Camping near Bountiful with wildlife watching

Between Salt Lake and Bountiful Peak, camping near Bountiful stretches from mountain to shore.

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RIVER BEND CAMP GROUND

3 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Morgan, UT
We are currently in summer mode and with the river we can get mosquitoes, so bring your protection. The river level has dropped and water activities will be allowed. We have ten acres that our home sit on but about 9 acres and consist of dry farm grass. We use 1 acre for camping and parking. The Weber river runs across the back of our property where we have a campground with tables and firepits. This is a family campground and we do not have Electrical or Water hookups. We have added 4 wooden porta potty enclosed in small tents which we service every day or as needed. Unfortunately Morgan County is now under a complete fire ban. We do not have potable water at our sites but we can and will provide water from our home if you provide your own container. Site selection is determined by type of sleeping accommodations. **We allow 2 adults per site and/or 2 adults and minor children per site. (Exceptions must be approved and additional fees paid) We are not a public campground and only list through Hipcamp and so our property is posted with NO TRESPASSING SIGNS. It is very important to let us know your approximate arrival time and call when you arrive. We will guide you down to the campgrounds and show you the best spots base on your type of camping. (Sleeping in trailers versus tent campers) One draw back to our property is that we are within 1/2 mile of a well use highway (US 84) and railroad track. We have only had one camper who was concerned about the noise. Here at the house we don't notice it and maybe we are just use to it. Limited swimming and use of paddle board based on river conditions. Fishing is limited because we are on private property and the river is not stocked by the Utah fish and game. So, we are dependent on normal reproduction of the fish. Fly fishing being the best however you can use lures but not bait of any kind . We would prefer catch and release. ALL UTAH FISHING REGULATION APPLY. WE HAVE INDICATED WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE. THE WHOLE AREA IS BASICLLY LEVEL AND GRASS AND BARK COVERED.
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Enclosed Provo River Property

5 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Provo, UT
This is a beautiful area! We plan to build our dream home on this lot but in the meantime, we want to share the amazingness with campers! Learn more about this land: ***Please read this entire listing!  We want you to have a great time and for this to be a great fit for you!*** DO NOT BOOK UNTIL YOU'VE READ EVERYTHING!  It serves no one if you don't have a great stay.  
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The Hundred Acre Wood

4 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents103 acres · UT
Originally homesteaded by Edwin Whiting in the 1870s, the upper reaches of Hobble Creek Canyon have been ranched by our family since 1901.  Edwin was a fruit farmer and I suspect that the lone pear tree still growing (and bearing fruit) on the ranch, may have been planted by him nearly 150 years ago.  Today we raise horses, but mostly we raise kids and spirits.  Come up, set a spell, and renew your soul.
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Rasmussen Ridge

10 sites · RVs1 acre · Mantua, UT
Located in Mantua, UT, a small mountain valley in Cache National Forest on the Wasatchback of the Rocky Mountains of Utah. A ten minute walk to Mantua Reservoir for ice fishing in the winter, kayaking, boating, water skiing, fishing in Spring, Summer, & Fall. Pickleball courts and Sydney's Grill are a 10 minute walk away. Mountain biking, four wheeling, side-by-side adventure right outside your RV door to Willard Peak and the beautiful Northern Wasatchback. Use of my huge lawn (next to the field where you park) for lawn games (provided for a small fee), and my in-ground fire pit are available for your enjoyment. Friendly dogs are very welcome - my white Lab is always looking for new friends! 3 miles down Box Elder Canyon to two large grocery stores, Walmart, gas stations, restaurants, and gyms. One hour to skiing at Snow Basin (home of 2002 Olympic downhill), Powder Mountain to the south and Beaver Mountain to the north. World's largest game bird refuge and museum 10 minutes west down the canyon. Utah State University 30 minutes to the north and Weber State University 30 minutes to the south. Box Elder Creek is a 5 minute walk into Box Elder Campground, the poppy hill (2 weeks in June), and wonderful hiking opportunities. The valley was settled by Danish immigrants in 1862, and the property you will be on is owned by a descendent of the original settlers. See more info about Mantua in the link below.
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Second Chance Ranch

1 site · Tent1 acre · Morgan, UT
My husband Shaun and I fell into rescuing horses quite by accident.  We started a non-profit to promote the Rescue, Rehab, Retrain and Rehome method to get horses out of bad situations and into good homes. We are a small rescue and hope to be much bigger one day!  Please come visit, enjoy our beautiful property and support an amazing non-profit cause while you are at it! Learn more about this land:We are a non-profit horse rescue situated on one acre. The best description I can give of our property is that it's great for a convenient and quaint "Stop and Sleep".  This is because we are located right off of the old main highway and have two neighbors within eyesight from the house. This site is very convenient for quick stays since it is so CLOSE TO THE HIGHWAY this makes it convenient but may not be appropriate for very light sleepers or for extended stays.  The camping area is simple, with wild grass and a fire pit, bordered by the river on one side and the horse pasture on the other.  You can see and hear the river easily April-July. The river is seasonal and does dry up in mid July-August. Drinkable hose water is available near the house.  If you want a ranch-style camping experience with lots of interaction with your hosts and opportunity for adventure then you have chosen the right camping location! You are welcome to join in the daily choring activities or choose to be taken on a scenic trail ride or thrilling guided gallop on beautiful and well-trained rescue horses.PLEASE NOTE: The bathroom is located in our house and has a flushable toilet and shower with hot water. Bathroom hours are 8am-9pm.  Parking is located a few hundred feet from the campsite, just off of the road.  You must walk a few hundred feet to get to the campsite and you cannot pull your vehicle right up to it. While we do welcome car campers and pop-up trailers, just know you won't be parked at the campsite if you choose to sleep this way.  We look forward to having you camp with us! 
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Rusty Ridgeline

1 site · RV1 acre · Park City, UT
With stunning views of the Park City ridgeline, and a peaceful atmosphere, the camping area is .35 acres, comprised of a level rv parking spot that is roughly 16' by 50'. Watch the sun rise and set with one of Park City's best views, or enjoy the stars bright light. At 7100 ft you'll quickly understand why the mountains are calling, and why you chose this as your camp. Park City and neighboring areas have so much to offer: mountain biking, hikes, climbing, water sports in the reservoirs, road biking, concerts, restaurants, winter sports, and much more. Endless opportunities for adventure only 15 + minutes away. After a long day filled with adrenaline, come back to camp and enjoy the gorgeous views, relax, and get ready for the next day. This spot is perfect for a small motorhome, adventure van, sprinter, or similar. A small trailer can fit, but must have some back up experience to park here and be able to unhitch car.
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Moose Meadow

2 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents1 acre · Brighton, UT
This is a private driveway in a great location in Big Cottonwood Canyon. The driveway is long and surrounded by aspen, abutting the "old" unused house on my property, so it is private. Although near the main road, the site feels private. You are less than 1 minute walk to Big Cottonwood Creek, and there is hiking out the door in multiple directions, as well as easy biking to Solitude Resort. As a bonus, you are 1/4 mile from Silver Fork Lodge if you get a hankering for a prepared meal. Please note that there are NO DOGS allowed in Big or Little Cottonwood canyons. There is a high fine if so. So this is not an appropriate spot to bring your four-legged friends unfortunately.
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Henefer Valley Overview

4 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Henefer, UT
Welcome to Henfer Valley View! Nestled on a fenced 1-acre lot, Henfer Valley View is the ideal spot for campers seeking a picturesque and convenient overnight stay. Whether you're traveling in a motorhome, travel trailer, or any other type of vehicle, you'll find easy road access to our site. Highlights: - **Stunning 360-Degree Views**: Enjoy breathtaking vistas of the Henfer Valley from every angle. - **Perfect for All Vehicles**: Our lot is accessible to all types of vehicles, including motorhomes and travel trailers. - **Convenient Location**: Located just 2 miles from both exits, Henfer Valley View offers quick and easy access for travelers. Stop by and experience the tranquility and beauty of Henfer Valley View!
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Retro Star Ranch

5 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Huntsville, UT
Retro Star Ranch is big and secluded.  Aside from a few trailers that dot the hills in the distance you are pretty much on your own.  We have 25 acres of land at the end of a private road in a secret hidden valley not far from SLC, Ogden and Eden Utah.  This land is pristine and connected to over 5000 acres of undeveloped open space.   The property is part of a recreational property subdivision.  You might see some fellow campers on quads, occasionally you might hear gunfire,  but you're more likely to see deer, fox, grouse, birds of prey, moose and possibly elk.  Not far from Causey Reservoir and the South Fork of the Ogden River both of which have great water for floating and fishing.    You could easily get here in a sedan when dry but not recommended for sports or low clearance vehicles.  If you have 4x4 that is better, especially if you want to venture to our last campsite or pull a trailer here.   We've pulled a 30' foot trailer but the road is skinny in places and the turns are tight, bumpy from cobbles and ruts and often have puddles.  There is about 2 miles of that climbs over a ridge.  If you're adventurous and a confident driver on dirt roads you will have no problem.  If it's you're first time pulling a trailer or if you have a low clearance then this might not be the spot for you.   However, if you're looking for something peaceful and secluded that is not that far from town, this is it.  We can also accommodate larger groups or multiple vehicles if desired.  Please contact us with any special requests or questions.  The Knoll site is better for trailers and larger groups.  It has a loop through driveway and can accommodate a few trailers.  Please be aware that this is wilderness camping and there are wild animals throughout the woods.  It is best to stay on trail or at the site and be alert for snakes, big cats, moose and deer.
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Monte Cristo Recreation Mecca

1 site · RV, Tent30 acres · Avon, UT
We grew up recreating in this area. Our family still has the annual tradition of snowmobiling from Monte Cristo, stopping for lunch at Hardware Ranch, and continuing on to Bear Lake. The trails are endless in these mountains and the solitude abundant. Our property is smack in the middle between Monte Cristo parking lot and Hardware Ranch. It is the perfect location to set up camp and be ready hit the trails first thing in the morning. Learn more about this land: Private land camping between Hardware Ranch and Monte Cristo with fabulous views and stunning sunsets. This area is a recreation mecca with access to miles and miles of national forest trails less than a mile away! Dirt biking, riding ATVs, horse back riding, and hiking are all very popular and very accessible. You can't beat this location if you love the outdoors, enjoy solitude, and crave backcountry recreation!
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Summers' Valley Ranch

1 site · RV, Tent2 acres · Huntsville, UT
Located near Ogden Valley is a quiet, peaceful, and secluded ridge camp spot overlooking incredible mountain views with many types of wildlife. Causey Reservoir offers year round fishing and is a popular area for kayaking and paddleboarding in the summer as well as hiking. In mid-September kokanee salmon spawn turning an amazing color of red. South Fork River is also popular for fly fishing. Pineview reservior is also a popular destination for boating in the summer.
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Mountain Life Retreat

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Wanship, UT
Ready to get away from it all and relax in a beautiful setting? Come check out our beautiful Winnebago camper located at 8000 ft in a quiet charming mountain neighborhood called Tollgate Canyon. Come enjoy stunning sunrises and sunsets, long mountain walks, and nearby stocked fishing pond to fish in (catch and release). Feel free to bring bikes, side by side and four wheelers to explore the mountain terrain. You will have access to the entire camper including a short queen bed, dining table (folds down to queen bed as well), kitchen with 2 burners, coffee maker, microwave, convection oven, small fridge, bathroom/wet bath, propane fire pit, outdoor grill, dining table. Sheets and towels will be provided. Dedicated parking space in front of camper. Stocked with some family games and cookware. LOCATION! You will enjoy this centrally located camper spot, located on a private lot. 15 min to freeway access. 25 min to major shopping, downtown, mountains, hiking, many reservoirs. Great little get away for small families or couple.
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Looking to immerse yourself in nature while wildlife watching near Bountiful, Utah? Look no further than Hipcamp! With over 390 options specifically tailored to wildlife watching in this area, you're sure to find the perfect campsite for your adventure. Whether you prefer a secluded mountain top getaway like Mountain Top Getaways (118 reviews), a lakeside retreat at Bear Lake Aquatics Base (124 reviews), or a rustic experience at Retro Star Ranch (77 reviews), you'll have plenty of options to choose from. With amenities like trash disposal, toilets, and cooking equipment available, you can focus on enjoying your wildlife adventures. Plus, with activities like whitewater paddling, hiking, and paddling nearby, you'll have endless opportunities to explore the great outdoors. Prices start as low as $10 per night, with an average price of $35 per night. So pack your binoculars and get ready to experience the beauty of wildlife in Bountiful, Utah!

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