Avintaquin Campground is located at the top of Indian Canyon between Price and Duchesne Utah off of highway 191. The campground has been incorporated into the Badlands OHV trail, and the usually quiet campground is expected to see an increase in use. The campground is situated among towering Douglas fir trees at an elevation of 9,000 feet. A variety of wildlife, including mule deer and elk, make a home around Avintaquin.
The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 50 people, with several picnic tables, a campfire ring, grills, utility tables and parking for 10 vehicles. Several single-family sites are available, each equipped with a picnic table, campfire ring and utility table. The Ranger District has recently updated the bathrooms and picnic tables in this campground. This campground does not offer any power, water, or sewer.
The ideal host would be a self-sufficient camper who is familiar with ATV trails, rules and regulations.
Typical duties of a volunteer Campground Host include:
Offering information and explaining regulations.
Answering questions about local attractions, activities, and current roads and fishing conditions.
Providing information on local services such as gas stations, stores, and medical facilities.
Performing minor maintenance on campground facilities.
Doing limited campsite cleaning and keeping the campground litter free.
Referring visitors who need further help to the proper National Forest office.
Reporting any security issues to the proper National Forest officer.
Campground hosts are friendly, cooperative, and like to help others. They enjoy the outdoors and are eager to learn and share knowledge about their forest area. Campground Hosts must be at least 18 years old and supply their own camper, trailer, etc. Many Campground Hosts are retired persons who enjoy spending their summers in the outdoors.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: This campground does not offer any power, water, or sewer.