Lake Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open

Lake Canyon Recreation Area is located along Utah's scenic Energy Loop on top of the Wasatch Plateau off Hwy 31 approximately 18 miles east of Fairview, Utah. Situated between Huntington and Cleveland Reservoirs at an approximate elevation of 9,000 feet, this area is a fishing and ATV paradise.

Vault toilets are provided, but there is no water, electricity, sewer hookups, or garbage service. This is a "pack it in, pack it out" site, so all trash must be removed upon departure. This area has five reservable group sites, and four reservable double sites(#11, 17, 24 & 41). If sites are not reserved, they are available on a first come, first served basis. There are approximately 50 other sites in the area and are available on a first come, first served basis.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Weather and snow melt will affect open and closing.
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line no later than 4 days in advance.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: Units 11, 17, 24, 41, $30/Night for double unit, Group site A, $60/group size of 150 if reserving online. Walk in rates are $15 for a double site and $20 for a group site. 
Open Season: Late May - October
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer Holidays
  • ATVs and OHVs allowed on designated trails ONLY. (See Forest Camping and Travel Rules in Quick Links at right.
  • No livestock in campgrounds.
  • Pets must be leashed.
Closest Towns: Huntington, Fairview, Mt. Pleasant
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Discount passes do not apply to group sites.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

General Notes:


Within Facility:
  • ATV Trails
  • Accessible Pit Restroom
  • Camp Host on Site
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Group Cooking Facilities
  • Group Fire Ring
  • Group Sites
  • Hiking Trails
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off Road Vehicle Trail
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Serving Tables
  • Sightseeing
  • Trailer Parking
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing


Limited parking is available at camp sites.


Accessible vault toilet on site.


From Fairview, Utah head northwest on Hwy. 31 for approximately 19 miles. The campground is 1/3 mile past Huntington Reservoir and will be on the right hand side of the road.
Located just south of Utah Highway 31 on Miller Flat Road. The Miller Flat road connects HWY 31 with Joes Valley Reservoir 21 miles to the south. From Huntington, Utah head northwest on Hwy. 31 for approximately 29.5 miles. The campground is 1/2 mile past Cleveland Reservoir and will be on the left hand side of the road.
Once you turn off of Hwy 31 onto Millers Flat Road, Lake Canyon Campground sites and spurs and be seen on both sides of the road. There are 3 kiosks that are road side along Millers Flat Road that can provide site orientation, payment information, and general forest information.


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 47 double site(s), 2 20-50 people group site(s), 3 55+ people group site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Fire Information Fire Rings
No. of Accessible sites None
Sleeping Shelter None
Reservation info: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line no later than 4 days in advance. 

Group Camping

Big Game Hunting

Small Game Hunting

Game Bird/Waterfowl

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

OHV Camping

Camp sites near OHV learners loops and other OHV trails. All sites except the group site and sites 11, 17, 24, and 41 are not reservable.

ATV trails connect to both reservoirs from the campground, and are part of the extensive Lake Canyon Trail System, which offers miles of exciting trails and three beginner loops, making the area accessible to all riding skill levels.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Huntington Reservoir has a boat ramp, and Cleveland Reservoir allows "carry-in" boats and hand-powered watercraft, making them great for canoeing and kayaking. Electric Lake is nearby, with a boat ramp and great boating and water skiing.


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