Camping in the Wasatch: 4 Sites to Experience

Camping in the wasatch

Believe it or not, the Wasatch Range stretches an impressive 160 miles from the Idaho border into central Utah.

Summit Creek resides in its own majestic mountain enclave, yet there’s so much more of the Wasatch to explore. And what better way to experience Utah’s splendor than camping in the Wasatch Mountains?

Pack up your tents and head to any of the following campsites for a weekend immersed in natural wonder.

Wasatch Mountain Campground

Set within the beautiful Heber Valley, the Wasatch Mountain Campground is comprised of a variety of different sites, the most popular being Cottonwood, Mahogany and Oak Hollow.

Ideal for families with young children, each spot has running water and restrooms, as well as countless amenities nearby. Putt around on the award-winning 36-hole golf course, go horseback riding or hike the area’s boundless trails. Here, the opportunities for campers of all ages to explore are endless.

Wasatch Mountain Campground

*Photo courtesy of Campsite Photos

Mount Timpanogos Campground

For a more rustic and challenging camping experience, seek out the Mount Timpanogos Campground.

Enveloped by pine trees and wildflowers come summer, this site offers incredible panoramic views of the Wasatch.

Bring a tent, firewood, food and all of your adventure necessities to venture out into the great outdoors.

The 14-mile round trip hike on the Aspen Grove Trail is a breathtaking way to witness Utah’s beauty. And, if you’re up for it, ascend to the summit of the rugged Mount Timpanogos for an unforgettable experience.

Mount Timpanogos views of Wasatch*Photo courtesy of

Little Deer Creek Campground

Nestled in the Uinta Forest and thick Rocky Mountain foliage, Little Deer Creek Campground is the ideal spot to connect with the earth.

To access the site, you’ll need to traverse a dirt road and head into the woods to find your perfectly primitive campsite.

Each spot has a potable water spigot, picnic table, fire pit and barbeque grill, so bring your best campfire ingredients for a delicious meal after hiking, biking, bird watching and more.

Little Deer Creek Campsite*Photo courtesy of The Dyrt

Your Very Own Backyard at Summit Creek

At Summit Creek, you needn’t travel far for a thoroughly natural experience. In fact, one of the best ways to get the family outdoors is to pitch a tent in your very own backyard.

Bring out all of your coziest blankets and stargaze while roasting s’mores. There’s simply no better way to connect with your loved ones than by retreating to nature. And, luckily, this connection is inherent to our lifestyle at Summit Creek.

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