Springville, Utah Campgrounds

Springville, Utah Campgrounds
Springville, Utah is on Interstate 15 just below Provo and between Utah Lake and the Uinta National Forest. Water activities abound on the lake and there are many outdoor activities in the national forest. Trails go through the mountains of the national forests, and there are scenic drives as well, though you may be on a dirt road. This area is a good place to experience all the natural world that is Utah.

Balsam Campground

Balsam Campground is one of three small campgrounds on the road leading from Springville into the Uinta National Forest. The others are Kolob and Sulphur campgrounds operated by the National Forest Service and they are very similar. The three sites are within five miles of each other.

Balsam has 24 campsites and two group sites, one for 30 people and one for up to 100 people. There are no hookups, but you can park your RV there, as well as camp in a tent. Water is available.

Fishing and swimming are available in Hobble Creek, which goes by the campground. There are numerous trails in the area, including a spur of the Great Western Trail. Trails are for hiking or horseback riding, no ATVs are allowed.

Reservations can be made, or you may get a first-come, first-served site.

Balsam Campground, Utah

Uinta National Forest

44 West 400 North

Spanish Fork, UT 84660



East Bay RV Park

East Bay RV Park is in a great location, just off Interstate 15 and on Provo Bay of the Utah Lake. It is between Provo and Springville and close to the entrance to the Uinta National Forest.

The park is open year-round, has paved roads and pads for RVs, and grassy areas for each site. This park has 155 sites and can handle rigs up to 60 feet long. There are full hookups--water, sewer and electric--with up to 50 amp connections. Cable TV and phone hookups are available, and there is free Wi-Fi. Small pets are welcome.

The campground has a private trout pond, swimming pool, golf chip and putt facility, heated pool and public use rooms. There are restrooms, a bathhouse and laundry. There is also a small convenience store.

East Bay RV Park & Campground

1750 W. 1600 N.

Springville, UT 84663



Utah Lake State Park

The Utah Lake is the state's largest freshwater lake, and not far from the Great Salt Lake. The lake provides fishing of channel catfish, walleye, white bass and black bass. Water sports are also popular, whether it be sailing, canoeing or in a motor boat or jet ski. Boats are available for rent. In winter, skiing and snowmobiles are available.

The campground at the lake has lakefront campsites for RV or tent camping. Electric and water hookups are available. Reservations are allowed. Showers are available, as well as restrooms and laundry facilities.

The campground has a visitors center and museum. Food service is available.

Utah Lake State Park

4400 W. Center St.

Provo, UT 84601-9715



Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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