13 campsites with picnic tables, fire rings/grills, bear proof storage box
3 group sites with picnic tables, fire rings/grills, bear proof stroage box
Day use area
Drinking water (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
No hook ups
No garbage disposal, please pack it out
At a Glance
Reservation information: www.recreation.gov or telephone1-877-444-6777. Some sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
$11 for campsite
$5 for extra vehicle
$50 for group sites
Old Lady Young Group Site: $50 (1-50 people), $95 (51-100 people)
Year Round (weather permitting)
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 and must be trailered in and out
Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Escalante Interagency Visitor Center (435) 826-5499
From Escalante drive west on Hwy 12. Turn right on the dirt road between milepost 55 and 56 and cross the Escalante River. After a short distance, make a right on the road signed “Barker CG.” This is forest road 149 (FR 149). Continue on FR 149 for 16.5 miles to the campground.
Camping & Cabins
Old Lady Young Group Area: capacity up to 100 people
Picnic tables and fire rings are located on the shore of Upper Barker Reservoir.
Boating - Non-Motorized
Upper Barker and Lower Barker Reservoirs are a short drive from the campgrounds. There is a boat launch and floating dock at Upper Barker Reservoir and a floating dock at Lower Barker Reservoir. The reservoirs are fairly small but being out on a boat is ideal for fishing and bird watching.