JONES CORRAL GUARD STATION, UT

Jones Corral Guard Station is located on the Dixie National Forest, 12 miles west of the small town of Antimony, in southern Utah. It was constructed in 1935 and has been used by generations of Forest Service employees working in the surrounding back country. The guard station ...
Status: Open through Fri May 22 2015   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • No water is available; guests must bring their own supply
  • A high-clearance vehicle is required to access the guard station; Forest Roads 125 and 126 are rough
  • This is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility; bring trash bags and remove all trash upon departure
  • Pets are not allowed inside the cabin
  • The cabin is available on a first come, first served basis outside the reservation season
  • Limited cleaning supplies are provided and guests must do minimal cleaning
  • Click here for more information on the Dixie 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 dontmovefirewood.org.
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JCGS CABIN NONELECTRIC 4 30
Pets Allowed - no
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
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Overview

Overview

Jones Corral Guard Station is located on the Dixie National Forest, 12 miles west of the small town of Antimony, in southern Utah. It was constructed in 1935 and has been used by generations of Forest Service employees working in the surrounding back country.

The guard station provides a great base camp for hikers, hunters, bicyclists and horseback riders, as well as off-road vehicle enthusiasts.

Natural Features:

The remote cabin sits on Mount Dutton at the edge of a beautiful meadow with scenic views. A forest of aspens and spruce trees surrounds the broad meadow. Average summer temperatures range from 74 degrees in the daytime, to 42 degrees at night. September temperatures range from 68 to 37 degrees and October temperatures range from 57 to 27 degrees.

Recreation:

Recreational opportunities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, wildlife viewing and exploring off-road vehicle trails. The Fremont OHV Trail can easily be accessed from the guard station. Mount Dutton is well-known for its trophy game animals.

Facilities:

The rustic cabin can sleep four people comfortably, but up to six guests are allowed. Two sets of twin-size bunk beds and a double futon are provided. Guests must bring their own linens.

The kitchen is equipped with a propane stove and oven, a table and chairs. Pots, pans, dishes and utensils are not available and guests must bring their own. The cabin does not have running water.

Outside the cabin, guests will find a level parking area for RVs or trailers. A vault toilet, picnic table and campfire ring are provided.

Booking Window
Wed Jul 30 2014 - Fri Jan 30 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sun May 25 2014 Fri May 22 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Bunkbed(s)
  • Cabin Rentals
  • Campfire Rings
  • Futon(s)
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Hunting
  • Mattress(es)
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Propane
  • Propane Stove
  • RV Parking
  • Table & Chairs
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 25 2014 -
May 22 2015
CABIN NONELECTRIC $30.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.07109, -112.16798
38°4'16"N, 112°10'5"W

From State Highway 89, turn east onto State Highway 62 and travel about 12 miles, where it turns into State Highway 22 just north of Antimony. In this town, Forest Road 126 will be found on the west side of the road. Travel along this high-clearance dirt road about 12 miles to reach Jones Corral Guard Station.

From Bryce Canyon National Park, travel north on State Highway 22 approximately 35 miles to Antimony. In this town, Forest Service Road 126 will be found on the west side of the highway. Travel along this high-clearance dirt road about 12 miles to Jones Corral Guard Station.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

JONES CORRAL GUARD STATION
224 E Center Street
PANGUITCH  UT  84759-0080

Phone Number:

Project Office: (435)676-9300
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