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RED SPRINGS, UT

part ofASHLEY NF - FS, US Forest Service
Photo: RED SPRINGS
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Red Springs is settled near beautiful Flaming Gorge Reservoir at an elevation of 8,000 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails and day-tripping to the reservoir, only 10 miles away.

Natural Features:

A scenic forest of aspen, lodgepole and ponderosa pine covers the campground, offering pleasant shade and pretty fall color. Summer wildflowers are abundant in this shady, secluded campground.

Recreation:

Many campers make the short trip to beautiful Flaming Gorge Recreation Area for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir.

Cedar Springs Marina is less than 10 miles from the campground.

Facilities:

Vault toilets are provided but no drinking water is available. Sites are equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

A campground host is located across the road at Lodgepole at Flaming Gorge Campground.

Nearby Attractions:

Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam, and 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
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Host
  • Scenic Drive
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Dump Station
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Lake Access
  • Marina
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Bring your own drinking water; water for other purposes will be available
  • Click here for more info about the Ashley 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 dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.81389, -109.46694
40°48'50"N, 109°28'1"W

From Vernal, Utah, travel north on U.S. Highway 191 for 26 miles. From Manila, Utah, travel south on Utah Highway 44 and U.S. Highway 191 for 37 miles total. Site is across the highway from Lodgepole at Flaming Gorge Campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

RED SPRINGS
Hwy 191 North
Dutch John  UT  84023

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)784-3445
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