The Oak Creek Campground is located approximately 4 miles east of the rural community of Oak City, Utah. It is accessible by paved road from Oak City; the roads inside the campground are gravel. The campground is situated in the mouth of Oak Creek Canyon at an elevation of 5400 feet. The predominant vegetation is gambel oak with some maple and cottonwood trees intermixed. This is a lower elevation site with good access. Situated in the bottom of Oak Creek a small stream, Oak Creek, which runs adjacent to the campground and is a popular attraction for fishing and cooling off during the summer months. Deer, bighorn sheep, and turkeys are frequent visitors of the campground.
The campground is divided into 2 loops. The upper loop has 8 single-unit sites, and the lower loop has 5 single-unit sites. Additionally, the lower loop has 4 group units as well as an amphitheater and pavilion. The single units are all first-come, first-served; the group units are available for reservation. Locals refer to the campground as "the resort," and it is used a refuge from the summer heat. Many locals come for day-use activities such as picnicking or fishing, and it is a popular spot for weddings and family reunions around the July 4th and July 24th holidays.
Volunteers would be responsible to ensure camp fees are paid and that the rules governing the use of the site are followed. Additionally, volunteers keep the bathrooms stocked with supplies and cleaned up in-between deep cleaning visits from the District recreation staff. Contacts with the public to highlight recreation opportunities are required. All of the restrooms in the campground are vault toilets. A nominal reimbursement for daily subsistence may be provided.
Camp Hosts have the option to bring in their own trailer/RV for accommodations, or there is an onsite two-room cabin. The cabin has a shower, flush toilet, propane stove, propane refrigerator, and a propane heater. There is no electricity, but there is a septic hookup and water hookup if a trailer is brought in.
A friendly couple who are outgoing, enjoy the outdoors, and interact well with the public is desired. Ensuring the visitors to the campground have an enjoyable visit while being respectful of the facility and their neighbors is the goal.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Host can choose to camp in one of the campsites or use the onsite cabin.