Gooseberry Admin Site Cabins

Salina, Utah

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Overview

Gooseberry Administrative Site Cabins are located just 18 miles from Salina, Utah. These historic structures were used as Forest Service summer headquarters from 1907 to 1960. Today, the site is used for family reunions, group events, scout and church groups and youth camps.

Recreation

Popular activities in the area include off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding and wildlife watching. The Great Western Trail runs nearby; two trailheads can be easily accessed near the site.

Facilities

This unique facility contains three bunk cabins, one with propane heating, a recreation hall, kitchen and bathhouse. The rec hall has a fireplace, tables and chairs. The kitchen is equipped with a large propane cooking range and oven, three small propane refrigerators, three sinks, a prep and serving area, hot water and two outdoor grills. The bathhouse has flush toilets, sinks and hot showers.

Fifty single beds with mattresses are provided. Guests must bring their own linens or bedding, as well as dishes, utensils and cookware. A propane generator is available for electricity and lights for a couple of hours in the morning and evening. Several picnic tables and a campfire ring are located outside.

Guests are required to keep the facility clean during their stay. Maid service is not available. A volunteer host is on-site. Check-out time is by 11 a.m. and check-in time is after 2 p.m.

Natural Features

Gooseberry is situated in the Gooseberry drainage south of Interstate 70 in central Utah at an approximate elevation of 8,000 feet. Dense stands of aspens forest the area, offering shade and beautiful autumn color.

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