Indian Creek Falls Group Site

Monticello, Utah

Overview

The Indian Creek Falls Group Site is ideal for groups wishing to recreate in the Indian Creek Corridor or to be close to Canyonlands National Park. The site is situated in a small bowl just above the terrace of Indian Creek. Except for three Bureau of Land Management developed recreational facilities and the Dugout Ranch, the Indian Creek Corridor is generally primitive and undeveloped. The Indian Creek area is a popular filming area because of its classical western look. Both commercial advertisements and major motion pictures have been filmed in the area.

Recreation

The Indian Creek Corridor has gained international recognition for its extraordinary natural beauty and numerous recreational opportunities. Spectacular landscapes along with rich archeological resources provide visitors with an abundance of recreational opportunities. These opportunities include: hiking, biking, cultural resource viewing, camping, off-highway vehicle (OHV) use, rock climbing, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, sightseeing and scenic photography. These features attract visitors from around the world, who recreate both privately and by hiring commercial outfitters.

Facilities

The group site is located near Indian Creek Falls and features tent/trailer space, picnic tables, a fire ring, and a vault toilet. The site can hold approximately 10 vehicles, with a vehicle and trailer counting as two vehicles. There is no water.

Natural Features

Indian Creek consists of a broad, gently rolling valley bracketed by the sandstone cliffs of Harts Point to the northeast and Bridger Jack Mesa to the southwest. The valley is bisected by both the major thoroughfare of Highway 211 and Indian Creek itself. From Highway 211 interior of the valley is a classic western landscape with panoramic vistas, towering sandstone cliffs and spires, and rolling grasslands.

Nearby Attractions

Indian Creek Falls is close to the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park and Bears Ears National Moument (Indian Creek Unit).

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