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Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park Visitor Center
Copyright: - Utah State Parks & Recreation
Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park Visitor Center
Description - This State Park lies near the community of Fairfield in northcentral Utah. It preserves the site of a United States military post, which operated from 1858 through 1861. Approximately 3,500 troops were housed on this site in order to suppress a Mormon rebellion. The only evidence of this occupation remains in a cemetery and commissary building. Also within this state park is the Stagecoach Inn, which was used in the mid-Nineteenth Century as a stop on the Overland Trail and the Pony Express Route. The Stagecoach Inn is restored and furnished to mid-century and open to the public.

Attractions - This park contains historic and cultural exhibits in two mid-Nineteenth Century structures, the Stagecoach Inn and Camp Floyd Commissary. A small picnic facility lies beside the Stagecoach Inn. The Camp Floyd Cemetery is also maintained by the Utah State Parks commission and lies within a mile of the inn and commissary.

Recreation - Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park is a heritage site and provides opportunities for historical interpretation and picnicking.

Climate - Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park lies at an elevation of 4,900 feet in central Utah. This low elevation allows for hot summers and mild winters. The region is arid with much of it's precipitation occurring as summer thunderstorms or winter snowfall.

Location - This park is located 25 miles southwest of Lehi on Utah State Road 73. It lies within the community of Fairfield on the western side of Lake Utah.


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Contact Information:
Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park, P.O. Box 446 , Riverton, UT, 84065-0446, Phone: 801-768-8932

Additional Information:
Great Salt Lake Country - This region of Utah is best known for the excellent skiing terrain in the Wasatch Mountains east of Salt Lake City.
Utah State Parks - The Utah State Parks system is comprised of 46 properties throughout the state. The properties consist of heritage, recreation and scenic sites that vary in size and amenities.

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Utah State Parks & Recreation - This site is a comprehensive listing of the state parks including maps and contact information.

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