Marsh Lake Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Number of Sites: 46
About: Marsh Lake Campground is located next to pretty Marsh Lake on the northern slope of the Uinta Mountains at an elevation of 9,400 feet, about 24 miles from Mountain View, Wyoming. Lodgepole pines, Ponderosa pines, and aspens forest the campground, but there is minimal shade. Marsh Lake offers rainbow and cutthroat trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and boating for other small watercraft. Several ATV, hiking, biking, and horse trails crisscross the area. China Meadows Trailhead is nearby, giving hikers and horseback riders access to the High Uintas.
This campground provides vault toilets and garbage service, but campers need to bring their own water. Each campsite contains a picnic table, fire ring with grate, and a utility table; some sites have lake views. A camp host is onsite and a boat ramp is located on the west side of the lake. ATVs are allowed in the campground.
The Uinta Mountains are comprised of beautiful canyons, soaring peaks, pristine lakes, rivers, and streams. Campers and outdoor enthusiasts come to enjoy the natural beauty of this rugged terrain. The area is filled with trails allowing hiking, biking, horseback riding, and ATV riding. Fishing and boating/canoeing opportunities are numerous.
Fees: Single site - $16.00 Double site - $32.00 (2011)
Restrooms: Vault Toilets
Directions: From Mountain View, Wyoming, take Highway 410 south for 7 miles, then County Road 246 for 8.2 miles to Forest Road 072. Take Forest Road 072 for 8.7 miles to campground.
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