East Canyon

Mormon Flat and Large Spring

brochure East Canyon - Mormon Flat and Large Spring
Mormon Flat and Large Spring Explore the beauty and history of East Canyon from Mormon Flat or Large Spring campgrounds. Located along the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, these group areas are peaceful base camps for your discovery of routes traveled by Mormon pioneers and the ill-fated Donner-Reed party. Beginning in Henefer, Mormon Pioneer Trail travels through Morgan County, passing below East Canyon Reservoir to Emigration Canyon. Walk in pioneer footprints along four miles of preserved historic trail. From Mormon Flat Campground, the trail climbs four miles to the top of Big Mountain located on Highway 65. To access the Mormon Flat Corridor. travel along State Road Highway 65 and turn onto Jeremy Ranch Road at mile marker 14. Follow the road three miles to Large Spring and Mormon Flat campgrounds. which are located on the west side of the road. Though Jeremy Ranch Road is a compacted dirt road accessible during winter. it is not recommended for two-wheel drive vehicles. Mormon Flat and Large Spring campgrounds are avaiiable by reservation only. Water is not available on site. Vault restrooms are open April through November. For reservations. call 800-322-3770 or 801-829-6866 during the off-season.

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