Elkhorn Campground

Fishlake National Forest

Elkhorn Campground is located 20 miles northeast of Loa, Utah, on the scenic Thousand Lake Mountain at an elevation of approximately 9300 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails on foot, bike or off-road vehicle.

The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 75 people, with large tables, grills, Dutch oven cooking surfaces and a fire ring with benches.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. Elkhorn Ranger Station is just across a meadow from the site.

Need to Know

Natural Features

A thick stand of aspen, pine, and spruce trees covers the campground, offering pleasant shade. Summer wildflowers are abundant in the surrounding meadow.


Miles of trails, including the Great Western Trail, crisscross the area, offering excellent hiking, biking and off-roading opportunities. Numerous sparkling alpine lakes provide great fishing and scenery.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 435-836-2811

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Loa, Utah, travel northeast on U-72 for 12 miles. Turn east on Forest Road 206 and travel 8 miles to the campground. The dirt road is narrow, steep and single-lane in some places.

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