Fishlake National Forest

Beaver River Campground

Beaver River lies adjacent to State Road #153, a designated Scenic byway. Recreational activities available along the river are camping, fishing, hunting, and hiking. Common vegetation varies from maple, cottonwood, along the river to ponderosa pine, and aspen at the lower elevations to aspen, spruce and fir in the higher areas.

Elevation: 5,900 to 8,500 feet

Season: Access is available throughout the year. State Road #153 is plowed to Puffer Lake during the winter.

Fees: No fee required

Reservations: Reserved camping is not available. Ponderosa Picnic Area can be reserved at the District office (575 South Main , Beaver: telephone number 435-438-1030) for group day use.

Facilities: Little Cottonwood Campground lays adjacent to the river and Mahogany Cove Campground over looks the Beaver River . Ponderosa Picnic Area (day use) and several undeveloped camping and fishing areas are located near the river along State Road #153.

ATV Access ATVs are not legal to drive on State Road #153. At Merchant Valley there is a trailhead that allows access to the Paiute ATV Trail. From the trailhead, riders can ride west into the Jimmy Reed area and on the Face Trail that can take riders down into Beaver City . Riders can go east to the Three Creeks? area where riders can go either north or south.

Beaver Ranger District
575 South Main St.
P.O. Box E
Beaver, UT 84713
(435) 438-2436


Beaver River lies east of Beaver and adjacent to State Road #153. Travel on Beaver?s Main Street to 200 North (State Road # 153) turn to the east and follow the road up Beaver Canyon.