT

part ofUinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: PERCEPTION PARK
Status: Closed through Thu May 15 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Perception Park is located on the banks of the South Fork Ogden River at an elevation of 5,200 feet. Huntsville, Utah, is just over 7 miles away. Campers love the park for its shade and great river access. Tubing and fishing are very popular activities.

Natural Features:

This scenic campground is situated among shady cottonwoods and willow. Moose and deer wander through the campground on occasion. The South Fork runs alongside the campground.

Recreation:

Fishing and tubing are popular activities on the river at this family-friendly and fully accessible site. A paved nature trail runs alongside the river. Playgrounds, volleyball courts and horseshoe pits are on-site.

Facilities:

The campground contains three group sites that can accommodate up to 50 people each. Most sites are equipped with picnic shelters, tables, campfire circles, grills and cement site pads.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Beautiful Ogden Valley has numerous boating, fishing, hiking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding and scenic driving opportunities. Pineview Reservoir is a short drive from the campground with boating, fishing and swimming.

Causey Reservoir is close by, offering great canoeing and fishing, as well as hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.

Highway 39 continues on to Monte Cristo Summit with sweeping mountain views. Off-road vehicle and hiking trails are also abundant in the area.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Fitness Trails
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • River Access
  • Trash Collection
  • Tubing
  • Volleyball Courts
Know Before You Go
  • Single and double-family sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis only and cannot be reserved in advance
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles; an RV or trailer counts as two vehicles
  • Park gates are closed between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m
  • For more information, please call 801-625-5306 or 801-745-3464
  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.28972, -111.64056
41°17'23"N, 111°38'26"W

Perception Park is located approximately 7.5 miles east of Huntsville, Utah, on Highway 39. From I-15, take the 12th Street exit and continue through Ogden Canyon. Continue on Highway 39 toward Monte Cristo. Turn left after entering the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PERCEPTION PARK
WASATCH
UT

Phone Number:

Information: (801)745-3464
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