Payson Lakes Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Payson Lakes Campground is situated in stands of aspen and fir trees. There is a lake within the campground where you can boat, fish, and swim. An asphalt walkway goes around the lake. There are also nearby hiking trails and open areas where recreation activities can occur. The campground is just off a National Scenic Byway, about 12 miles from Payson, a full-service community. The campground has no hook-ups or phone service. Popular local activities inlcude river and lake fishing, lake floating, rafting, kayaking, swimming, and day-hiking.

Site Details and Accessible Feaures

At a Glance

Current Conditions: With water and fees
Reservations: For reservations call 1-877-444-6777 or click here to make reservations on-line.  Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance.
Fees 98 single sites-$21.00, capacity 8 people
10 double sites-$42.00. capacity 16 people 
1 group site (A) -$190.00, capacity 100 peole
2 groups sites (B & C) -$135.00, capacity 75 people
Day Use Parking - $8.00
A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground-$8.00
Picnicking in a campground is 1/2 the campground fee
Restrictions: 16 day stay limit.

Powerboats are prohibited. No all-terrain or off-highway vehicles allowed in the campground. Horses allowed in Group Site C only. Gates close at 10pm. Note: Payson Lakes will be undergoing water system construction during the summer of 2009. No new reservations are being taken this year. Portions of the campground will be open on a first come basis. You will need to check just prior to your aniticipatedanticipated stay for updated information. You may check with our Area Manager (801-885-9274), our corporate office (801-226-3564) or the Forest Service (801-798-3571) to see about availability during the construction during the construction.
Closest Towns: Payson, UT. 
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Flush/Vault
Information Center: For more information contact the Spanish Fork Ranger District at 801-798-3571.

General Information

Directions:

From Nephi, Utah travel east on 100 North to Forest Road 015 (Nebo Loop Road) and turn left. Travel on Nebo Loop for approximately 24.5 miles and turn left on Forest Road 018. Travel into the campground on Forest Road 018. 

From the intersection of Center Street and Main Street in Santaquin travel on Center Street South. Continue on Center street which becomes Canyon Road and then Forest Road 014. Travel on this road approximately 9.1 miles. Turn left to stay on Forest Road 014 and travel 2.1 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road 015/Nebo Loop Road and travel 4.7 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road 018 and follow to the campground. 


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Group Camping

Fire Information These sites have campfire rings.
Reservation Info Part of the single and double sites are available to reserve.
No. of Sites 1 group site (A) -$190.00, capacity 100 peole
2 groups sites (B & C) -$135.00, capacity 75 people
Day Use Parking - $8.00
Picnicking in a campground is 1/2 the campground fee
 
No. of Accessible sites

RV Camping

Fire Information These camp sites have fire rings.
Reservation Info Part of the single and double sites are available to reserve.
No. of Sites 98 single sites-$21.00, capacity 8 people
10 double sites-$42.00. capacity 16 people 
1 group site (A) -$190.00, capacity 100 peole
2 groups sites (B & C) -$135.00, capacity 75 people
Day Use Parking - $8.00
A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground-$8.00
Picnicking in a campground is 1/2 the campground fee
 
Size Restrictions Size restrictions vary from 20 - 45 feet.
No. of Accessible sites
Pavement Type for ParkingPaved

Campground Camping

Reservation Info
Part of the single and double sites are available to reserve.
No. of Sites 98 single sites-$21.00, capacity 8 people
10 double sites-$42.00. capacity 16 people 
Day Use Parking - $8.00
A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground-$8.00
Picnicking in a campground is 1/2 the campground fee
No. of Accessible sites
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.933472

  Longitude : 
-111.634336

  Elevation : 
8,000 ft