KINGS CREEK, UT

Kings Creek Campground is located on the west side of Tropic Reservoir, high on the Colorado Plateau at an elevation of 8,000 feet. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing and exploring local ATV trails.Tropic Reservoir is situated at the foot of beautifully forested mountains in Southern...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 28 2014   Season Dates

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  • ATVs are only allowed to enter and exit campsite and must remain on roadways and parking spurs
  • For more information, please contact the Powell Ranger District at (435)676-9300
  • Click here to learn more about 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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KING GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC 50 60
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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KING GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC 100 22
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Kings Creek Campground is located on the west side of Tropic Reservoir, high on the Colorado Plateau at an elevation of 8,000 feet. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing and exploring local ATV trails.

Natural Features:

Tropic Reservoir is situated at the foot of beautifully forested mountains in Southern Utah. The campground is nestled among towering pines on a hillside above the reservoir.

Recreation:

Kings Creek is a favorite of ATV enthusiasts because of its easy access to a large network of trails. The Fremont ATV trail passes within 1/4 mile of the campground and the Great Western Trail is nearby.

Hiking and mountain biking trails are plentiful as well, with access from various points within the campground.

Tropic Reservoir offers boating, canoeing and fishing for brook, rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout. A boat ramp is within 1/2-mile of the the campground. The East Fork Sevier River is nearby with good fishing opportunities.

Facilities:

The campground offers two group sites, which can be reserved separately or together. The group area is isolated from the main campground and provides privacy for gatherings and events. All individual sites are managed on a first come, first served basis.

Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. The campground and reservoir are reached via a well-maintained gravel road with good access for cars and RVs alike.

Nearby Attractions:

Bryce Canyon National Park is 12 miles from the campground, with breathtaking scenery and excellent hiking opportunities.

Kodachrome Basin State Park is an hour away, with towering rock spires, a natural arch and great hiking trails.

Booking Window

GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC

Tue Sep 23 2014 - Sat Sep 19 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC

Tue Sep 23 2014 - Sat Sep 19 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Walk In Tue Sep 02 2014 Sun Sep 28 2014
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Walk In Tue Sep 08 2015 Sun Sep 27 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Paved Roads
  • Tables
  • Volleyball Courts
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
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
Walk In Season
Sep 02 2014 -
Sep 28 2014
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00-$50.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00-$35.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00-$50.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00-$35.00
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2015 -
Sep 27 2015
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00-$50.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00-$35.00

*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):
37.6125, -112.2625
37°36'45"N, 112°15'45"W

From Panguitch, Utah, travel 7 miles south on Hwy 89 to Scenic Hwy 12. Travel Hwy 12 for 11 miles to East Fork Road. Travel East Fork Road 7 miles to Tropic Reservoir and Kings Creek Campground. Turn immediately after the sign for the campground, and continue .5 miles to the campground located on the west side of Tropic Reservoir.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

KINGS CREEK

Dixie  UT 

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)676-8608