From Duchesne, Utah: Take Highway 87 north to Mountain Home, then travel on Uinta and Ouray Indian Reservation Road to Forest Road 131 to Forest Road 119. FR 119 is rough and rocky in places.
BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING
YELL,ASHLEY NF – FS
Yellowstone Group Campground lies along its pretty namesake river on the southern slope of the Uinta Mountains, about 40 miles from Duchesne, Utah. Visitors come to the area to enjoy its extensive off-road trail system and great fishing opportunities.
The Yellowstone River offers fishing for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout.
The Yellowstone ATV Trail System is conveniently close, with over 50 miles of trail on the Petty Mountain and Dry Gulch Loops. Hiking and biking are also allowed on these trails.
The campground contains one group site with picnic tables and campfire rings. Forty people, four vehicles and four camp trailers/RV units can be accommodated. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel. Several first come, first served single sites are available as well.
The campground sits on the banks of the Yellowstone River at an elevation of 7700 feet. A forest of aspen, maple and Ponderosa pine covers the area. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.
Yellowstone Canyon offers beautiful mountain scenery, additional first come, first served campgrounds, a small reservoir and trailheads with access to the High Uintas Wilderness.
Hiking, backpacking and horseback riding are popular in the wilderness area and numerous sparkling lakes provide great backcountry fishing opportunities.