Upper Six Mile Ponds Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Number of Sites: 5
About: Upper Six Mile Ponds Campground is just ten miles from Sterling, Utah at an elevation of 8,400 feet. A mixed forest of spruce, pinyon, juniper, fir, and aspen covers the area, offering partial shade. Summer wildflowers and wildlife are abundant. Canoeing and fishing for trout are popular at the ponds.
5 single sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets are provided.
Access from the town of Sterling on Forest Road #047 is rough, 4 wheel drive recommended, no trailers. Even though the campground is 20 miles from the town of Mayfield, Twelve Mile Cyn Road is a better gravel road and you will get to there faster.
The surrounding area is a haven for ATV enthusiasts. Several trails crisscross the region, making up part of the 350+ miles of the exciting Arapeen OHV Trail System. Hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding are popular in the area as well
Fees: none (2011)
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
Closest Town: Sterling
Directions: From Mayfield, head east on Canyon Road (turns into FR #022), then left on Six Mile Road (FR #047) approximately 20 miles.
From Sterling, east on Palisades Road north of town, veer right on Six Road (FR#47) approximately 10 miles.
Please note: Six Mile Road (Forest Road #47) from Sterling is a rough road and 4 wheel drive is recommended, no trailers. From Mayfield, access to the campground is faster.
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