WASHINGTON LAKE, UT

Washington Lake Campground is located just off the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway on the shores of Washington Lake at an elevation of 10,000 feet. The byway cuts through the Uinta Mountains, which are known for their abundant recreational opportunities and scenic beauty.A forest of pines...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • If you booked this site at a discounted rate and did not use either a Senior or an Access pass to obtain that discount, you will be asked to pay the difference in cash or check when you arrive. Only Senior or Access Passes will be discounted at this location.
  • Opening date depends on snow conditions; please call the Forest Service at 435-783-4338 to check on availability of first-come, first-served sites before mid-July
  • Drinking water is not provided; visitors should bring their own supply
  • Parking space is limited
  • A per day, per vehicle fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles
  • No motorboats allowed on the lake
  • Off-road vehicles are not allowed in the campground
  • 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 dontmovefirewood.org.
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 48 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 43 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 82 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 40 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 57 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 67 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 105 Pull-Through
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 49 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 95 Pull-Through
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 49 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 34 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 50 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40 Back-In
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WASHINGTON LAKE GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 50 Accessible 20
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WASHINGTON LAKE GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 50 Accessible 20
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WASHINGTON LAKE GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 50 Accessible 20
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WASHINGTON LAKE GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC 50 Accessible 20
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WASHINGTON LAKE GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 100 Accessible 20
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Washington Lake Campground is located just off the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway on the shores of Washington Lake at an elevation of 10,000 feet. The byway cuts through the Uinta Mountains, which are known for their abundant recreational opportunities and scenic beauty.

Natural Features:

A forest of pines covers the shores of the lake, providing limited shade in the campground. Summer wildflowers dot the landscape. Summer temperatures range from 50-85 degrees.

Recreation:

Washington Lake offers canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow, brook, cutthroat, tiger and albino trout.

The popular Crystal Lake Trail begins within the site. Numerous additional hiking, biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding trails crisscross this beautiful region.

Facilities:

This campground contains five accessible group sites, four of which accommodate up to 50 people each; the fifth accommodates up to 100 people. Sites are equipped with picnic and serving tables, campfire circles, grills, concrete site pads, limited tent pads and limited parking.

Several single and double-family sites are available, all with picnic and utility tables, campfire rings and concrete site pads. Some have tent pads. The lake is not visible from the group sites, but most single and double sites have nice lake views.

Vault toilets and trash collection are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Mirror Lake Scenic Byway parallels the Lower Provo River as it snakes across a portion of the Uinta Mountains, leading to numerous high alpine lakes and streams, countless trails, breathtaking scenic viewpoints and various campgrounds.

The High Uintas Wilderness can be accessed from several trails along the byway.

Booking Window

GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC

Wed Sep 03 2014 - Sat Aug 29 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Wed Sep 03 2014 - Sat Aug 29 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Wed Sep 03 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 5 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 Mon Jun 30 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Thu Jul 02 2015 Thu Jul 16 2015
Peak Fri Jul 17 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Kayaking
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • RV sites
  • Tent Pads
  • Trash Collection
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
Jun 30 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00-$40.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $110.00-$165.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $110.00
Walk In Season
Jul 02 2015 -
Jul 16 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00-$40.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $110.00-$165.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $110.00
Peak Season
Jul 17 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $20.00-$40.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $110.00-$165.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $110.00

*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):
40.67167, -110.97167
40°40'18"N, 110°58'18"W

From Kamas, Utah, go east for 23.6 miles on State Highway 150 to Forest Road 041. Watch for "Wash Lake" sign on the north side of the road. Go north on 041 approximately a half-mile to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

WASHINGTON LAKE
PO BOX 68
KAMAS  UT  84036

Phone Number:

Information:  (801)226-3564