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As of 2019, this permit is no longer operated by Scenic Canyons, and this web page will no longer be updated.  Please visit the Forest Service website for up to date information.

Duck Creek Campground

    The largest campground on the Cedar City Ranger District, the Duck Creek Campground is located 28 miles east of Cedar City on SR 14 at an elevation of 8,600 feet. It is normally open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Immediately adjacent to Duck Lake and Duck Creek, both excellent fisheries, the Duck Creek Campground is also one of the hubs of the 408-mile Markagunt All-terrain Vehicle (ATV) Trail System.

Duck Creek Campground has 87 single units, four double units and two triple units, as well as the Ponderosa, Duck Creek, Wagon Train and Roundup group camping areas. Ponderosa and Duck Creek can accommodate up to 150 people each, and Wagon Train and Roundup allow up to 50. The group sites are arranged around four paved loop roads. Each unit includes a table and fire ring.

This campground has a separate ATV parking lot due to the close proximity and popularity of the nearby ATV trail system; however, ATVs are not permitted in the campground.

    $17 for single sites
    $34 for double sites
    $51 for triple sites
    $65 for groups of 1-50 in the group sites
    $115 for groups of 51-100 in Duck Creek or Ponderosa group sites
    $165 for grups of 101-150 in Duck Creek or Ponderosa group sites

Reservations: Reservations are available at the Duck Creek Campground page at

Directions: From Cedar City, Utah, take Utah Highway 14 about 25 miles east to the campground.  See map below.

Amenities: Flush and vault toilets, drinking water, garbage service, an amphitheater and an RV dump station.

Open Dates:  Mid May to the end of September, weather permitting.

Nearby: The Duck Creek Visitor Center, operated by the Forest Service, is located just across the highway from the campground. Full services including food, lodging, groceries, gasoline, and laundry are available at Duck Creek Village, three miles east of the campground.

For more information, visit the Forest Service website.