Indian Creek Guard Station

Indian Creek Guard Station

The Indian Creek Guard Station location is in Ferron, Utah
84523. 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 Indian Creek Guard Station facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

115 West Canyon Road, P.O. Box 310


Phone number


Campground information Ferron, Utah


Indian Creek Guard Station is located next to Ferron Reservoir, just below the Wasatch Plateau on the Manti-La Sal National Forest in central Utah. The cabin was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and was used by generations of forest rangers serving in the back country.

Guests enjoy year-round recreational activities, including fishing, hiking, off-roading, snowmobiling and skiing.


Ferron Reservoir is adjacent, providing canoeing, boating (small craft only) and fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout. Skyline Drive passes above the campground on top of the plateau.

The expansive Arapeen ATV Trail System can be accessed close by, and offers more than 350 miles of designated, maintained trails suitable for all riding levels.

In the winter, the surrounding area becomes a playground for snowmobile enthusiasts. Cross-country skiing, back country skiing and snowshoeing are also popular activities.


The guard station complex can accommodate a maximum of 10 people, with six inside and four camped in tents outside of the facility. RVs are not allowed. The guard station contains single bunks with mattresses for four people. Guests must bring their own linens, bedding and pillows.

The kitchen is equipped with a table and chairs, sink, wood stove, propane lighting and propane appliances, including a stove and oven and hot water heater. Limited utensils and cookware are available but guests are encouraged to bring their own supplies and matches.

Drinking water and an indoor flush toilet and shower are available from July through mid-September. A vault toilet is available 50 feet from the cabin during the winter months.

Natural Features

The guard station is situated facing Ferron Reservoir and the front porch offers partial lake views through the trees. Stands of Englemann spruce, fir and aspens cover the area.

Skyline Drive runs along the top of the Wasatch Plateau for more than 60 miles, rewarding visitors with beautiful mountain scenery, glacial cirques, spruce-fir and aspen forests, numerous lakes and reservoirs. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are plentiful, and autumn leaves put on quite a show.

Due to the guard station’s high elevation of 9,400 feet, guests should be prepared for all types of weather including snow or hail, especially after September.

Nearby Attractions

Ferron Campground is located less than a half-mile away from the guard station. Rush Pond and Willow Lake are a short drive east, both with additional fishing and scenic views.

Frequently Asked Questions About 115 West Canyon Road, P.O. Box 310 Ferron, UT

How do I make a reservation with Indian Creek Guard Station?

To make reservations at Indian Creek Guard Station, you can call the office at 435-384-2372.

Where is Indian Creek Guard Station located?

The Indian Creek Guard Station is located at 115 West Canyon Road, P.O. Box 310 in Ferron,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Indian Creek Guard Station have tent or RV camping?

Indian Creek Guard Station offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 435-384-2372 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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