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Simpsons Springs Campground

About 60 miles southwest of Tooele City next to the famous Simpson Springs Pony Express Station.

5,100 FT.
Open all year.

Location

From Tooele City head south on SR-36 for 24 miles to Faust. Follow signs and turn right onto to Backcountry Byway, which is also the original Pony Express Trail. Road is asphalt for five miles and then becomes gravel. Proceed over Lookout Pass. Total distance from Faust to Simpson Springs is approximately 30 miles.

Facilities

14 campsites with tables and fire rings. Vault toilets, but no water, hookups or garbage service. Trash must be packed out.

Pricing & Reservations

Check in 2 p.m. check out 1 p.m. No access 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Maximum stay seven days. Fee: $5 per day. No reservations. First come, first server basis.

Things to Know

Horses are not allowed inside the campground.

DIRECTIONS: From Tooele City head south on SR-36 for 24 miles to Faust. Follow signs and turn right onto to Backcountry Byway, which is also the original Pony Express Trail. Road is asphalt for five miles and then becomes gravel. Proceed over Lookout Pass. Total distance from Faust to Simpson Springs is approximately 30 miles.