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Lower Bowns

6 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Lower Bowns Campground is located on the east side of Boulder Mountain on the shore of Lower Bowns Reservoir at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing and exploring local trails.

Recreation

Popular activities in the area include hiking, biking, hunting and…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

6 Reviews of Lower Bowns

Ratings Breakdown

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Bentz E.
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2021

Awesome place to camp near Capitol Reef

Awesome place to camp when you can't get a spot at Capitol Reef. It's only a 15 minute drive away from a great hike to a waterfall and you can swing over to Capitol Reef in about 40 minutes.

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Reviewed May. 3, 2021

Nobody around

Take the gravel road off rt12 that leads you down to the lake. There’s dispersed camping all the way down to the reservoir- just look for signs to make sure you’re not on private property. There’s a big clearing to your right about 3/4mi down the road. Lots of trees to hammock and I had no…

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M
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2020

Nice Spot if You Plan to Stay Awhile

This is a beautiful spot, but definitely not ideal for someone looking to stop for a night between destinations. It is pretty far off the beaten path, down a rough gravel road. There are also several free dispersed camping sites nearby, and other campsites closer to the road. The actual sites are…

Location

Lower Bowns is located in Utah

Directions

From Torrey, Utah, take Highway 24 approximately one mile east to the junction with Highway 12. Turn right and travel 16 miles to Forest Road 186. Take FR 186 5 miles to the campground.

Coordinates

38.10637284 N
111.27683618 W

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