Perception Park

Huntsville, Utah

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Overview

Perception Park is located on the banks of the South Fork Ogden River at an elevation of 5,200 feet. Huntsville, Utah, is just over 7 miles away. Campers love the park for its shade and great river access. Tubing and fishing are very popular activities.

Recreation

Fishing and tubing are popular activities on the river at this family-friendly and fully accessible site. A paved nature trail runs alongside the river. Playgrounds, volleyball courts and horseshoe pits are on-site.

Facilities

The campground contains three group sites that can accommodate up to 50 people each. Most sites are equipped with picnic shelters, tables, campfire circles, grills and cement site pads.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.  

9 Single Sites- $23.00, Capacity -8 

6 Double Sites - $46.00, Capacity -16

1 Triple Site - $70.00, Capacity -24

Day Use - $9.00

Walk-In Visitors - $7.00/person

3 Group Sites - $235.00, Capacity -50

Picnic sites - $12.00

Extra vehicle fee - $8.00

Natural Features

This scenic campground is situated among shady cottonwoods and willow. Moose and deer wander through the campground on occasion. The South Fork runs alongside the campground.

Nearby Attractions

Beautiful Ogden Valley has numerous boating, fishing, hiking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding and scenic driving opportunities. Pineview Reservoir is a short drive from the campground with boating, fishing and swimming.

Causey Reservoir is close by, offering great canoeing and fishing, as well as hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.

Highway 39 continues on to Monte Cristo Summit with sweeping mountain views. Off-road vehicle and hiking trails are also abundant in the area.

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