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Butterfly Lake Campground
Butterfly Lake Campground
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Butterfly Lake Campground, Utah
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Description: 10,300 ft. elevation. 20 campsites on Butterfly Lake, one of a number of extremely lovely alpine lakes in the area. Trailhead across the road is for the Highline Trail, which crosses the High Uintas Wilderness. There is a stock loading ramp at the trailhead parking lot. Although the campground is sheltered by pines, there are fantastic views of the High Uintas from any clearing. Other activities include hiking,horse riding,fishing, and canoeing. Scenic driving on the byway.

Location: From Kamas go 34.2 miles east on Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (UT-150). Road may stay closed into July, when the snowpack melts.

Address: Kamas Ranger District
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
50 East Center Street PO Box 68
Kamas, UT  84036
Phone: 435-783-4338

Season: July - September

Fee: $16/ night

Reservations: NO
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability
 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports

Services and Facilities
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability  An A for Accessible indicates the service or facility is accessible to people with disabilities
 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Maximum RV length 30 ft. This area stays cold year around, and snow is entirely possible in the summertime, so be prepared!

The Mirror Lake Recreation Fee program requires all parked cars to display a pass, available at the ranger district.
Daily $6
Weekly $12
Annual $45

click here for more information on the Mirror Lake program.

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