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WHITING, UT

part ofUinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: WHITING
Status: Open through Mon Oct 13 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Whiting Campground is located in Maple Canyon, just 3 miles from the town of Mapleton, Utah, at an elevation of 5,400 feet. Visitors enjoy hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Natural Features:

A dense, shady grove of maple and cottonwood trees provides pleasant shade and beautiful fall color. Summer wildflowers are plentiful. A perennial creek runs along the campground.

Recreation:

Maple Canyon Trail, for hiking, mountain biking, dirt biking and horseback riding, begins nearby. It leads to a small network of trails with scenic mountain and canyon views.

Facilities:

The campground contains group, single-family and equestrian sites. One group site can accommodate up to 100 people, the other up to 200 people. Both sites are equipped with picnic tables, grills, campfire rings and cement site pads.

Single and equestrian sites have picnic tables, campfire rings and cement site pads. Equestrian sites also have hitching racks. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Firewood
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hitching Racks
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
Know Before You Go
  • Caution: Bears frequent the area; be aware, keep a clean camp and store all food items in closed containers
  • No water, electric or sewer hookups available
  • This is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility; please bring garbage bags
  • Campers without horses can reserve equestrian sites
  • Horse trailers cannot be parked on-site; they must be parked in a designated area about a mile from the campground
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee will be collected onsite for extra vehicles
  • Off-road vehicles are not permitted
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • 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):
40.13167, -111.52694
40°7'54"N, 111°31'37"W

From I-15, take Springville exit 260. Head east 2 miles to the intersection of Main Street and 400 South. Turn right on Main Street, staying in the right lane toward Highway 89/Price. Continue 2.3 miles to Maple Street. Turn left on Maple Street/State Highway 147 for .9 miles to Main Street in Mapleton. Turn left on Main Street, then right on 400 North. Drive east on 400 North for 2.7 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WHITING
44 WEST 400 NORTH
SPANISH FORKS  UT  84660

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)226-3564
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