Utah Job - Escalante - Barker Recreation Area

Barker Recreation Area Campground

Dixie National Forest \ Escalante Ranger District

Approx. Open/Close Dates:   Mid-May to mid-September
Approx. Hours/Week/Couple:   10
Available Utilities:    W, S
# of Host Sites:   1
# of Campsites:   13, 3 group
# of Restrooms:   6 bathrooms
Elevation:   9300 feet

The recreation area is located 20 miles from Escalante Utah. You will take care of this campground on your own. This area will only fit a 20 foot trailer or 25 foot RV. There is a switchback on the drive to the Recreation area.

This is a small campground with many pine trees. The campground is near the upper and lower Barker reservoirs. Campers come to this area to hike and fish. This area has an abundance of wildlife from black bear, blue grouse, golden eagle, ducks, and wild turkeys.