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SUNGLOW CAMPGROUND, UT

part ofFishlake National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: SUNGLOW CAMPGROUND
Status: Open through Sat Nov 15 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Sunglow Campground is located in a scenic red rock box canyon just 2 miles from Bicknell, Utah. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails and day-tripping to Capitol Reef National Park.

Natural Features:

The canyon sits at an elevation of 7,200 feet. Cottonwoods and junipers provide very limited shade. Sagebrush and summer wildflowers dot the landscape.

Recreation:

Many miles of trails for hiking, biking and off-road vehicles are in the area. The Great Western Trail passes nearby.

Facilities:

The campground contains two group sites that can accommodate up to 20 people each. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. A large parking area can accommodate trailers. The road to the campground is paved, but the road and parking spurs within are gravel.

Nearby Attractions:

The Ke Bullock Waterfowl Management Area is nearby, just south of Bicknell, with wildlife viewing and fishing opportunities.

Capitol Reef National Park is approximately 27 miles away, offering excellent hiking trails, historic sites, scenic driving and breathtaking scenery.

Sightseeing along Utah Highway 12, a National Scenic Byway, is very popular. Travelers visit from every corner of the world to gaze upon stunning red rock canyons and desert landscapes.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • RV Parking
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
Know Before You Go
  • Single sites are available on a first come, first served basis
  • Off-road vehicle are not allowed in the campground
  • 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):
38.34167, -111.51889
38°20'30"N, 111°31'8"W

Travel a half-mile south of Bicknell, Utah, on Highway 24, then turn east on Forest Road 143 and travel 1.5 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SUNGLOW CAMPGROUND
138 SOUTH MAIN ST.
LOA UT 84747

Phone Number:

Information: (435)836-2811
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