Paradise Park Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Number of Sites: 15
About: 10,000 foot elevation. 15 campsites on the shores of Paradise Park Lake. There is no drinking water at the campground, and no fee off season. If Paradise gets too crowded, take Forest Road 296 (a jeep trail) to its end, and hike to a number of isolated and lovely little lakes which dot the area to the northeast of Paradise Park. The Deadman Lake Trail is open to hiking and horses, and is 8.5 miles long. Drinking water is not provided. Fishing for rainbow trout in the reservoir. Mountain biking on nearby roads and trails (but not on wilderness trails!). Near the campground, a rustic , 75-year old guard cabin is available from June - March (or until snow melts). The cabin features a wood stove for heat and propane cook stove and refrigerator, an outdoor toilet, but no hot water or shower. There is cold water seasonally, but it gets turned off in the winter. Cabin sleeps four in two bunk beds. Snowmobile access in winter. Five people are permitted to camp outside the cabin. Other amenities in the cabin include basic pots and pans, mattresses but no linens, table and chairs, and cleaning supplies. Maximum RV length 25 feet. The area north and east of Paradise Park is open to OHV use only on designated routes; the area south and west is fairly unrestricted. Get the travel map from the Forest Service for more detailed information.
Fees: $5 (2011)
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
Directions: From Vernal, go 16.5 miles west on UT 121. Go 15.25 miles north on county road, then 8.75 miles north on Forest Road 104.
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