Bridge Hollow Campground

Browns Park Recreation Area

This Campground is on a First Come - First Serve Basis, vistors are required to physically be at the campground to purchase and claim a site. You must also occupy the area the day you pay for it, no advance payments. We encourage our visitors to download the app to take advantage of the Scan & Pay Option. There is also an Iron Ranger on site that you can pay with cash or check.       

Whether your ideal trip is floating a raft to a remote campsite along the Green River or camping at a developed site, you'll find it in the high desert valley of Browns Park. Bridge Hollow campground is nestled along the the Green River across from the day-use area of the historic John Jarvie Ranch. If you're a fisherman, you won't want to miss the blue ribbon fishing along the Green River from the Flaming Gorge Dam down to the Colorado State line.  

9 individual sites and 1 group site are available. Sites include picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets are available within the campground community.

This Campground is on a First Come - First Serve Basis. Vistors are required to physically be at the campground to purchase and claim a site.

Need to Know

Nearby Attractions

John Jarvie Historic Ranch  

Experience the 1880s when the west was wild and this historic site was settled by Scotsman John Jarvie. Amenities include flushing toilets, picnic tables, and interpreted historic buildings and artifacts. 

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge 

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge is located along the Green River in northwest Colorado. Situated between the Cold Springs and Diamond Mountains, this remote river valley has long been an oasis to both wildlife and humans seeking shelter from the surrounding harsh, semi-arid environment.

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area 

The Flaming Gorge NRA is located in the northeast corner of Utah and the southwest corner of Wyoming. It is South of I-80, between Green River and Rock Springs, Wyoming and extends into the Uintah Mountains towards Vernal, Utah. The area is a mixture of climate, topography, and recreation opportunities well suited to a variety of summer and winter interests.


River Activities — The Green River can fluctuate daily from 830 to 4500 cubic feet per second or higher, depending on the time of year. Life jackets are required on the river.   

Permits are required for commercial float boating only. No permits are required for personal use from the Flaming Gorge Dam to the Dinosaur National Monument at Ladore Canyon in Colorado.  

State of Utah Boating Law requires all boaters to wear life vests. Current streamflow conditions are available on the U.S Geological Survey website.   

Fishing — Fishing is limited to artificial bait only. All fish between 13 and 20 inches must be released. You may keep two fish under 13 inches and one fish over 20 inches.   

Camping/Picnicking — Indian Crossing and Bridge Hollow developed (fee) campgrounds, adjacent to the Jarvie site, offer drinking water, restrooms, picnic tables and fire rings. Day-use facilities at the Jarvie site include picnic tables, fire rings, drinking water and rest rooms. Pets must be on a leash at the site.   

Tours — Call to schedule a guided tour of the Jarvie property.  

Contact —

BLM Vernal Field Office

170 S. 500 E. Vernal, Utah 84078 

(435) 781-4400

Contact Information


Bureau of Land Management, Vernal Field Office 170 South 500 East Vernal UT 84078

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 435-781-4400

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Address: Browns Park Rd, Dutch John, UT 84023 

From Vernal, UT (via Clay Basin)

North 55 miles on Highway 191 (just over Wyoming border) 

East 22 miles on gravel/paved road, including 2 miles at a 17% grade 

Follow Jarvie Ranch/Browns Park signs 

From Vernal, UT (via Crouse Canyon)

**Not recommended for RV travel. Extremely narrow road. 

North on Vernal Ave to 500 N 

East 25 miles to Diamond Mtn and Browns Park turnoff 

North 16 miles on a dirt road to Browns Park 

Follow Jarvie Ranch/Browns Park signs 

From Maybell, CO

East on Highway 318 - 70 miles of paved and 8 miles of gravel road 

Follow Jarvie Ranch/Browns Park signs

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