Boy Scout

Dugway, Utah

Overview

Boy Scout Campground is located southwest of Grantsville, Utah, in South Willow Canyon at an elevation of 6,320 feet. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails.

Recreation

The multi-use Stansbury Front Trail and Medina Flat Trail begin across the road from the entrance, offering access to the rugged Deseret Peak Wilderness. Willow Creek offers rainbow and brown trout fishing.

Facilities

This primitive campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 35 people. Picnic tables, a campfire circle and tent pads are provided, as are vault toilets. There is no water system in this campground. Bring all that you will need for your stay.

7 Single Sites - $15.00, capacity - 8 people 

1 Double Site - $31.00, capacity - 16 people

1 Group Site - $50.00, capacity - 35 people

Extra Vehicle fee - $8.00 per vehicle

Natural Features

The remote desert canyon is forested with oak, maple and juniper trees, which offer partial shade. Willow Creek flows through the site.

Nearby Attractions

South Willow Canyon Road is a very scenic drive in the Tooele County, in western Utah, USA. The road is mostly paved but becomes gravel at the National Forest boundary and winds through some very interesting narrows, but any vehicle should be able to make it. 

The road is 7.1 miles long. The last 4 miles are unpaved. It’s noted for its fantastic wildlife. Along the road there are five forest service campgrounds. Snow can usually be found on the upper part of the trail from November to the middle of June. The road is pretty steep and narrow. Although the South Willow Canyon road is paved, it is pitted with chuckholes and is not recommended for trailer use. The road ends at an elevation of 7,470ft (2.276m) above the sea level, at the beginning of the Deseret Peak Trail.

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