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East Marvine Campground

Capacity: 35 People
Elevation: 8,200 Feet (2556.1 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 7
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Status: First Come, First Served

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General Description

East Marvine Campground is located 36 miles east of Meeker at an elevation of 8,200 feet. It offers fishing access to Marvine and East Marvine Creeks, and Marvine, Rainbow and Guthrie Lakes. The nearby Marvine Trailhead accesses the Marvine Trail #1823 and East Marvine Trail #1822, both leading into the Flat Tops Wilderness.

East Marvine Campground has 7 sites. Facilities include tables, fire grates, and toilets. Drinking water and trash service are provided.

Directions from Meeker: Drive east on highway 13 from Meeker for one mile, turning right onto County Road 8. Travel 28 miles on County Road 8, then turn right onto Marvine Creek Road ( County Road 12). Follow this road for six miles to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Memorial Day Weekend through Mid-October (NOTE: Campground may be open beyond these dates with reduced services.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, single unit Call for Current Fee Includes water, trash removal,

Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open 5/21-11/11. Updated: 2004-08-17 06:51:00.0

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping East Marvine Campground
ICON Fishing Marvine and East Marvine Creeks are nearby and Marvine, Rainbow and Guthrie Lakes can be accessed in the Flat Tops Wilderness.
ICON Hiking & Walking The Marvine Trail #1823 and East Marvine Trail #1822 begin near the campground and lead into the Flat Tops Wilderness.
ICON Horseback Riding The Marvine Trail #1823 and East Marvine Trail #1822 begin near the campground and lead into the Flat Tops Wilderness.
ICON Hunting General vicinity

Related Activities
East Marvine Trail - The trail leads up East Marvine Creek, through the the Flat Tops Wilderness to Johnson Lake. Finally, Big Marvine Peak offers a panoramic view of the Flat Tops Wilderness and surrounding area.

Marvine Trail - The Marvine Trail begins at the end of County Road 12. It accesses Marvine Creek and Marvine Lakes providing great opportunity to fish.

Marvine Lakes General Forest Area - The Marvine Lakes general forest area offers access to a number of lakes and trails in the central part of the Flat Tops Wilderness Area of White River National Forest.

Papoose Trail - Papoose Creek Trail leads up Papoose Creek past several short waterfalls, to Papoose Basin. It then climbs onto the Flat Tops Plateau where it intersects the Oyster Lake Trail.


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