Lower Little Bear

Manti-La Sal National Forest



Lower Little Bear Campground is located along the Huntington Canyon National Scenic Byway in Utah. With activities like fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and more, this campground is perfect for those looking for a tranquil outdoor experience. There are double and group sites available, with amenities such as picnic tables, grills, and fire rings with benches. Additionally, there is abundant wildlife and stunning scenery like lakes and wildflowers.


Lower Little Bear Campground is a campsite nestled in a shaded area adjacent to Huntington Creek. This campground is located along the Huntington Canyon National Scenic Byway on Utah Highway 31. Many recreational activities are available, including hiking, biking and fishing. This campground is sought after by campers looking for solitude outside of a typical campground setting. 

This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you can pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the mobile app. Download the free mobile app on Android or iOS prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.


Popular activities include fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, and scenic driving. The six-mile Left Fork of the Huntington National Recreation Trail, for hiking and horses, is nearby, as is the 10-mile Fish Creek trail, for hiking, biking and horses.  

  • Huntington Pipeline Trail: 3.5 Miles
  • Left Fork of Huntington National Recreational Trail: 6 Miles
  • Tie Fork/Wild Cattle/Pole Canyon Trails: 7+ Miles
  • Horse Canyon Trails: 8+ Miles


Lower Little Bear provides a double site that can accommodate 12 people and a group site that can accommodate 40 people. At this campground you will find graveled parking spur, picnic tables, Dutch oven stands, serving tables, pedestal grills and fire ring with benches. This campground does not have water on site but potable water can be located at Stuart Guard Station 7 miles away. There is also no restroom on site but a restroom can be accessed 1/3 mile north of Lower Little Bear Campground. 

Natural Features

The canyon area has numerous lakes and streams, vibrant summer wildflowers, colorful fall foliage, and abundant wildlife.  


This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (435) 384-2372.
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