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SOAPSTONE, UT

part ofUinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: SOAPSTONE
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Soapstone Campground is located on the beautiful Mirror Lake Scenic Byway in the Uinta Mountains of northeastern Utah at an elevation of 8,200 feet. The Uintas are known for their abundant recreational opportunities and scenic beauty.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated among a dense forest of pine, fir and aspen trees, which provide ample shade a beautiful fall color. Thickets of willow line the Lower Provo River, which flows alongside the campground.

Recreation:

The Lower Provo River can easily be accessed from the campground and offers good trout fishing. Soapstone Basin is nearby, with miles of exciting off-road vehicle trails for riders of all skill levels. Numerous additional hiking, biking and horseback riding trails crisscross this beautiful region.

Facilities:

The campground contains several single-family sites, two double sites and one triple site, all with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets and trash collection are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Mirror Lake Scenic Byway parallels the Lower Provo River as it snakes across a portion of the Uinta Mountains, leading to numerous high alpine lakes and streams, countless trails, breathtaking scenic viewpoints and various campgrounds.

Fishing, canoeing, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding and biking are popular activities. The High Uintas Wilderness can be accessed from several trails along the byway.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • River Access
  • Trash Collection
  • Water Spigot
Know Before You Go
  • If you booked this site at a discounted rate and did not use either a Senior or an Access pass to obtain that discount, you will be asked to pay the difference in cash or check when you arrive. Only Senior or Access Passes will be discounted at this location.
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • A per day, per vehicle fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles
  • No horses allowed in the campground
  • For more information, please call 435-783-4338
  • 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 dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.57833, -111.02583
40°34'42"N, 111°1'33"W

From Salt Lake City, Utah, take Highway 80 east for 30 miles to Highway 40. Go south on Highway 40 for a mile to the Kamas exit. Go southeast on Highway 189 for 12 miles to Kamas. Turn east on Highway 150 and travel 15 miles to the campground between mileposts 15 and 16.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SOAPSTONE
WASATCH
  UT 

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)226-3564
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