Albion Basin

Albion Basin

The Albion Basin location is in Alta, Utah
84092. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Albion Basin facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Albion Basin Rd


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Campground information Alta, Utah


Albion Basin Campground, just 15 miles from Sandy, Utah, is set among shady white pines and aspens in its beautiful namesake basin in Little Cottonwood Canyon at an elevation of 9,500 feet.


Hiking and mountain biking are very popular activities. Hikers enjoy the path to Cecret Lake, which begins at the campground, as well as the Catherine Pass/Sunset Peak Trail just down the road.

Mountain bikers often ride the Albion Basin Road and the trail to Germania Pass. Other trails include the Albion Meadows Trail and Cardiff Pass/Twin Lake Pass.


The campground contains 24 “reservation” sites (22 single sites, one double and one triple site) . All come with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets are provided. Roads and parking spurs are dirt. We no longer have “first come, first served” sites.

Natural Features

Albion Basin is renowned for its vivid summer wildflowers. The basin hosts the Wasatch Wildflower Festival annually in late July or early August, complete with guided nature walks.

Moose and deer frequent the basin and mountain goats can often be seen on the precipitous face of Devils Castle, just south of the campground. A small stream runs through the basin.

Nearby Attractions

Little Cottonwood Canyon is a beautiful area known for its soaring peaks, unique geology, pristine hidden lakes and cascading streams. Numerous additional hiking and mountain biking trails are found throughout the canyon. Rock climbing and fly-fishing are popular activities as well.

Snowbird Resort is just a few miles down-canyon, offering scenic tram rides, hiking, mountain biking, restaurants, groceries, an Alpine Slide, zip line rides, concerts and various festivals.

Frequently Asked Questions About Albion Basin Rd Alta, UT

How do I make a reservation with Albion Basin?

To make reservations at Albion Basin, you can call the office at 801-999-2103.

The maximum number of vehicles allowed on a site is 2 on a single with 1 included in the site fee, 4 on a double with 2 included in the site fee, and 6 on a triple with 3 included in the site fee.
Extra Vehicle Fee: $10.00/car per day.

Where is Albion Basin located?

The Albion Basin is located at Albion Basin Rd in Alta,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Albion Basin have tent or RV camping?

Albion Basin offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 801-999-2103 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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