Posey Lake Campground


Campers at 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.


  • 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

Reservations: Reservation information: www.recreation.gov or telephone 1-877-444-6777.  Some sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • $11 for campsite
  • $5 for extra vehicle
  • $45 for group site (up to 35 people) 
Open Season: Year Round (weather permitting)
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
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • 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.


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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


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