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Albion Basin

7 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest


Albion Basin Campground, just 15 miles from Sandy, Utah, is set among shady white pines and aspens in its beautiful namesake basin in Little Cottonwood Canyon at an elevation of 9,500 feet.


Hiking and mountain biking are very popular activities. Hikers enjoy the path to…

Fee Info

The maximum number of vehicles allowed on a site is 2 on a single with 1 included in the site fee, 4 on a double with 2 included in the site fee, and 6 on a triple with 3 included in the site fee.
Extra Vehicle Fee: $10.00/car per day.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)


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  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Fires


7 Reviews of Albion Basin

Ratings Breakdown

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Alan B.
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2019

Ranger Review: Mountain House Breakfast Skillet @ Albion Basin CG

Campground Review:

An absolutely amazing campground that sits at the very top of Little Cottonwood Canyon near Salt Lake City.  It is surrounded by snow even into August, and soaring peaks, along with gorgeous alpine lakes!  Given its close proximity to SLC however, don't plan on walking up to…

  • View of campsite 4 looking east from our car
  • Another view of campsite 4 from the campground road
  • View of our campsite and hammock as you're walking back from the bathroom and spigot
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SiteSite 4
Month of VisitAugust
Jason H.
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2018

Wonderful Alpine Camping

This is primitive. Not much going on at this site except a place to pitch a tent. I am used to camping at a lake or river, as I like to do a lot of fishing. There is none of that here. This is a high alpine meadow, and it is gorgeous! You cannot get enough of the fresh air, flowers, views, etc. I…

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Month of VisitAugust
Katie A.
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2018

Beautiful Area

Wonderful during wildflower season. Little to no privacy. Seems family friendly.


Albion Basin is located in Utah

Detail location of campground


From I-215, take the 6200 South exit and travel a mile east to Wasatch Blvd. Take Wasatch Blvd 3 miles south to the junction with Little Cottonwood Canyon/Highway 210. Take a left at the junction and travel up Little Cottonwood Canyon 10.2 miles to the campground. The last 2.4 miles are on a maintained gravel road which has an information booth operated in partnership with the Ski Area; the hosts will direct you up the road to the campground.


40.57638872 N
111.61111182 W

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