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Status: Closed through Thu May 08 2014   Season Dates


Boy Scout Campground is located southwest of Grantsville, Utah, in South Willow Canyon at an elevation of 6,320 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails.

Natural Features:

The remote desert canyon is forested with oak, maple and juniper trees, which offer partial shade. Willow Creek flows through the site.


The multi-use Stansbury Front Trail and Medina Flat Trail begin across the road from the entrance, offering access to the rugged Deseret Peak Wilderness. Willow Creek offers rainbow and brown trout fishing.


This primitive campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 25 people. Picnic tables, a campfire circle and tent pads are provided, as are vault toilets.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Circles
  • Creek Access
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tent Pads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Horseback Riding Trails
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Drinking Water
  • Host
Know Before You Go
  • Additional first-come, first-served sites are available
  • The road through South Willow is narrow, winding and dirt-surfaced; area is best suited for tents and small trailers
  • Drinking water and camp host located at South Willow Guard Station at the bottom of the canyon
  • A fee will be charged for extra vehicles at the campground
  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.49167, -112.57833
40°29'30"N, 112°34'42"W

From Salt Lake City, head west on I-80 for 36 miles. Take the Stansbury-Tooele/Route 35 exit and travel south 3 miles to Route 138 West. Follow it 10 miles to Grantsville. Go through Grantsville to Cooley Street and turn south; go 5 miles to the South Willow Canyon turnoff. Boy Scout Campground is located 1.7 miles from the forest boundary.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

South Willow Canyon
Grantsville UT 84029

Phone Number:

Information: (801)292-2800