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BLACKHAWK, UT

Photo: BLACKHAWK
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Blackhawk Campground sits just off the Nebo Loop Scenic Byway at an elevation of 8,000 feet. Visitors enjoy the campground for its beautiful panoramic views and great trail opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground is studded with groves of fir, pine, aspen and Gambel oak trees, which provide partial shade and nice fall color. Broad grassy meadows cover the areas around the trees. Summer wildflowers and wildlife are abundant.

Recreation:

Numerous hiking, biking and horseback riding trails crisscross the area, including Blackhawk and Loafer Mountain Trails. Trailheads for each are located within the campground.

Facilities:

This large, fully accessible campground contains a variety of campsites, including several group sites that can accommodate groups of up to 50 and 100 people each, equestrian sites and single and double-family sites.

Loop E is made up of equestrian sites with corrals, hitching racks, water troughs and horseback riding trails.

Sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings; larger sites also have serving tables and grills. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

The Payson Lakes Area is just 5 miles away, with rainbow and brown trout fishing, canoeing, swimming and picnicking.

The Mount Nebo Wilderness Area is adjacent, brimming with beautiful mountain scenery, pristine waters, abundant wildlife, vibrant summer wildflowers and numerous trail opportunities.

The Nebo Loop Scenic Byway stretches 37 miles through high alpine terrain, dense forests and colorful meadows. Devil's Kitchen Geological Area can be found along the loop. It offers a 1/2-mile round-trip trail to interesting red rock hoodoos.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Rings
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Firewood
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hitching Racks
  • Horse Corrals
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Self Pay Station
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Water Troughs
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Bears frequent the area; keep a clean camp and store food properly in vehicles or bear-proof containers
  • No water, electric or sewer hookups available
  • Campers without horses are allowed to reserve sites on the horse loop
  • A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground
  • Off-road vehicles not permitted
  • This campground has single-family sites available on a first come, first served basis
  • For more information, please call 801-798-3571
  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.89361, -111.62833
39°53'37"N, 111°37'42"W

From I-15, take exit 250 toward North Payson/Salem and proceed south on Main Street, then turn east onto 100 North/Highway. Turn south onto 600 East, which becomes the Nebo Loop Scenic Byway/Payson Canyon Road. Travel up the canyon to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BLACKHAWK
44 WEST 400 NORTH
SPANISH FORKS UT 84660

Phone Number:

Information: (801)226-3564