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YELLOWPINE, UT

Photo: YELLOWPINE
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Yellowpine Campground is located next to Rock Creek in the Rock Creek Drainage on the southern slope of the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring the popular Rock Creek Trail.

Natural Features:

This shaded campground is situated among towering Ponderosa pines at an elevation of 7,200 feet. Aspens and summer wildflowers dot the landscape. Rock Creek flows alongside the campground. Evenings in this area are cool.

Recreation:

Rock Creek offers fishing for brown, brook and rainbow trout. Whitewater rafting and kayaking opportunities are available seasonally.

Rock Creek Trail, begins nearby and connects with an accessible, paved interpretive nature trail within Yellowpine.

Outside the campground, the trail provides access to the High Uintas Wilderness, where hiking, backpacking, horseback riding and backcountry fishing are very popular activities.

Facilities:

The campground offers single, double and group sites, all with picnic tables, campfire rings and grills. Accessible flush toilets and drinking water are provided. A dump station is located on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

Upper Stillwater Reservoir and Lower Stillwater Ponds are nearby, offering swimming, picnicking and fishing for brown and rainbow trout. Upper Stillwater is currently accessible only by hiking in. Numerous hiking trails lead into the High Uinta Wilderness Area from here.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Dock
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Tent Pads
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • This is Yellowpine Campground in Rock Creek Canyon; it is not on the Mirror Lake Highway near Kamas
  • Single sites are allowed 8 people, 1 vehicle, 1 RV/trailer and 1 tent; Double sites are allowed 16 people, 2 vehicles, 2 RV/trailers and 2 tents; Group sites are allowed 32 people, 4 vehicles, 4 RV/trailers and 3 tents
  • Click here for more information on the Ashley 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.53528, -110.63806
40°32'7"N, 110°38'17"W

From Highway 40 in Duchesne, Utah, turn north onto Highway 87. Go 15 miles to the Mountain Home turnoff. Continue 2.5 miles toward Mountain Home. Turn left at the Rock Creek Store and proceed about 15 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

YELLOWPINE
PO BOX 981
DUCHESNE UT 84021

Phone Number:

Project Office:(435)738-2482