Surrounded by mountains, the town of Morgan, Utah is located between Ogden and Park City, and is a great place to set up a home base as you head out on an a great family outing! Morgan offers the charm of small-town life as well as the opportunity for adventure in the surrounding landscapes. The town settled back in 1868, built on pioneer dreams, and much of this history can still be seen in the streets today.
The main draw to the town is the huge range of recreational activities that can be enjoyed in the surrounding area including ATV rentals, boating, biking, fishing, skiing and more.
The Great Outdoors
As the name suggests, Riverside Park is located on the riverfront in the heart of the city. As well as being a lovely green space where you can relax with a picnic and watch the water, the park is also home to a number of amenities including a children’s playground, various pavilions, a splash pad, skate park, basketball court, volleyball area, baseball park and a walking trail along the river.
Book a motorhome in Morgan, and plan to visit the relatively new Echo State Park, which is home to Echo Reservoir. Open to vehicles since boating has become a lot more easy here. It is great for an afternoon kayak or morning hike along the sandy shoreline. Although the park is relatively uncrowded the majority of the time, if you visit just before sunset, it is especially peaceful, and you may well have a small beach to yourself. The park also allows motorized boats on certain days and comes with the added benefit of offering amenities such as a boat ramp, restrooms, and a convenience store, making it the perfect place to take your RV rental from Morgan and park for the day.
As your day winds down you will need someplace to park your RV for the night. Located on the outskirts of town is Riverbridge RV Park, that offers full RV and trailer hookups. Water and electric 30 & 50 AMP is available, but the amenities are pretty basic. The perks of staying here are all in its location, which is close to many of the town’s attractions. The park is perfect for a quick stay, away from the busy inner city.
Further out of town is another pretty basic camp, set in Echo State Park. What it lacks in amenities it certainly makes up for in surroundings, with beautiful lake and mountain views. Both of these could be good options for your luxury motorhome rental from Morgan.
Continuing south past the park is Echo Island Ranch, which is a full-service campground resort in the neighboring town of Coalville. The venue provides a huge range of amenities including three swimming pools and two hot tubs, which is surrounded by 40 acres of meadows and land. Popular for fishing, the Weber River runs through the resort, and there is a kid-friendly fishing pond, a perfect place for the kiddos to spend the day.
East Canyon Resort is another good option if you are looking for a RV park that offers range of amenities. The park features pull-through sites, full RV hookups with electric (30 & 50 AMP), water and pool access, and lots of family-friendly activities. The campground is well maintained, but pets are allowed if you are on vacation with a furry friend. There is also WiFi, laundry facilities, an exercise room, game room and a small, but well stocked, store.
Exploring the Town
After picking up your travel trailer rental from Morgan, consider spending at least a few days in town to see the sights and enjoy small-town life.
Morgan is well known as being an adventure hub, with a huge range of activities for your enjoyment. One of the most popular activities is tubing down the river that runs through the center of town. How cool is that! In the winter, park your luxurious Morgan motorhome here and go enjoy skiing in the surrounding mountains.
Golfing enthusiasts, head on over to the greens of Round Valley Golf Course, a privately owned course that is open to the public. Not only can you play a few rounds, but there is also camping facilities on site, as well as a bar and lounge for you to unwind after an intense 18 holes.
As well as being an adventure based town, Morgan also has a great dining scene, offering a huge range of cuisines. With grills, drive-ins, cafes and burger joints, there is an option to satisfy even the fussiest eater.
There are also many shopping outlets, whether you are looking to just stock up on supplies for your onward journey or are looking for gifts and apparel. You could easily spend a few hours wandering the streets and popping into a range of shops.
Should you be looking for a tranquil Utah setting for your outdoor adventure, consider a camper rental in Morgan. Head out for a hike, walk through town, and take in the wonderful landscape. Rent an RV in Morgan, UT and head out to explore the Beehive State!