ALBION BASIN, UT

Albion Basin Campground, just 15 miles from Sandy, Utah, is set among shady white pines and aspens in its beautiful namesake basin in Little Cottonwood Canyon at an elevation of 9,500 feet.Albion Basin is renowned for its vivid summer wildflowers. The basin hosts the Wasatch Wildflower...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • This is a watershed area; visitors will be fined for bringing domestic pets or livestock into the area
  • Campground open date depends on snow melt conditions; please call to check conditions
  • Please carpool: most sites accommodate two passenger vehicles only; no overflow parking available
  • Gates are locked from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Weather can change suddenly and thunderstorms should be expected
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee will be collected on site for extra vehicles
  • Off-road vehicles are not permitted
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • Click here for more info about the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest


This facility is operated by American Land & Leisure. We appreciate hearing from you. Comment cards are available from campground hosts or online at americanll.com.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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Nonspecific+ MANAGEMENT 8 25 Back-In
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+When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Albion Basin Campground, just 15 miles from Sandy, Utah, is set among shady white pines and aspens in its beautiful namesake basin in Little Cottonwood Canyon at an elevation of 9,500 feet.

Natural Features:

Albion Basin is renowned for its vivid summer wildflowers. The basin hosts the Wasatch Wildflower Festival annually in late July or early August, complete with guided nature walks.

Moose and deer frequent the basin and mountain goats can often be seen on the precipitous face of Devils Castle, just south of the campground. A small stream runs through the basin.

Recreation:

Hiking and mountain biking are very popular activities. Hikers enjoy the path to Cecret Lake, which begins at the campground, as well as the Catherine Pass/Sunset Peak Trail just down the road.

Mountain bikers often ride the Albion Basin Road and the trail to Germania Pass. Other trails include the Albion Meadows Trail and Cardiff Pass/Twin Lake Pass.

Facilities:

The campground contains numerous single sites, one double and one triple-family site, all with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood can be purchased from the host. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

Nearby Attractions:

Little Cottonwood Canyon is a beautiful area known for its soaring peaks, unique geology, pristine hidden lakes and cascading streams. Numerous additional hiking and mountain biking trails are found throughout the canyon. Rock climbing and fly-fishing are popular activities as well.

Snowbird Resort is just a few miles down-canyon, offering scenic tram rides, hiking, mountain biking, restaurants, groceries, an Alpine Slide, zip line rides, concerts and various festivals.

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MANAGEMENT

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Sun Mar 01 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Sun Mar 01 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Jul 25 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Fri Jul 17 2015 Thu Jul 23 2015
Peak Fri Jul 24 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jul 25 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.00-$63.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Walk In Season
Jul 17 2015 -
Jul 23 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.00-$63.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Peak Season
Jul 24 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.00-$63.00
MANAGEMENT N/A

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.57639, -111.61111
40°34'35"N, 111°36'40"W

From I-215, take the 6200 South exit and travel a mile east to Wasatch Blvd. Take Wasatch Blvd 3 miles south to the junction with Little Cottonwood Canyon/Highway 210. Take a left at the junction and travel up Little Cottonwood Canyon 10.2 miles to the campground. The last 2.4 miles are on a maintained gravel road.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

ALBION BASIN
WASATCH
  UT 

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)742-2356