Payson Lakes in the Watsatch Mountains, UT - Virtual Tour

Payson Lakes Campground

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest \ Spanish Fork Ranger District

Just 12 miles from Payson, Utah, visitors love Payson Lakes for its great fishing and canoeing opportunities, pretty scenery and varied wildlife.  Payson Lakes is made up of McClelland, Box and Big East Lakes.  The campground is made up of 116 non-electric, accessible, sites including 1 group site that can accommodate up to 100 people and 2 accommodating up to 75 people.

Payson Lakes Campground is generally open from late-April to late-October.  The campground provides drinking water, flush and vault toilets, garbage containers, fishing pier, beach access and trails.  Camping is available to first-come-first-served campers or you may reserve a family site up to 6 months in advance of your arrival.  Group sites may be reserved up to 1 year in advance.  See for reservations and pricing:  Payson Lakes Campground

Local sights include the Nebo Loop Scenic Byway which stretches 37 miles through high alpine terrain, dense forests and colorful meadows. Devil's Kitchen Geological Area can be found along the loop. It offers a 1/2-mile round-trip trail to interesting red rock hoodoos.

Enjoy our virtual tour of Payson Lakes Campground and read about more camping in the area: Spanish Fork Ranger District