Posey Lookout Trail - #34027

Area Status: Open
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Posey Lake Lookout

The Posey Lake Lookout Trail climbs from Posey Lake Campground to a historic, CCC constructed, lookout gazebo.  The trail is short and fairly steep, gaining almost 400 vertical feet in .7-mile. The summit offers outstanding views of Posey Lake and the surrounding John Allen Bottom country.


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At a Glance

Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Open to: Hikers

Closed to: Bikers, Horse Riders, Motorized Vehicles

Closest Towns: Escalante, UT
Water: Water is available at the trailhead between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available at the trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Escalante Interagency Visitor Center

(435) 826-5499

General Information


Driving directions from Escalante – Take Forest Service Road 153 north from Escalante for 14 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 154, turn left on Road 154 for 1.2 miles to Posey Lake Campground. Follow the campground road to the left, until you reach the trailhead.

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  Area/Length : 
0.7 mile

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  Elevation : 
8676 - 9200


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