Soapstone Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Utah

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 36

About: Soapstone Campground is located just off the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway among shady aspens and pines at an elevation of 8,200 feet. The Lower Provo River is adjacent to the site, offering good trout fishing. Soapstone Basin is nearby, with miles of exciting ATV trails for riders of all skill levels. Numerous additional hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails crisscross this beautiful region.

This campground contains several single-family sites, two double sites, and one triple site, all with picnic tables and fire rings with grates. Vault toilets, potable water, and garbage service are provided. A campground host is located on-site; firewood is available for purchase. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

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: Single sites - $18.00 Double - $36.00 Triple - $54.00 (2011)

Water: Yes

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Restrictions: ATVs are prohibited

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 Highway 189 for 12 miles to Kamas. Turn east on Highway 150, and travel 15 miles to campground, which is between mileposts 15 and 16.
 

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