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UPPER STILLWATER, UT

part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: UPPER STILLWATER
Status: Closed through Thu May 21 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Upper Stillwater Campground is located below its namesake reservoir in the Rock Creek Drainage on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring the popular Rock Creek Trail.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated just below the Upper Stillwater Dam at an elevation of 8,000 feet. The concrete dam is visible from the campground. A forest of Ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine and aspen trees provides only sparse shade. Summer wildflowers are abundant.

Recreation:

The Rock Creek Trail begins just outside the campground and provides access to the High Uintas Wilderness, where hiking, backpacking, horseback riding and backcountry fishing are very popular activities in this scenic region.

Rock Creek offers rainbow and brook trout fishing. To access the reservoir, visitors must hike in; The road to the reservoir is not currently open to vehicle traffic.

Facilities:

The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 32 people. It is equipped with picnic tables, grills, a campfire ring, three tent pads and RV parking. Single and double-family sites are available as well, each with a picnic table and campfire ring.

Flush toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. A campground host is on-site. A dump station is located 3 miles away at Yellowpine Campground.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Host
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Dump Station
Know Before You Go
  • Single sites are allowed 8 people, 1 vehicle, 1 RV/trailer and 1 tent; Double sites are allowed 16 people, 2 vehicles, 2 RV/trailers and 2 tents; Group sites are allowed 32 people, 4 vehicles, 4 RV/trailers and 3 tents
  • 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):
40.56056, -110.69972
40°33'38"N, 110°41'59"W

From Duchesne, Utah: Take Highway 87 approximately 20 miles north to Mountain Home. Turn left at the Rock Creek Store and travel 18 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

UPPER STILLWATER
PO BOX 981
DUCHESNE  UT  84021

Phone Number:

Project Office: (435)738-2482
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