Activities and Amenities
The campground is situated among dense stands of aspen, oak and maple trees, which provide nice shade and beautiful autumn color. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.
American Fork Creek is a favorite among fly-fisherman. The creek is stocked with rainbow trout.
The 20-mile paved Alpine Loop Scenic Byway passes the campground, traveling through alpine canyons, mountain meadows, aspen groves and pine forests, providing breathtaking views of the Wasatch Range. This road is not recommended for vehicles over 30 feet in length.
The campground contains one group site and several family sites, many of which are accessible. Vault toilets are provided.
Nearby Tibble Fork and Silver Flat Reservoirs offer canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow, brook and brown trout. A portion of the north shore at Tibble Fork is accessible. Both reservoirs are open only to non-motorized watercraft. Scuba divers frequent Tibble Fork's south shore.
Hiking and mountain biking trails abound at Tibble Fork, some beginning at the reservoir and others nearby. The 6-mile Tibble Fork Trail, 2-mile Pine Hollow Trail, 3-mile Mill Canyon Trail and the 15-mile Ridge Trail are in the vicinity.
Timpanogos Cave National Monument is just a few miles down American Fork Canyon, with a rewarding but steep 1.5-mile hike to a guided tour of the spectacular three-room cave system. The trail offers stunning views of American Fork Canyon.