Lower Provo River Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 10

About: Lower Provo Campground is located 11 miles from the town of Kamas, Utah at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Tall cottonwood and spruce trees provide partial shade throughout the site, which is settled in a secluded area on the banks of the Lower Provo River, popular for trout fishing. Numerous hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails crisscross this beautiful mountain area, including North Fork and Shingle Creek Trails. ATV trails are in the vicinity.

This primitive campground contains single-family sites with picnic tables and fire rings with grills. Vault toilets, potable water, and garbage service are provided. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

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: $14 (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 US 189 for 12 miles to Kamas. Turn east on Utah 150 for 11 miles to campground.

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