Tinney Flat

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

Tinney Flat Campground is located in scenic Santaquin Canyon, just 9 miles from town at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring local trails.

The campground contains three group sites that can each accommodate up to 50 people. Sites are equipped with picnic and serving tables, campfire circles and grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. A campground host is on-site. Roads and parking spurs are paved. 

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is situated among a dense grove of cottonwood trees, which provide ample shade and pretty fall color. Tall evergreens dot the landscape. Summer wildflowers and wildlife are abundant. The campground offers many scenic views of the surrounding Wasatch Range.

Nearby Attractions

The Mount Nebo Wilderness Area is adjacent, brimming with beautiful mountain scenery, pristine waters, abundant wildlife, vibrant summer wildflowers and numerous trail opportunities.

The Nebo Loop Scenic Byway stretches 37 miles through high alpine terrain, dense forests and colorful meadows. Devil's Kitchen Geological Area can be found along the loop. It offers a 1/2-mile round-trip trail to interesting red rock hoodoos.


Santaquin Creek runs alongside the campground, offering rainbow trout fishing. White Pine Hollow and Calkens Hollow Trails begin within the campground.

Changes & Cancellations

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Contact Information

Mailing Address

564 W 700 S Ste.305, Box #5 Pleasant Grove UT 84062

Physical Address

Santaquin Canyon Rd Payson UT 84651

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: SPANISH FORK RANGER DISTRICT 801-798-3571 OR UTAH RECREATION COMPANY 385-273-1100

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From I-15, take Santaquin exit 244; go east under the freeway and turn south. Follow the road into Santaquin Canyon/Forest Road 014 for 6.5 miles to the campground. The road is paved but steep and narrow.

From Payson, take the Nebo Loop Scenic Byway south approximately 12 miles to the Santaquin Canyon turnoff. Follow the Santaquin Canyon dirt road west approximately 7 miles to the campground.

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