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TWELVE MILE FLAT, UT

part ofManti-La Sal National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: TWELVE MILE FLAT
Status: Closed through Thu Jun 19 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Twelve Mile Flat Campground is located beneath the shadow of Mt. Baldy near the top of the Wasatch Plateau in an open, wildflower-filled meadow surrounded by spruce and pines.

Natural Features:

The campground sits high on the Wasatch Plateau just below the ridgeline and west of Skyline Drive at an elevation of 10,120 feet. Mature spruce and pine trees dot the open landscape, providing partial shade in the campground. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are plentiful, and autumn leaves put on a spectacular show in the surrounding area.

Recreation:

ATV trails are abundant in the area, providing exciting riding for all skill levels. Skyline Drive passes just above the campground.

A short, but steep drive over the ridge leads to Ferron Reservoir for canoeing and rainbow and cutthroat trout fishing.

Facilities:

The campground contains two group sites that can accommodate up to 50 people and eight vehicles each. Additional single-family sites are also available. Vault toilets are provided, but no garbage service. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Nearby Attractions:

Skyline Drive runs along the top of the Wasatch Plateau for 60 plus miles, rewarding visitors with beautiful mountain scenery, glacial cirques, spruce-fir forests, aspen forests and numerous lakes and reservoirs.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Tables
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • There is no water provided at this site.
  • This is a high elevation facility; Visitors traveling from lower elevations should use caution
  • Sites may be available on a first come, first served basis
  • No horses allowed in campground
  • This is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility; bring garbage bags
  • OHV riding is not allowed within the campground, except for entering and exiting
  • For information on the Arapeen OHV Trail System, please click here
  • Click here for more information on Manti-La Sal National Forest
  • 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):
39.12306, -111.48694
39°7'23"N, 111°29'13"W

Travel east up Twelve Mile Canyon on Forest Development Road 22 for approximately 20 miles, or travel west up Ferron Canyon on Forest Development Road 22 for 31 miles.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TWELVE MILE FLAT
MANTI-LASAL
UT

Phone Number:

Information: (435)283-4151
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