Posy Lake

Dixie National Forest

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FR154
Garfield, UT
435-826-5400
435-865-3700

GPS: 37.938, -111.695

Last Price Paid: $5
Number of Sites: 22
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 8753 ft
Max Length: 45 ft

2 people have reviewed this location.

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great_aventures

Comet Starcraft H1235
4 reviews
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: Group

great_aventures would stay here again

“Hidden Treasure (aka Posey Lake)”

Reviewed Jul 11, 2017

Overall Rating

We came here with a group of friends, some of which who have been coming here for decades. It's a hidden treasure with great kayaking, fishing, and hiking onsite. We were in the group campsite area, which featured a dutch oven table (although there were no DO tables at other sites), a large/double BBQ stub (which, tbh, was over due for a clean out), and large group-sized campfire ring. The group site overlooks the lake with a short trail down to the water and around the lake. As you are just off the lake, be prepared for mosquitoes, gnats, and horse flies. There's also a great hike up to an overlook just off the group site that is well worth the effort. The lake is small and easy to paddle across, with crystal-clear water for trying to glimpse fish and other creatures. The bathrooms were meticulous, but there is no trash collection whatsoever in the campground, so be prepared to pack out all your trash (please!) There are bears in the area, reportedly, so all food must be kept in the bear boxes on site. There are many sites that looked easy enough to back a trailer into, but many which looked like they would be extremely difficult to back into; I would advise doing whatever you can to try to preview your site on Reserve America/Google Maps if you can. Sites did look level enough, though. The road up to the area is gravel and can be very washboard at times. Escalante is the closest area, about a 45 minute drive down the road, for firewood, ice, and other necessities, as well as the Interagency Visitor Center for Grand Staircase-Escalante NM, Bryce Canyon, Glen Canyon, and other national parks. If you have the time, look up the Kiva Koffeehouse about fifteen minutes outside of Escalante - it is very much worth the trip down for this unusual coffee house with most stunning coffee house views you may ever see!

Overall, I would typically deduct a star because of the lack of trash collection, although for $11/night for regular sites, you can't really be all that upset about it.

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AlVie AlBums
Ladysmith, WI
25 Airstream International
2014 Ford F150
93 reviews
Nightly rate: $5
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 12

AlVie AlBums would stay here again

“Peaceful little campground”

Reviewed Oct 16, 2015

Overall Rating

This campground sits right on a peaceful little lake. A little difficult to access - up a gravel, somewhat washboarded road about 20 miles from Escalante. Sites are heavily treed and nicely spaced. I wouldn't want to go in there with too big a rig as there wasn't really anywhere to turn around if they were full. Toilets were clean. There is a nice hike up the mountain to an overlook of the lake. I believe there is fishing in the lake. Good location to explore the Dixie Forest. No cell service.

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets:
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