Elkhorn Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal

About: Elkhorn Campground is located 20 miles northeast of Loa, Utah on scenic Thousand Lake Mountain at an elevation of approximately 9,300 feet. A thick stand of aspen, pine, and spruce trees covers the campground, offering nice shade. Summer wildflowers are abundant. Miles of trails, including the Great Western Trail, crisscross the area, offering excellent hiking, biking, and ATVing opportunities. Numerous sparkling alpine lakes provide great fishing and scenery. Elkhorn Ranger Station is visible across a meadow from the site.

This campground contains one group site (in addition to single sites) that can accommodate up to 75 people, with large picnic tables, BBQ grills, Dutch oven cooking surfaces, and a fire ring with benches. A few single-family sites are available on a first come, first served basis. Vault toilets and potable water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Fees: Single Sites - No Fee. First-come first-served. Group sites: 1 to 75 people $35.00 per night. (2011)

Water: Drinking Water

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Closest Town: Loa, Utah

Directions: Campground is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Loa, Utah on Thousand Lake mountain. From Loa, travel N/NE on U-72 (paved road) for 12 miles; turn east on Forest Road 206 (dirt road) and travel 8 miles to the campground.

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