Diamond

Spanish Fork, Utah

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Overview

Diamond Campground is located among shady cottonwoods and willow at an elevation of 5,200 feet. The family sites are located just 15 miles from Spanish Fork and the group sites are 2-3 miles further. Visitors enjoy exploring local trails and relaxing along the stream.

Recreation

The stream and creek offer fishing for brown and cutthroat trout. An interpretive nature trail winds through the campground along the stream. Hiking, biking and off-road vehicle trails are abundant in the area.

Facilities

This large campground offers group sites, single and double-family sites and walk-to tent sites. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Picnic tables, fire rings, utility tables and cement site pads are provided at each site; some sites on less-shady Loop B have picnic shelters.

Group sites have picnic shelters, tables, campfire rings, grills, water spigots and large parking areas. Sites 1A and B are about 2 miles beyond the family campground and sites 3-6 are a mile beyond that. 

38 single sites - $24.00, capacity - 8 people

22 double sites - $48.00, capacity - 16 people

2 group sites (1A & 1B) - $65.00, capacity - 25 people

1 group site walkin only (#2) - $145.00, capacity - 75 people

3 group sites (#4, #5, & #6) - $145.00, capacity - 75 people

1 group site (#3) - $255.00, capacity - 125 people

Day Use in a campground site -$9.00

Extra Vehicle fee -$9.00 per vehicle

Natural Features

Diamond Fork Stream and Wanrhodes Creek run through the site. Loop A has nice cover from cottonwoods and is more shady; Loop B is more open with few trees but plentiful grasses and sagebrush.

Nearby Attractions

Diamond Fork Canyon has an array of things to do and see. Red Ledges Picnic Area is located less than a mile from the campground, with beautiful red rock formations like Diamond Fork Arch.

Fifth Water Hot Springs is a popular attraction. A 2.5-mile trail rewards hikers with scenic views and several hot springs pools of varying temperatures.

Monks Hollow Trail for hiking, biking and off-road vehicle riding, begins 5 miles from the campground.

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Adventures Nearby

  • Hike to Diamond Fork (Fifth Water) Hot Springs

    When you hike out to Diamond Fork aka Fifth Water hot springs, get ready for an amazing experience! The lower fall is visible from the main pool. If you want to continue to go further up the creek, you will run into the second fall, which is the m...

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  • Rappel the Red Ledges

    This is a sweet spot to go rappelling near Spanish Fork, UT.  It's located at the Red Ledges in Diamond Fork Canyon.  There is a picnic area, grill and restrooms near the base. The unique formations are beautiful to hike around and fun to rappel d...

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  • Visit the Flooded Thistle Ghost Town

    Thistle, Utah was a small community located in Spanish Fork Canyon, founded in 1883. It flourished for a time as a ranching community and eventually became a major stop on the rail line that ran through it. This all changed in 1983 when a massive ...