Moon Lake Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Utah

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 58

About: Moon Lake Group Campground is located next to scenic Moon Lake on the south slope of the Uinta Range at an elevation of 8,100 feet. Lodgepole pines and aspens surround the site, offering some shade; summer wildflowers and wildlife are abundant. Canoeing and fishing for rainbows, cutthroat trout, Kokanee salmon, and splake are popular activities on the water. Lake Fork Trail and Brown Duck Mountain Loop begin nearby, offering excellent hiking and horseback riding into the High Uintas Wilderness.

This campground contains two group sites that can accommodate up to 75 people each, with picnic tables and fire rings with grills. ADA-accessible vault toilets, potable water, and garbage service are provided. Campground host is located at the nearby single-site campground, where firewood is available for purchase. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. Moon Lake Resort is adjacent, offering limited supplies, groceries, and boat rentals. Flying J Outfitters is nearby, offering guided horseback rides along area trails.

The High Uintas Wilderness can be accessed from trails in the Moon Lake area. Hiking, backpacking, and horseback riding are very popular activities in this beautiful region, and numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing.

Fees: na

Usage: Heavy

Water: Potable Water

Restrooms: Vault and Flush Toilets

Closest Town: Roosevelt, Utah

Directions: From Duchesne, Utah, take Highway 87 north to Mountain Home, then travel on County Road to Forest Service Road #131. Campground is about 36 miles from Duchesne.
 

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