RED CANYON, UT

Red Canyon Campground is located in a grassy meadow high above Flaming Gorge Reservoir, along Red Canyon Road at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring the Red Canyon Rim Trail and canoeing and fishing at Greens Lake.The campground lies close to beautiful cliffs overlooking...
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  • This is Red Canyon on the Ashley National Forest near Flaming Gorge and Vernal, Utah; is this the campground you are requesting?
  • No electric, water or sewer hookups are available
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • Click here to learn more about the Ashley National Forest
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RED CANYON STANDARD NONELECTRIC 10 22 Back-In
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RED CANYON STANDARD NONELECTRIC 10 40 Back-In
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Overview

Overview

Red Canyon Campground is located in a grassy meadow high above Flaming Gorge Reservoir, along Red Canyon Road at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring the Red Canyon Rim Trail and canoeing and fishing at Greens Lake.

Natural Features:

The campground lies close to beautiful cliffs overlooking Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Lodgepole and ponderosa pines dot the campground, providing limited shade. Summer wildflowers are plentiful.

Recreation:

Nearby Greens Lake offers great canoeing and fishing for rainbow and brook trout. Red Canyon Lodge sits on the shore. Canoe and bike rentals, horseback riding, a restaurant and gift shop are available.

Red Canyon Rim Trail, for hiking and biking, begins at the nearby visitor center, which offers interpretive displays and area information.

Facilities:

This small campground contains family campsites with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is known not only for its beautiful red cliffs, but also for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir.

Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam itself; The adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.

The Green River below the dam provides spectacular rafting opportunities. A trip down the river offers unique geology, outlaw history and Native American rock art.

Booking Window
Mon Sep 22 2014 - Wed Mar 18 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 15 2015 Sun Sep 06 2015
Walk In Mon Sep 07 2015 Tue Sep 15 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
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:
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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 15 2015 -
Sep 06 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00
Walk In Season
Sep 07 2015 -
Sep 15 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00

*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):
40.88944, -109.55917
40°53'22"N, 109°33'33"W

Located on Forest Road 095/Red Canyon Road off Highway 44, approximately 40 miles north of Vernal, Utah.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

RED CANYON
RED CANYON COMPLEX
DUTCH JOHN  UT  84023

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)784-3445
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