Moosehorn Lake Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Utah

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 33

About: Moosehorn Campground is located just off the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway beneath Bald Mountain on the shores of Moosehorn Lake, elevation 10,400 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. Moosehorn Lake offers canoeing, kayaking, and fishing for rainbow trout. 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-family sites all with picnic tables and fire rings with grills. Some sites have nice lake views. 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. Nearby Mirror Lake Campground offers weekend amphitheater programs.

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: $18 (2011)

Water: Yes

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 31 miles to the campground.
 

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