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HOPE, UT

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

Overview

Hope Campground is located near Provo Canyon along Squaw Peak Road at an elevation of 6,500 feet. This primitive site is popular for its close proximity to Orem and Provo, Utah. Countless recreational activities are available in the surrounding area.

Natural Features:

The campground is forested with maple, scrub oak and fir trees, which offer plentiful shade and pretty fall color.

Recreation:

Hiking and biking are popular activities near Hope. The Rock Canyon Trail and Squaw Peak Trail both begin nearby. Squaw Peak Road is open to mountain biking as well.

Facilities:

The campground offers several family campsites with picnic tables, grills and campfire rings. Vault toilets are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Vivian Park is located just 6 miles up Provo Canyon. It sits along the paved Provo River Parkway, offering picnicking areas and fishing. Beautiful Bridal Veil Falls is near the park.

Hikers enjoy the 14-mile round-trip trail to the summit of Mount Timpanogos. The Aspen Grove Trailhead is approximately 15 miles from the campground, near Sundance Resort on the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway.

Deer Creek State Park is just 30 minutes up Provo Canyon, offering fishing, boating and swimming.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Much of Squaw Peak Road is narrow, steep and winding
  • Gates are locked from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Off-road vehicles and horses are not permitted in the campground
  • For more information, please call 801-226-3564
  • 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):
40.30194, -111.61444
40°18'7"N, 111°36'52"W

From I-15, take exit 272 onto 800 North toward Orem. Turn east on Highway 52 to the mouth of Provo Canyon. Go east on Highway 189 for 2 miles to the Squaw Peak turnoff. Turn right onto Squaw Peak Road and continue 5 miles to campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HOPE
P.O. BOX 426
OREM UT 84057

Phone Number:

Information: (801)885-7391