Camp Floyd State Park Museum

Events and Camps

PARK EVENTS: (Scroll down for Park Camps)

April 2021

April 9 
Campfire Program  

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Camp Floyd State Park staff invites you to enjoy some smores and come and hear stories of Camp Floyd around the campfire at 6:00 PM behind the commissary. This program will be limited to 26 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

April 24
Artisan’s Day  

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at woodworking? Join us for Camp Floyd State Park’s Artisan Day and learn from the artisans as they demonstrate their skills from 10:00 – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply. Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

May 2021

May 7
Lantern Tours

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Be sure to bring your flashlight so you can learn the history of Camp Floyd behind the flickering light of a lantern with park staff at 8:30 PM as they stroll through the Commissary, the Schoolhouse and the Stagecoach Inn after hours. This program will be limited to 40 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

May (TBA)
Star Party

As you look into the night sky do you wonder what is out in space. Is there life on the planets and stars you are seeing? Join Camp Floyd State park at 9:00 PM at the Camp Floyd Cemetery located just south of Fairfield Utah (Not the Stagecoach Inn)   in partnership with the Utah Valley Astronomy Club as we watch the night sky and celebrate the vastness of space. This program will begin at 9:00 PM. For more information please visit campfloyd.utah.gov, email campfloyd@utah.gov or call (801) 768-8932.

May 29
JOHNSTON’S ARMY ENCAMPMENT

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Johnston’s Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drill with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enators and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent.   Come on out and join us for this family friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family(immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

May 30
JOHNSTON’S ARMY ENCAMPMENT

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Johnston’s Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drill with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enators and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent.   Come on out and join us for this family friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family(immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

May 31
JOHNSTON’S ARMY ENCAMPMENT

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Johnston’s Army Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drill with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enators and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent. Come on out and join us for this family friendly event. The events will be conducted 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days.  Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

June 2021

June 11
Campfire Program

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Camp Floyd State Park staff invites you to enjoy some smores and come and hear stories of Camp Floyd around the campfire at 6:00 PM behind the commissary. This program will be limited to 26 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

July 2021

July 9
Lantern Tours

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Be sure to bring your flashlight so you can learn the history of Camp Floyd behind the flickering light of a lantern with park staff at 9:00 PM as they stroll through the Commissary, the Schoolhouse and the Stagecoach Inn after hours. This program will be limited to 25 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

July (TBA)
Star Party

As you look into the night sky do you wonder what is out in space. Is there life on the planets and stars you are seeing? Join Camp Floyd State park at 9:00 PM at the Camp Floyd Cemetery located just south of Fairfield Utah (Not the Stagecoach Inn)   in partnership with the Utah Valley Astronomy Club as we watch the night sky and celebrate the vastness of space. This program is free to the public and will begin at 9:00 PM. For more information please visit campfloyd.utah.gov, email campfloyd@utah.gov or call (801) 768-8932.

July 23-225
DAY OF THE COWBOY

Bring a chair or picnic blanket and come and join Camp Floyd State Park for a day celebrating the cowboy way of life on the National Day of the Cowboy from  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There will be activities for the kids, food and of course great cowboy poetry and cowboy music. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $10 per person or $25 per family (immediate family only). Wagon rides available for $5 per personFor more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

August 2021

August 14
Military Appreciation Day

Join us August 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM for Utah State Parks Military Appreciation Day as we honor those who have and are still serving. Veterans and active military and their family in the same vehicle receive free admission to Camp Floyd State Park. Stroll through our military displays honoring those who have served. At 2:00 PM as part of this amazing day bring a chair and relax while you listen to the sounds of the Benson Sisters . Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only). Active military and Veterans and their family in the same vehicle are free. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

August (TBA)
Star Party

As you look into the night sky do you wonder what is out in space. Is there life on the planets and stars you are seeing? Join Camp Floyd State park at 9:00 PM at the Camp Floyd Cemetery located just south of Fairfield Utah (Not the Stagecoach Inn)  in partnership with the Utah Valley Astronomy Club and the University of Utah’s South Physics Observatory as we watch the night sky and celebrate the vastness of space. This program will begin at 9:00 PM. For more information please visit campfloyd.utah.gov, email campfloyd@utah.gov or call (801) 768-8932.

August 14
Campfire Program

Have you ever wondered what Camp Floyd looks like at night? Camp Floyd State Park staff invites you to enjoy some smores and come and hear stories of Camp Floyd around the campfire at 6:00 PM behind the commissary. This program will be limited to 26 people and requires reservations.
Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required. 

For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

 

September 2021

September 4
Camp Floyd Days

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting Camp Floyd Days on Labor Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drill with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enators and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent.  Come on out and join us for this family friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply. For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

September 5
Camp Floyd Days

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting Camp Floyd Days on Labor Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drill with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enators and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent.  Come on out and join us for this family friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family (immediate family only) apply.  For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

September 6
Camp Floyd Days

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting Camp Floyd Days on Labor Day Weekend.  The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army.  See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drill with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enators and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947.  Come on out and join us for this family friendly event. The events will be conducted 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Museum entrance fees of $5 per person or $15 per family(immediate family only) apply.  Food will be available to purchase at the event.  For more information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.

September  (TBA)
Star Party

As you look into the night sky do you wonder what is out in space. Is there life on the planets and stars you are seeing? Join Camp Floyd State park at 9:00 PM at the Camp Floyd Cemetery located just south of Fairfield Utah (Not the Stagecoach Inn)  in partnership with the Utah Valley Astronomy Club and the University of Utah’s South Physics Observatory as we watch the night sky and celebrate the vastness of space. This program will begin at 8:00 PM. For more information please visit campfloyd.utah.gov, email campfloyd@utah.gov or call (801) 768-8932.

October 2021

October 2
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during the day light beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flash lights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation, and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

40 spots left 

October 9
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during the day light beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flash lights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation, and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

40 spots left 

October 16
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during the day light beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flash lights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation, and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

40 spots left 

October 23
Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Is Camp Floyd haunted?  The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd.  Because of the popularity of this program, four sessions will be conducted this year with each date limited to 40 participants.  Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.

Participants are encouraged to view the museums at Camp Floyd during the day light beginning at 6 pm, with the event starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own flash lights, recorders, cameras, digital and infrared cameras where park staff will assist participants in the use of their equipment in finding paranormal orbs, mists and sounds.

A brief presentation will be conducted to familiarize participants with paranormal investigating techniques and findings as the investigation starts.  All participants will be invited to present their findings at the conclusion of the investigation, and will have the opportunity of viewing photographs along with other paranormal evidence gathered at this historic site. For information please call (801) 768-8932 or email campfloyd@utah.gov.
To reserve your spot please visit https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

40 spots left 

PARK CAMPS:

HISTORY CAMP for KIDS

Camp Floyd History Camps for kids are a fun-filled educational experience about how soldiers lived at Camp Floyd between 1858 – 1861, and how the Utah War served pre-Civil War objectives. Campers meet costumed interpreters, play 19th century games, drill, march and set up a soldier’s camp, fire an 1860s period firearm, make and take home soldier craft activities. Other activities include conducting a full-scale military exercise; and observing muskets and a cannon fired.

Participants will receive a History Camp t-shirt, replica kepi, replica rifle, canteen, haversack, wooden yo-yo and more. Campers return home each day with furlough papers.  The park may be able to provide carpooling information with others in your area. These programs are for both boys and girls, 8 to 11 years of age.  Each camp is  limited to 26 participants and runs from 9:00 AM to 4 :00 PM Tuesday and  Wednesday. On Thursday the camp is 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM with the reenactment at 2:00 PM for the families.  Reservations and a $140 camp fee are required.

Please provide a lunch each day for your child.

Please provide a letter for your child. We will need YOU, as the parent, to write your child a short letter.  You should bring this to the commissary on the first day of camp.  This letter will be delivered to your child by a Pony Express rider on the second day of the camp.

Camp Floyd State Park is looking for previous camp attendees to help as camp counselors during the camps as volunteers. If you are interested please email campfloyd@utah.gov.

Registrations are open

June 1-3, 2021 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

June 15-17, 2021 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

July 13-15, 2021 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

August 3-5, 2021 camp https://campfloydstatepark.eventbrite.com

SCOUT JOHNSTON’S ARMY ADVENTURE CAMP

Johnston’s Army Adventure Camp is designed for Boy Scouts ages 11 and up and offers an authentic and unique hands-on adventure! Scouts travel back in time to 1858 – 1861 and enter the world of a soldier with Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory. New recruits are processed, mustered into the army and issued uniforms. As a new enlisted private, scouts will shoulder their musket, and march off to a new adventure! Leaving modern possessions behind, the call of bugles and officers’ commands will replace the daily routine of 21st century life. The camp curriculum is based on the history of Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, and is designed to complete the requirements for the American Heritage Merit Badge and the National Historic Trails Award. The camp size is limited to 30 scouts and leaders. Camp fees are $25 per boy/adult (non refundable), which includes all camp material, breakfast, and a Camp Floyd State Park patch. This two-day program includes a stay overnight with sleeping accommodations in period military tents. Scouts will need to provide their own sleeping gear.

Registration will begin January 1, 2021.  Contact the park at 801-768-8932 Choose from the following dates:

April 16-17, 2021 –  (30)
April 30 – May 1, 2021 –  (30)
May 14-15, 2021 –  (30)
September 10-11, 2021 –  (30)
September 24-25, 2021  –  (30)
October 1-2, 2021  –  (30

 Johnston’s Army Adventure Camp Form

CUB SCOUT JOHNSTON’S ARMY ADVENTURE CAMP

Attention Cub Scouts (ages 8-11) come experience  an authentic and unique hands-on adventure! Scouts travel back in time to 1858 – 1861 and enter the world of a soldier with Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory. New recruits are processed, mustered into the army and issued uniforms. As a new enlisted private, scouts will shoulder their musket, and march off to a new adventure! Leaving modern possessions behind, the call of bugles and officers’ commands will replace the daily routine of 21st century life. The camp curriculum is based on the history of Johnston’s Army at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, and is designed to complete Achievement 8:  The Past Is Exciting and Important.  Tour the museum, march and drill like a soldier at Camp Floyd, play with period toys and games, and receive a Camp Floyd patch.  Cost is $7 per person.  The program is three hours beginning at 10:00 AM.  Advance registration is required. Please bring a sack lunch.

Please call (801) 768-8932 for available times.