Yankee Meadows Campground is a little known gem that offers outstanding beauty and recreation. The scenery is fantastic at the lake with towering volcanic cliffs of Sydney Peaks rising in the distance. Trout fishing and boating are the most popular activities.
There are several ATV routes around Yankee Meadows, including the Markagunt and the Second Left Hand trails. Trail users are strongly advised to pick up a trail map from any Dixie National Forest Service Office.
There are hiking, biking and horseback riding trails in and around Yankee Meadows – Vermillion Castle, Noah’s Ark, Henderson Hill, and Yankee Meadows Loop.
- 27 campsites with picnic tables, and fire rings
- 2 double sites with picnic tables, and fire rings
- ATV corral for all OHV parking
- Drinking water
- Vault toilets
- No garbage disposal, please pack it out
At a Glance
||First come, first served
- $15 for campsite
- $30 for double site
||Memorial Day - Labor Day
Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Campfires in developed fire pits only
Fireworks are prohibited
Dogs must be on leash
OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground (ATV parking available)
Maximum length of stay: 14 days
||Cedar City, Utah; Brian Head, Utah
34 miles from Cedar City: Take I-15 northbound. Drive 19 miles to Parowan, take Exit 78 into Parowan, then take Highway U-143 south out of Parowan and drive 3 miles, then turn left on First Left Hand Road and drive 6 miles to the campground.