Ledgefork

Kamas, Utah

Overview

Ledgefork Campground is located just above Smith and Morehouse Reservoir on the western edge of the Uinta Mountains in northeastern Utah. The town of Oakley is just 14 miles away. Visitors enjoy fishing, canoeing and exploring the Smith and Morehouse Trail.

Recreation

The reservoir is open to motorized boats, though a wake-less speed is enforced, making it an excellent place for canoeing and kayaking. A boat ramp is located on the northwest shore. Anglers enjoy fishing for stocked rainbow trout and other native fish species.

The 12-mile round-trip Smith and Morehouse Trail is popular with hikers and backpackers. The trail begins in the campground and leads through forests, meadows and a marsh before spurring off to Erickson Basin and Island Lake.

Facilities

The campground contains several single and double sites with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. 

67 single sites - $24.00, capacity - 8 people

6 double sites - $48.00, capacity - 16 people

Day use/picnicking - $9.00

Extra vehicle fee - $9.00 per vehicle

Boat Launch fee - $9.00 (Not Included in campsite fee)

Season Launch Pass - $55.00

Natural Features

The campground is situated within a quarter-mile of the reservoir in a scenic conifer and aspen forest at an elevation of 7,800 feet. Smith and Morehouse Creek runs through the campground. A variety of wildlife makes its home around the reservoir, including moose and deer. Summer temperatures range from 65-75 degrees in the day to 40-50 at night.

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