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