Attention: There is no water available at Balsam Campground until further notice. Visitors must bring their own drinking water. We apologize for the inconvenience.

BALSAM, UT

Balsam Campground is located on the banks of pretty Hobble Creek just 12 miles from Springville, Utah, at an elevation of 6,000 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring local trails.Maple, fir and cottonwood trees forest the area, providing partial shade, beautiful fall color and...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Caution: bears frequent the area; be aware, keep a clean camp and store all food items in closed containers
  • No water, electric or sewer hookups available
  • This is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility; please bring garbage bags
  • Gate closes nightly at 10 p.m.
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee will be collected onsite for extra vehicles
  • Off-road vehicles are not permitted
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • For more information, please call 801-798-3571
  • Annually on the 3rd Saturday in August, the Hobble Creek Half Marathon begins at Balsam's group site; several thousand runners will be in the campground and vicinity for a short period of time
  • Click here for more info about the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
  • Trailers/Campers and RVs: Please fill up with water before arriving on site. There is no place to fill-up on site and hooking up to spigots is not allowed.


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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** 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

Balsam Campground is located on the banks of pretty Hobble Creek just 12 miles from Springville, Utah, at an elevation of 6,000 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring local trails.

Natural Features:

Maple, fir and cottonwood trees forest the area, providing partial shade, beautiful fall color and some privacy between campsites. Hobble Creek runs through the campground.

Recreation:

Rainbow and brown trout fishing are popular on Hobble Creek. A few hiking, biking and horseback riding trails are in the area, including Dry Canyon and Wardsworth Canyon Trails.

Facilities:

The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 100 people. It contains picnic and serving tables, a campfire ring, water spigot and cement site pad. This group site is a walk-to site accessed by a steep, paved trail from the parking area.

Single family sites are available as well, with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Deer Spring Trail begins at the top of the camp and is one mile long. Left Fork Days Canyon Trail and Kirkman Hollow Trail, for hiking, biking, horseback riding and dirt biking, can be accessed at nearby Cherry Campground.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Sun Aug 30 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

MANAGEMENT

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 5 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 May 16 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Fri May 08 2015 Thu May 14 2015
Peak Fri May 15 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
  • Volleyball Courts
Within 10 Miles
  • Horseback Riding Trails
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:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

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
May 16 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
WALK TO $20.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00-$55.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $190.00
Walk In Season
May 08 2015 -
May 14 2015
WALK TO $20.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00-$55.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $190.00
Peak Season
May 15 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
WALK TO $20.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00-$55.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $190.00

*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):
40.19778, -111.40139
40°11'52"N, 111°24'5"W

From I-15 take Springville exit 260. Continue east through the intersection of Main Street and Highway 400 South. At the four-way stop at the end of 400 South, turn right onto Canyon Road. Keep heading east up Canyon Road for about 6 miles. After passing Hobble Creek Golf Course, the road will fork; stay to the right. Balsam Campground is approximately 6 miles from the golf course past the junction of Forest Roads 132 and 058.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BALSAM
HOBBLE CREEK CANYON
SPRINGVILLE  UT  84660

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)226-3564