Settlement Canyon

Location: Approximately one mile inside Settlement Canyon and three miles from downtown Tooele City. RV accessible.
Elevation and season: 5,500 ft. April 1 to Oct. 31 (weather permitting)
Facilities: One group campsite (100 person capacity) with amphitheater and vault toilets. No water. Volleyball pit. Also eight individual campsites with tables and fire rings. Twelve RV sites with full hookups (electricity, water and sewer). Pavilion, restrooms, playground, Legion park.
Reservations: Call (435) 843-4020 Jan. 1 through March 31. or (435) 882-9041 April 1 through October 31.
Availability: Check-in and check-out is 10 a.m. Access is closed from dusk to 8 a.m. Maximum stay seven days.
Fee: Group campsite $100 per day; RV sites $15 per day; campsites $5 per day.
Restrictions: No ATV’s allowed. Dogs must be leashed in camp and picnic areas. Fires in rings only and bring own firewood.
How to get there: From Tooele City Hall, proceed south on Main Street (SR-36) for 2.2 miles to Settlement Canyon Road. Turn left and continue one-half mile to entrance gate. Stop and see gate attendant before proceeding. Campground is less than one mile after entrance gate.
Contact: Tooele County Corporation, (435) 843-4020.

Vernon Reservoir Campground

Location: Approximately six miles southeast of Vernon and nearby the Sheeprock Mountains. Light, non-motorized boating is permitted on reservoir, which is stocked with trout.
Elevation and season: 6,500 ft. Late April through November (weather permitting)
Facilities: Ten campsites with tables and vault toilets. No water or garbage service. Trash must be packed out.
Reservations: None. First come, first serve basis.
Availability: All sites are free.
Restrictions: Check for signage at campground.
How to get there: From Tooele City proceed south on SR-36 for 30 miles to Vernon. At Vernon the state highway turns left and heads east. Continue approximately one mile and turn right onto Forest Service Road 005. Proceed south for six miles on gravel road to campground.
Contact: Spanish Fork Ranger District at (801) 798-3571.

Simpson Springs Campground

Location: About 60 miles southwest of Tooele City next to the famous Simpson Springs Pony Express Station.
Elevation and season: 5,100 ft. Open all year.
Facilities: 14 campsites with tables and fire rings. Vault toilets, but no water, hookups or garbage service. Trash must be packed out.
Reservations: None. First come, first serve basis.
Availability: Check in 2 p.m.; check out 1 p.m. No access 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Maximum stay seven days. Fee: $5 per day.
Restrictions: Horses are not allowed inside the campground.
How to get there: From Tooele City head south on SR-36 for 24 miles to Faust. Follow signs and turn right onto to Backcountry Byway, which is also the original Pony Express Trail. Road is asphalt for five miles and then becomes gravel. Proceed over Lookout Pass. Total distance from Faust to Simpson Springs is approximately 30 miles.
Contact: Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake Field Office. (801) 977-4300.

Clover Springs Campground

Location: About 23 miles southwest of Tooele City off of SR-199 on Johnson’s Pass.
Elevation and season: 6,000 ft. April through October (weather permitting)
Facilities: 11 campsites with tables, fire rings, horse feeding stations and a feeding trough. Vault toilets, but no water or garbage service. Trash must be packed out.
Reservations: None. First come, first serve basis.
Availability: Fee: $6 per day.
Restrictions: None
How to get there: From Tooele City, proceed south on SR-36 for 16 miles to junction with SR-199. Turn right and proceed eight miles. Campground is on the left.
Contact: Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake Field Office. (801) 977-4300.
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