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IRON MINE, UT

Photo: IRON MINE
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Iron Mine Campground in nestled in the scenic North Fork Drainage off Highway 35, about 18 miles from Tabiona, Utah.

The North Fork Drainage lies on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah. Visitors enjoy fly-fishing and exploring many local trails.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in an aspen forest dotted with subalpine fir, lodgepole pine and spruce near the North Fork Duchesne River at an elevation of 7,400 feet. The campground affords beautiful scenic views of the surrounding canyon and summer wildflowers are plentiful.

Recreation:

Fishing for brook, brown and rainbow trout is a popular activity on the North Fork Duchesne. Hiking, mountain biking, OHV and horseback riding trails are in the area.

Facilities:

The campground contains single and double sites, and one group site that can accommodate up to 50 people.

Sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

Nearby Attractions:

The North Fork Drainage provides access to the Granddaddy Lake region of the High Uintas via Grandview Trail. Numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing. Backpacking, hiking and horseback riding are very popular in this breathtaking area.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Single sites are allowed 8 people, 1 vehicle, 1 RV/trailer and 1 tent; Double sites are allowed 16 people, 2 vehicles, 2 RV/trailers and 2 tents; Group sites are allowed 32 people, 4 vehicles, 4 RV/trailers and 3 tents
  • Click here for more information on the Ashley 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):
40.55417, -110.88667
40°33'15"N, 110°53'12"W

From Duchesne, Utah: Take Highway 87 north to the junction with Highway 35. Turn west on Highway 35 towards Tabiona and continue approximately 28 miles to the campground in the North Fork Drainage.

From Highway 40, turn north on Highway 208 to Tabiona, then proceed northwest through Hanna to the North Fork Drainage.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

IRON MINE
PO BOX 981
DUCHESNE UT 84021

Phone Number:

Project Office:(435)738-2482