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Buckboard Campground - Manti-La Sal National Forest

Address
Monticello, UT 84535
Local
435-587-2041
Website
Official Website

10 single sites, 2 group sites that can accommodate up to 50 people each.

8 single sites and both group sites can be reserved on recreation.gov.  2 single sites are first come, first served.

Aspens and Gambel oaks surround the site, offering partial shade. The campground sits at an elevation of 8,900 feet, and summer temperatures range from 75-85 degrees during the day and 50-60 degrees at night. Mule deer, wild turkeys and black bears frequent the area.

Popular activities include fishing, hiking and off-road vehicle riding. Several trailheads are nearby, including Robertson Pasture Trail and Spring Creek Trail.

The Abajo Loop State Scenic Backway passes by the campground. It leads from the desert floor and red rock canyons to steep mountains over 10,000 feet high, with overlooks and panoramic views. The byway is suitable for passenger vehicles from late spring through fall but is not recommended for large RVs.

Customizable Directions

Basic Directions

From Monticello, drive west on 200 South. Buckboard is 7 miles west of Monticello on Blue Mountain Road (Forest Road 105)