Payson Lakes Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

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

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-$18.00, capacity 8
10 double sites-$36.00. capacity 16 
1 group site on Loop A-$180.00, capacity 100
2 groups sites on Loop B & C-$125.00, capacity 75
Day Use Parking - $7.00
A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground-$7.00
Restrictions: 7 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 Payson, Utah, exit 250, go south on Main Street to junction with Highway 6. Turn left and go 1/2 mile to Nebo Scenic Road. Turn right on 600 East, campground is just north of Payson Lakes.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation Info
Part of the single and double sites are available to reserve.
No. of Sites
98 singles sites
10 double sites
1 group site that can accommodate up to 100 people 
2 group sites that can accommodate up to 75 people
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 singles sites
10 double sites
1 group site that can accommodate up to 100 people
2 group sites that can accommodate up to 75 people
Size Restrictions Size restrictions vary from 20 - 45 feet.
No. of Accessible sites
Pavement Type for ParkingPaved

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 that can accommodate up to 100 people 
2 group sites that can accommodate up to 75 people
No. of Accessible sites

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Location

 
  Elevation : 
8,000 ft