Area Status: Open

A wideshot of Salina Reservoir, surrounded by trees, fallen timber, rocks, and green grasses.

Salina Reservoir is located in along the paved Gooseberry Road 640 at an elevation of almost 9,700 feet.  Most dispersed camp sites are found near aspen and conifer trees for shade.  There is a gravel parking lot and vault restroom.  Salina Reservoir is located to the west and can be good fishing. Popular activities include wildlife viewing, hunting, horseback riding, hiking, and OHV riding on designated routes.  Please pack-out what you pack-in.  Camping stay limit is 16 days. 

At a Glance

Open Season: May - November
Closest Towns: Salina, Utah
Water: No water available
Restroom: Vault toilet

General Information


Salina Reservoir Dispersed camping is located approximately 24 miles southeast of Salina Utah. In Salina at the junction of Main Street and State Street, head south on State Street for approximately 2 miles until you reach I-70. Turn left (east) onto I-70 east-bound from Salina, for approximately 6.5 miles. Exit I-70 at Gooseberry Road (Exit 63), and then turn right (south) on the Gooseberry Road (County Road #640), a two-lane paved road, for 15.7 about miles. The camp site is on the right side, watch for signs.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

A vaulted restroom stands in the foreground of mountains covered with green and orange trees.

Dispersed camping guidelines.

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

Horse Riding

Horse riding trails.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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9,690 feet