Description

Though it’s just a hop, skip, and jump from Salt Lake City, Spruces Campground will make you feel far, far away from the bustle of the city. Located among the billowing streams, secret lakes, and rocky peaks of Big Cottonwood Canyon, the campsite offers easy access to excellent hiking, biking, rock climbing, and fishing. The shady spruce and aspens will keep your campsite cool as you get your adventure on. Your friends will definitely be jealous.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
99 sites
Up to 50 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Spruces Campground.

Beach
Desert
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Gina P.
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September 29th, 2020

Great site in the woods about 45 mins from Salt Lake City. Stopped here on a road trip when the first campground we stopped at it was closed for the season.

Tall trees provide some privacy, so even though sites are close together it doesn't feel like it! Camp hosts were super nice and sold us firewood. The bathrooms have flush toilets and are super clean. If you can get a site next to the stream, would recommend, as it's lovely and has a nice soothing bubbling creek sound. Had perfect service here on Verizon, enough to work for several hours via hotspot on my laptop.

Did a lovely hike nearby at Silver Lake. Were tons of other hikes nearby with waterfalls, lakes, etc etc. There is also a cute diner nearby. Definitely recommend this spot!

Nearby Silver LakeNearby Silver LakeSilver lake is a few miles away, lovely walk that leads to longer trailsCute restaurant nearby to get snacks or lunch
Hipcamper Gina P.
recommends this listing.
September 29th, 2020
Hipcamper Elliott A.
recommends this listing.
December 25th, 2017
Hipcamper Ryan O.
recommends this listing.
October 5th, 2017
Hipcamper Char D.
recommends this listing.
July 30th, 2017
Hipcamper Kai R.
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April 6th, 2017
Hipcamper Devin J.
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March 28th, 2017
Park
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
State
Utah
Country
United States
Phone Number
801-999-2103
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
40.641° N, 111.636° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 3 Sites
(Up to 50 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 94 Sites
(Up to 16 people per site)
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Tent / Van: 2 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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