Mirror Lake Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Number of Sites: 79
About: Mirror Lake Campground is located just off the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway beneath Bald Mountain on the shores of beautiful Mirror Lake, elevation 10,200 feet. White fir trees provide partial shade and summer wildflowers dot the area. Summer temperatures range from 65-75 degrees during the day to 40-50 degrees at night. Canoeing, kayaking, and fishing for rainbow trout are popular lake activities. A gravel-surface interpretive nature trail circles the lake. Fehr Lake Trail begins just outside the campground. Numerous additional hiking, biking, horse, and ATV trails crisscross this beautiful region.
This campground contains several single and double-family sites, some of which are ADA-accessible, all with picnic tables, fire rings with grills, utility tables, and tent pads. Equestrian sites are available on a separate loop. Some sites have nice lake views. An amphitheater on-site has weekend programs and live music throughout the summer months. A day-use picnic area is located on the lakeshore. Vault toilets, potable water, and garbage service are provided. A campground host is located on-site; firewood is available for purchase. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.
Mirror Lake Scenic Byway parallels the Lower Provo River as it snakes across a portion of the Uinta Mountains, leading to numerous high alpine lakes and streams, countless trails, breathtaking scenic viewpoints, and various campgrounds. Fishing, canoeing, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, and biking are popular activities. The High Uintas Wilderness can be accessed via several trails along the byway.
Fees: Single site - $18.00 Double site - $36.00 Triple - $54.00 (2011)
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
Directions: From Salt Lake City, Utah, take Highway 80 east for 30 miles to Highway 40. Go south on Highway 40 for 1 mile to Kamas exit. Go southeast on Highway 189 for 12 miles to Kamas. Turn east on Highway 150, and travel 32 miles to the campground.
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