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YELLOWSTONE GROUP CAMPGROUND, UT

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

Overview

Yellowstone Group Campground lies along its pretty namesake river on the southern slope of the Uinta Mountains, about 40 miles from Duchesne, Utah. Visitors come to the area to enjoy its extensive off-road trail system and great fishing opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground sits on the banks of the Yellowstone River at an elevation of 7700 feet. A forest of aspen, maple and Ponderosa pine covers the area. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.

Recreation:

The Yellowstone River offers fishing for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout.

The Yellowstone ATV Trail System is conveniently close, with over 50 miles of trail on the Petty Mountain and Dry Gulch Loops. Hiking and biking are also allowed on these trails.

Facilities:

The campground contains one group site with picnic tables and campfire rings. Eighty people and eight vehicles can be accommodated. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. Several first come, first served single sites are available as well.

Nearby Attractions:

Yellowstone Canyon offers beautiful mountain scenery, additional first come, first served campgrounds, a small reservoir and trailheads with access to the High Uintas Wilderness.

Hiking, backpacking and horseback riding are popular in the wilderness area and numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing opportunities.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Yellowstone Group Campground is not in Yellowstone National Park
  • 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):
40.54194, -110.33611
40°32'31"N, 110°20'10"W

From Duchesne, Utah: Take Highway 87 north to Mountain Home, then travel on Uinta and Ouray Indian Reservation Road to Forest Road 131 to Forest Road 119. FR 119 is rough and rocky in places.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

YELLOWSTONE GROUP CAMPGROUND
650 W HWY 40 PO BOX 127
ROOSEVELT  UT  84066

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)722-5018
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