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JORDAN PINES, UT

Photo: JORDAN PINES
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Jordan Pines Campground is located in scenic Big Cottonwood Canyon at an elevation of 7500 feet. Salt Lake City is conveniently close. Visitors enjoy hiking, biking and fishing.

Natural Features:

A forest of shady pines and aspens covers the campground, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. Vivid summer wildflowers are abundant and autumn leaves put on quite a show.

Recreation:

Hiking and mountain biking are popular activities on area trails, including the Donut Falls Trail, which begins nearby. Fly-fishing is a favorite activity on Big Cottonwood Creek.

Facilities:

This group campground is a perfect location for family reunions, church outings and company picnics. It offers four overnight campsites and one day-use picnic site, all of which contain picnic tables, campfire rings and grills.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. A volleyball court and horseshoe pit are available, but campers must bring their own net, ball and horseshoes. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Big Cottonwood Canyon is a beautiful area known for its soaring peaks, pristine hidden lakes and cascading streams. Numerous hiking and mountain biking trails are in the area. Rock climbing is a popular activity as well.

Solitude Mountain Resort is 4 miles up-canyon, offering scenic chairlift rides, hiking, a few dining options and a challenging 18-hole disc golf course.

Silver Lake is another mile past Solitude. Fishing and canoeing are popular activities. An easy trail loops around the small lake.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • This is a watershed area; visitors will be fined for bringing domestic pets or livestock into the area
  • Overnight and day-use sites available, please check your reservation carefully
  • Sites cannot accommodate motor homes or truck/trailer combinations more than 25 feet in length
  • No hookups available
  • Swimming and wading is not allowed due to culinary watershed restrictions
  • Off-road vehicles are not permitted in the canyon
  • 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):
40.64556, -111.64611
40°38'44"N, 111°38'46"W

From I-215, take the 6200 south exit and travel a mile east to Wasatch Blvd. Take Wasatch Blvd a mile south to junction with Big Cottonwood Canyon/Highway 190. Make a left at the junction and travel up Big Cottonwood Canyon 9.2 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

JORDAN PINES
Jordan Pines (UT)
WASATCH UT

Phone Number:

Information: (435)643-7402