Area Status: Closed
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Campground. High elevation. Be prepared for cold weather. Campground is three miles north of Fish Lake.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Quiet hours 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Reservations:  All reservations are taken through, telephone 877-444-6777, Tdd: 877-833-6777.  Half of the sites are reservable, the other half are first-come first-served .
Fees: Single Sites:  $20 -  Group Site:  $95  America the Beautiful Pass: A 50% discount will be given on use fees for single sites only.  For family sites 1 through 11, the recreation fee includes 1 vehicle. Extra vehicles are charged $7.50 per day.
Open Season: May - September
Restrictions: Camping is limited to 14 consecutive days. ATVs are not allowed in the campgrounds. ATV riding is not allowed in the Fish Lake basin.
Closest Towns: Richfield, Utah and Loa, Utah
Water: Drinking water, pressurized water
Restroom: Flush toilets
Operated By: High Country Recreation. Area Manager Telephone: 435-638-1069. Campgrounds hosts in each campground

General Information


Frying Pan Campground is approximately 47 miles east of Richfield, Utah. Head east on UT-118 N/E 300 N toward N 100 E 0.8 miles. Continue straight onto UT-119 E 8.8 miles. Turn right onto UT-24 E 23.1 miles. Turn left onto UT-25 N 10.0 miles.Continue onto FR640 4.4 miles, then turnleft (North) into the campground entrance.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Campground camping
No. of Sites Reservations required for half of the sites can be made through the National Reservation System by calling them toll-free at 1-877-444-6777 or visiting their web site: Half of the sites are first-come first-served.
Fire Information Fire rings provided

RV Camping

Group Camping

Frying Pan Group Area:  Capacity 1-100 people and 30 vehicles  Grassy area for some tent camping.  RVs and trailers can park and camp in auto parking area.

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.

Day Hiking

Viewing Wildlife

Look to see how many varities of wildlife you can see.  Remember, you are visiting their home so be polite and don't litter or disturb the wildlife.

Viewing Scenery

Scenic Driving

Fishlake Scenic Byway (U-25) begins at the junction of U-24 and ends at the junction of U-72.  Scenic sites include Fish Lake, the Fish Lake Lodge, Johnson Valley Reservoir, Zedd's Meadow and Mill Meadow Reservoir.  Approximate driving time is one hour.  Visitors will want to keep their cameras loaded and ready for snapshops of panoramic views and frequent wildlife sightings.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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