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Mackinaw Rec Site

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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Campground. High elevation. Be prepared for cold weather. Campground is adjacent to Fishlake Scenic Byway. Evening programs are held on weekends from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Quiet hours from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Fees America the Beautiful Pass: One 50% discount will be given on use fees for single sites only. Half of the campsites are reservable, half are first-come first-served. All reservations are through recreation.gov; telephone 1-877-444-6777, Tdd 1-877-833-6777.  Single sites:  $15 day   Double Sites:  $30 day  Additional vehicle:  $7.50 day
Open Season: May
Restrictions: No ATV riding in campground or in the Fish Lake basin. Camping is limited to 10 consecutive days. Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 6 am (Mountain Time).
Closest Towns: Richfield, Utah and Loa, Utah
Water: Drinking water.
Restroom: Flush Toilets, Shower facilities
Operated By: High Country Recreation. Area Manager Telephone: 435-638-1069. Campground host in campground.

General Information

Directions: Fish Lake is located in south-central utah along the Fishlake Scenic Byway (U-25) 35 miles southeast of Richfield via U-24 and U-25 (open year around); 20 miles northeast of Loa, utah via U-24 and U-25 (open year around); 35 miles northwest of Loa, utah via u-72 and U-25 (open May through October, weather permitting).

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No. of SitesReservations 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: www.recreation.gov. Half of the sites are first-come first-served.


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