Venture nine miles down a dirt road outside of Vernon, Utah, and once you arrive at the Vernon Reservoir Campground, you’ll feel like you’ve just stepped off the grid and into a faraway wilderness. Tucked away in the Uinta National Forest, this campground rests on a lush green hillside with views of the reservoir peeking out between the trees. Spend a few days relaxing in this serene escape and enjoy uninterrupted hours of fishing—the most popular activity at Vernon Reservoir.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
10 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Vernon Reservoir Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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April 12th, 2020

This campground is in a beautiful setting, but unless you’re into dirt bikes and OHVs, I wouldn’t recommend it. There are only 12 established campsites, each with deteriorating shelters, picnic tables and fire pits, however dispersed camping appears to be allowed in an unlimited way. When we were there, midweek, there were around 50 RVs parked around the reservoir. What could be a very beautiful and pleasant getaway is being ruined by the lack of oversight in this free, National Forest campground.

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
United States
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39.992° N, 112.386° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 10 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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