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UINTA RIVER GROUP, UT

part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: UINTA RIVER GROUP
Status: Closed through Thu May 21 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Uinta River Group Campground is located about 25 miles from Roosevelt near the Uinta River at an elevation of 7,600 feet. Visitors come to enjoy the area's fishing and trail opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground lies in an open meadow beneath towering Ponderosa pines. Summer wildflowers and wildlife are abundant.

Recreation:

Anglers fish for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout on the Uinta River.

The Uinta River Trailhead is just up the road, providing access to the Chain Lakes region of the High Uintas Wilderness. Hiking, backpacking and horseback riding are popular in the wilderness area, and numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing opportunities.

Facilities:

The campground contains one large group site that can accommodate up to 150 people. Several picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are scattered throughout the area.

Vault toilets and trash collection are provided. The available water is not potable. Campers must bring their own supply. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Water is not potable; Please bring your own supply
  • Click here for more information on the Ashley 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 dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.51611, -110.03722
40°30'58"N, 110°2'14"W

From Roosevelt, Utah, take State Highway 121 north to Neola, then travel on Uinta and Ouray Indian Reservation Road to Forest Road 118.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

UINTA RIVER GROUP
650 W HWY 40 PO BOX 127
ROOSEVELT  UT  84066

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)722-5018
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