Posey Lake Campground

Area Status: Open

Posey Lake Campground

This campground is adjacent to Posey Lake, a small fishing lake. Posey Lake has a boat ramp for non-motorized boating and two docks. There are two hiking trails that start in the campground. Access to the Great Western Trail from the campground allows hiking, biking, and horse riding.


Campground Map



  • 21 campsites with picnic tables, fire rings/grills, and bear box
  • 1 group site (up to 35 people) with picnic tables, fire ring/grill, and bear proof storage box
  • Drinking water (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
  • Vault toilets
  • No garbage disposal, please pack it out

At a Glance

Make your reservation online 
or by calling 1-877-444-6777
Some single sites are available on a first come, first served basis.  
Open Season: May 26 - Sept 4
Usage: Light
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
  • ATV’s and non-street legal UTVs are allowed at the day use area on the south end of the lake and at campsites 2, 3, and 4. Street legal UTVs are allowed throughout the campground but must stay on roads and spurs.
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Escalante, Utah
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Escalante Interagency Visitor Center: (435) 826-5499

General Information


From Escalante, turn north on 300 East. At 0.7 miles, the road will fork, stay right.  After 3.5 miles the road will turn to dirt and is now called Forest Road 153 (FR 153). At 13.6 miles the road will fork, turn left on FR 154 and follow signs to Posey Lake Campground.


Campground Camping

RV Camping

  • Accommodates RVs up to 24 feet in length
  • No hook ups
  • No dump station

Group Camping

  • 1 group site will accommodate 35 people

Lake and Pond Fishing

Check the Utah Division of Wildlife website for more information on fishing in Utah, along with where to purchase fishing licenses. https://wildlife.utah.gov/fishing/main-fishing-page.html

Cleaning Station Yes


There are 4 day use or picnic sites with tables and fire rings.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Posey Lake is within walking distance from the campground. There is a boat launch and two floating docks.  The lake is fairly small but being out on a boat is ideal for fishing and bird watching.

Launch Ramps Yes
Type of Craft Non-motorized boats

Related Information

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8,600 feet