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Skull Creek

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About This Campground

Ashley National Forest

Skull Creek Campground is located about 35 miles north of Vernal, Utah near Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Visitors enjoy hiking and biking on local trails and boating, fishing and swimming on the reservoir. Recreation Red Canyon and Greens Lake are nearby. Canoeing and fishing for rainbow and brook…

Fee Info

$12/night for single unit. The single site fee covers the cost of 1 vehicle. Each single site's maximum capacity is 2 vehicles. There will be an extra vehicle fee for the second vehicle collected on site. 2 vehicles = 1 sleeping unit (trailer, pop-up, pickup camper, RV, etc) + 1 passenger vehicle…

Reservation Info

This campground does have some first come first serve sites. Reservations for reserved sites must be made at least 4 days in advance. This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) This campground does have a few first come, first…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Toilets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 80 ft.

Reviews

4 Reviews of Skull Creek

Ratings Breakdown

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Ally G.
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2021

Shady and spacious sites

We reserved two spots ahead of time for a family trip. When we arrived, the sites were not marked as reserved and someone was in one of our spots. The guy was less than friendly and we had to contact the host about it. They made it right and made sure we got two sites. The sites were shady and…

Site12/13
Month of VisitJuly
Greg L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2021

Shady but tight

Nice shady FS campground, but road in is a narrow one lane (it does has loop turnaround at end) so large RVs and TTs recon first. CG gets some hwy noise. Vault toilets, trash dumpster but water system is not functioning. Cell signal is good.

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Month of VisitJuly
EThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2020

Beautiful area

Not quite as busy as the neighboring campgrounds and we were able to get a walk in site. Loved having the shade from the trees.

Location

Skull Creek is located in Utah

Directions

Located off Highway 44, just west of the junction of Highways 44 and 191 in the Flaming Gorge area, about 35 miles north of Vernal, Utah. Parking: This campground has paved roads and parking spurs.

Coordinates

40.86272627 N
109.52702218 W

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About This Campground

Skull Creek Campground is located about 35 miles north of Vernal, Utah near Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Visitors enjoy hiking and biking on local trails and boating, fishing and swimming on the reservoir. Recreation Red Canyon and Greens Lake are nearby. Canoeing and fishing for rainbow and brook trout are popular activities at Greens Lake. The Red Canyon Rim Trail is a great place for hiking, biking and wildlife watching. The Red Canyon Visitor Center offers interpretive displays and area information. Red Canyon Lodge is situated on the shore of Greens Lake. Canoe and bike rentals, horseback riding, a restaurant and gift shop are available. Facilities The campground contains 17 single-family sites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets are provided. There is no drinking water available. Natural Features Skull Creek lies in a hillside forested with ponderosa pines and aspens near Flaming Gorge Reservoir at an elevation of 7,400 feet. The campground is partially shaded. Summer wildflowers dot the landscape. Nearby Attractions Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is known not only for its beautiful red cliffs, but also for its world-class fishing for lake, brown and rainbow trout. Boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the reservoir. Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam itself; The adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits. The Green River below the dam provides spectacular rafting opportunities. A trip down the river offers unique geology, outlaw history and Native American rock art. ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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