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Overview of Forsyth Reservoir Recreation Area

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Pad Type dirt

Elevation 8,005 ft / 2,439 m

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Reviews of Forsyth Reservoir Recreation Area 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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John T
21' Coachmen Viking 21RD
129 reviews
“Bleak, windy location with no useable Verizon signal”

Reviewed 6/7/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
Overall Rating

Forsyth reservoir is in a remote valley, close to the top of the mountains. It’s a bleak location, but it’s a suitable place to be away from the crowds around Capitol Reef. The almost incessant wind and the evening bugs made it impossible to sit outside most evenings. It’s open range and there were cattle, but they stayed mostly in the... more

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Grand Adventure
Salt Lake City, UT 26' Forest River Evo T2050 Toyota Tundra
48 reviews
“A beautiful little reservoir.”

Reviewed 7/19/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A
Overall Rating

After some research on both Campendium and Google Earth, we took a chance by stopping here for a night in May 2017, and we were so happy that we did. In addition to the sites by the boat ramp described here on Campendium by Leca1959, there are a number of short Forest Service roads (FR-018, FR-014) that criss-cross the area on the n... more

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Verizon 4G/LTE

Grand Adventure would stay here again

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7 reviews
“Great spot with great views! Review”

Reviewed 4/10/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Nice small lake. Dispersed camping only, one pit toilet, no hookups. Two large camp areas suitable for larger rigs. Water access for kayaking and fishing and a boat ramp. One bar of Verizon, sort of, with no booster. Several rock fire rings. Paved to camp pullouts, hard packed dirt campsites.

Leca1959 would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • pull thru
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
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