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*** Site Availablity Information ***: You can make individual site reservations through September 11th 2013 and Group areas through April 30th 2014 For information on when sites become available for booking please go to http://www.stateparks.utah.gov/reservations and click on the reservations calendar link, or call customer service at 801-322-3770 (toll free 800-322-3770) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.* The call center is closed all State and Federal holidays.
Wasatch Mountain - Little Deer Creek, UT
Status: Open through Thu Sep 05 2013 Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Sep 11 2013
DescriptionLittle Deer Creek campground is a remote primitive campground accessed over a dirt road. There are 16 tent/small trailer sites available to campers. One group site limited to a maximum of 25 people is also available. The campground is located in the valley between the Great Western Trail on the western skyline and Cummings Parkway Road on the eastern skyline. Camping is only permitted in the developed campground. Off highway vehicles are allowed to depart right from the campsites onto the nearby roads and trails.
Nestled against the property line of the Uinta National Forest at an elevation of 7,230 feet, visitors will experience Sub Alpine levels of foliage including Rocky Mountain Juniper, Quaking Aspens, Colorado Blue Spruce and Lodge Pole pines with Narrow Leaf Cottonwood trees along the Provo Deer Creek drainage. Surrounded in Oak Brush with patches of Choke Cherry and Willows Little Deer Creek is in a remote mountain setting. It can be dusty in late season and bugs tend to be a problem mid to late summer.
Little Deer Creek campground is part of Wasatch Mountain State Park which consists of about 23,000 acres. Golfing, camping, picnicking, hiking, mountain bike and horseback riding are popular warm weather activities. Winter brings snowmobilers, snowshoeing enthusiasts, and cross-country skiers.
Each campsite has a potable water spigot, picnic table, fire pit, and barbeque grill. There is no electricity or showers available in this area. There is one central restroom available with flush toilets.
75 miles of dirt roads and trails is available for off road enthusiasts. The closest town is Midway and is about 10 miles away. There you will find gas stations, a grocery store, restaurants and shops.
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Alerts and Important InformationRoad to Little Deer Creek may be rough due to run off water in the spring. Hauling trailers and equipment is at your own risk
Getting There:From SLC – Take 1-80 East towards Cheyenne. (24 miles) Take the US-40 Heber/Vernal exit. Travel approx 17 miles until you come to Heber City. At 100 south stop light turn RIGHT and follow road to Midway. Turn LEFT on Center Street (Hwy 113) and follow to Tate Lane (just before rail road tracks). Turn RIGHT and follow to stop sign then turn RIGHT on Stringtown road. Take your first LEFT onto Cascade Springs Drive. Travel on this road (it becomes dirt) for approx 5.2 miles until you come to Cascade Springs. Turn RIGHT and follow the pavement for about .2 miles to the first dirt road on your RIGHT. Travel down this winding, bending road for another3.3 miles. This road takes you to Little Deer Creek.
From Provo – Take US 189 north towards Heber City. (approx 22 miles) After the Deer Creek Reservoir turn LEFT onto Hwy 113. Follow to Tate Lane and turn LEFT (just after the railroad tracks). At the stop sign turn RIGHT on Stringtown Road. Take your first LEFT onto Cascade Springs Drive. Travel on this road (it becomes dirt) for approx 5.2 miles until you come to Cascade Springs. Turn RIGHT and follow the pavement for about .2 miles to the first dirt road on your RIGHT. Travel down this winding, bending road for another3.3 miles. This road takes you to Little Deer Creek
Mailing Address:Wasatch Mountain - Little Deer Creek
1281 Warmsprings Rd
Midway UT 84049
Phone Number:Information: (435)654-3961
Wasatch Mountain Campground 435-654-3961 Visitor Center 435-654-1791