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.|
|Reservations:||All reservations are through recreation.gov; telephone 1-877-444-6777, Tdd 1-877-833-6777.|
|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. Single sites: $20 day Double Sites: $40 day Additional vehicle: $7.50 day
Please Note: All campgrounds on the Fishlake National Forest are managed by High Country Recreation under the terms and conditions of a concession permit that was issued to them by the Forest Service in 2020.
|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 available|
|Restroom:||Flush Toilets, Shower facilities|
|Operated By:||High Country Recreation. Area Manager Telephone: 435-638-1069. Campground host in campground.|
Mackinaw Campground is 41.7 miles east of Richfield, Utah. Head east on UT-118 N/E 300 N toward N 100 E 0.8 mi. Continue straight onto UT-119 E 8.8 miles. Turn right onto UT-24 E for 23.1 miles then turn left onto UT-25 N for approximately 9 miles. There are several entrances to the campground on the north side of the road.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
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|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: www.recreation.gov. Half of the sites are first-come first-served.|
|Fire Information||Fire rings provided|
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.
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.
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.