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part ofUinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Sun Sep 20 2015   Season Dates


Tinney Flat Campground is located in scenic Santaquin Canyon, just 9 miles from town at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring local trails.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated among a dense grove of cottonwood trees, which provide ample shade and pretty fall color. Tall evergreens dot the landscape. Summer wildflowers and wildlife are abundant. The campground offers many scenic views of the surrounding Wasatch Range.


Santaquin Creek runs alongside the campground, offering rainbow trout fishing. White Pine Hollow and Calkens Hollow Trails begin within the campground.


The campground contains three group sites that can each accommodate up to 50 people. Sites are equipped with picnic and serving tables, campfire circles and grills.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. A campground host is on-site. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

The Mount Nebo Wilderness Area is adjacent, brimming with beautiful mountain scenery, pristine waters, abundant wildlife, vibrant summer wildflowers and numerous trail opportunities.

The Nebo Loop Scenic Byway stretches 37 miles through high alpine terrain, dense forests and colorful meadows. Devil's Kitchen Geological Area can be found along the loop. It offers a 1/2-mile round-trip trail to interesting red rock hoodoos.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Circles
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Santaquin Canyon Road is paved but steep, narrow and not recommended for large RVs and trailers
  • If accessing campground from the Nebo Loop, there is one tight curve on the dirt road just above the campground; not recommended for trailers if you're unfamiliar with the road
  • No water, electric or sewer hookups available
  • Off-road vehicles are not allowed in the campground
  • This campground has single-family sites available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • For more information, please call 801-798-3571
  • Click here for more info about the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
  • Trailers/Campers and RVs: Please fill up with water before arriving on site. There is no place to fill-up on site and hooking up to spigots is not allowed.

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):
39.90056, -111.7275
39°54'2"N, 111°43'39"W

From I-15, take Santaquin exit 244; go east under the freeway and turn south. Follow the road into Santaquin Canyon/Forest Road 014 for 6.5 miles to the campground. The road is paved but steep and narrow.

From Payson, take the Nebo Loop Scenic Byway south approximately 12 miles to the Santaquin Canyon turnoff. Follow the Santaquin Canyon dirt road west approximately 7 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:


Phone Number:

Information:  (801)226-3564
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