Indian Crossing Campground

Indian Crossing Campground

The Indian Crossing Campground location is in Vernal, Utah
84078. 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 Crossing Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Vernal Field Office
170 South 500 East

Phone number


Campground information Vernal, Utah


This Campground is on a First Come – First Serve Basis, vistors are required to physically be at the campground to purchase and claim a site. You must also occupy the area the day you pay for it, no advance payments. We encourage our visitors to download the app to take advantage of the Scan & Pay Option. There is also an Iron Ranger on site that you can pay with cash or check.

Whether your ideal trip is floating a raft to a remote campsite along the Green River or camping at a developed site, you’ll find it in the high desert valley of Browns Park. Indian Crossing campground is nestled along the the Green River adjacent to the day-use area of the historic John Jarvie Ranch. If you’re a fisherman, you won’t want to miss the blue ribbon fishing along the Green River from the Flaming Gorge Dam down to the Colorado State line.  

Several launch points for floating the Green River are also available. If you’re a fisherman, you won’t want to miss the blue ribbon fishing along the Green River from the Flaming Gorge Dam down to the Colorado State line. 


River Activities — The Green River can fluctuate daily from 830 to 4500 cubic feet per second or higher, depending on the time of year. Life jackets are required on the river.  

Permits are required for commercial float boating only. No permits are required for personal use from the Flaming Gorge Dam to the Dinosaur National Monument at Ladore Canyon in Colorado. 

State of Utah Boating Law requires all boaters to wear life vests. Current streamflow conditions are available on the U.S Geological Survey website. 

Fishing — Fishing is limited to artificial bait only. All fish between 13 and 20 inches must be released. You may keep two fish under 13 inches and one fish over 20 inches. 

Camping/Picnicking — Indian Crossing and Bridge Hollow developed (fee) campgrounds, adjacent to the Jarvie site, offer drinking water, restrooms, picnic tables and fire rings. Day-use facilities at the Jarvie site include picnic tables, fire rings, drinking water and rest rooms. Pets must be on a leash at the site. 

Tours — Call to schedule a guided tour of the Jarvie property.


•BLM Vernal Field Office: 170 S. 500 E. Vernal, Utah 84078 435.781.4400


20 individual campsites and one group campsite include picnic tables, fire rings, parking areas, and toilets. 

Campsites are first-come first-served.   

Nearby Attractions

John Jarvie Historic Ranch  

Experience the 1880s when the west was wild and this historic site was settled by Scotsman John Jarvie. Amenities include flushing toilets, picnic tables, and interpreted historic buildings and artifacts. 

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge 

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge is located along the Green River in northwest Colorado. Situated between the Cold Springs and Diamond Mountains, this remote river valley has long been an oasis to both wildlife and humans seeking shelter from the surrounding harsh, semi-arid environment.

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area 

The Flaming Gorge NRA is located in the northeast corner of Utah and the southwest corner of Wyoming. It is South of I-80, between Green River and Rock Springs, Wyoming and extends into the Uintah Mountains towards Vernal, Utah. The area is a mixture of climate, topography, and recreation opportunities well suited to a variety of summer and winter interests.

Frequently Asked Questions About Vernal Field Office Vernal, UT

How do I make a reservation with Indian Crossing Campground?

To make reservations at Indian Crossing Campground, you can call the office at 435-781-4400.

Where is Indian Crossing Campground located?

The Indian Crossing Campground is located at Vernal Field Office 170 South 500 East in Vernal,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Indian Crossing Campground have tent or RV camping?

Indian Crossing Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 435-781-4400 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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