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Attention: Big Rock Group is closed due to flood damage that is a result of a wildland fire.

BIG ROCK GROUP, UT

Photo: BIG ROCK GROUP
Status: Closed through Thu May 08 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Big Rock Group Campground is located in beautiful Huntington Canyon, along the Huntington Canyon National Scenic Byway on Utah Highway 31. It is situated at an elevation of 7,600 feet. Many recreational activities are available, including hiking, biking and fishing.

Natural Features:

Huntington Creek flows alongside the campground. Pine and fir trees line the edges surrounding the campground, but offer little shade within the site. The surrounding area has numerous lakes and streams, vibrant summer wildflowers, colorful fall foliage and abundant wildlife.

Recreation:

Popular activities enjoyed by visitors to the area include fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing and scenic driving. Huntington Creek is a Blue Ribbon fishery, providing high quality brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout.

The 4-mile Left Fork of the Huntington National Recreation Trail is nearby and is open to hikers and horseback riders. The 10-mile Fish Creek Trail, for hiking, biking and horseback riding is also close by.

Facilities:

The campground provides one large-group site that can accommodate up to 50 people. A large, gravel parking area provides ample room for RVs of any size. Accessible vault toilets are provided, but drinking water is not available at the campground. Visitors are asked to carry out all garbage.

Nearby Attractions:

The Huntington Canyon National Scenic Byway is part of the 86-mile Energy Loop. It offers stunning mountain and lake views as it tops 10,000 feet in elevation.

The historic Stuart Guard Station Visitor Center is nearby, offering a glimpse of the 1930s life of a ranger and his family who once lived there. Exhibits of Civilian Conservation Corps projects and original equipment are on display there. Area information is available as well.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Scenic Drive
  • Visitor Center
Know Before You Go
  • Drinking water is not available at the campground
  • This site is not affiliated with Big Rock Candy Mountain
  • Horses and off-road vehicles are prohibited within the campground
  • Click here for more information on the Manti-La Sal National Forest
  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.5125, -111.15556
39°30'45"N, 111°9'20"W

The campground is located 20 miles west of Huntington, Utah, along Utah Highway 31.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BIG ROCK GROUP
599 W. PRICE RIVER RD.
PRICE UT 84501

Phone Number:

Information: (435)384-2372