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City of Elsinore Caldwell Masonic Cemetery west end of 12th St. Just before the road begins its decent off the Markagunt Plateau at an elevation of just over 11, feet above sea level, the road passes adjacent to an area that looks over the Escalante Desert. Hume Lake has a surface area of 85 acres surrounded by beautiful giant sequoia trees. Albino, rainbow, splake trout and large mouth bass.

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Clear Lake is a pleasant lake-side town offering visitors good beaches, plenty of water sports and outdoor activities, and a number of interesting museums. There are several beaches to choose from, including Clear Lake City Beach, which has a splash pad and children's playground. If you prefer to swim in a pool the Clear Lake Aquatic Center is suitable for all ages and has a few water slides for extra fun.

To really appreciate Clear Lake you should get out onto the water. There are several public jetties that visitors can use to launch their own boats or you can hire one from Clear Lake Boats.

If you can tear yourself away from the lake you can stroll through the lovely Central Gardens of Iowa or go hiking in Clear Lake State Park or McIntosh Woods, which also offers a great selection of seasonal winter sports. Cabins and meals may be available in the vicinity. Rainbow, brown trout, redside shiner, mountain sucker, green sunfish, crayfish, snails and annelids.

Thoughts At the time it was leaking and may have been drained but looking at aerial photos it still has water in it. Probably not worth it unless you are camping there due to the brush and trees in the water. It is very remote. It should not be confused with like-named Barney Lake on the Aquarius Plateau. Getting There Barney Lake is not readily accessible.

From the west or the north, access is from Monroe via FS Go south, then southeast out of town, following signs to Monrovian Park. At Monrovian Park, continue on FS as it turns to gravel and climbs to the top of the plateau. Proceed to the junction of FS and FS, approximately miles.

Accommodations Camping is possible in the area. There are no improved Forest Service Campgrounds in the area, and the nearest private campgrounds are in Koosharem and Monroe. Please respect this site and carry out all of your trash. Bury human wastes at least 8" deep and at least ' from the nearest body of water. Lake Info Lake elevation feet 10, Depth feet maximum Bonneville cutthroat, tiger trout and brook-brown trout cross. Thoughts B arney Lake is a small, shallow natural lake. Given the remote access, high altitude and shallow depth, I would call this site questionable.

Dive flag is required since motorized watercraft is allowed on this reservoir. Bear Lake is often called the Caribbean of the Rockies for its intense turquoise-blue water. The unique color is due to the reflection of the limestone deposits suspended in the lake.

A gravel road provides access to the east shore from Laketown. The road proceeds north into Idaho and intersects with an asphalt road which circumscribes the remainder of the lake. On Bear Lake's Eastside area, Cisco Beach attracts divers with its rocky bottom and a steep drop-off close to shore. Cisco Beach is about 10 miles north of Laketown, Utah. In local divers located dozens of vehicles submerged in the 30's to form an 'artificial reef'.

Once coordinates are available I will post them. Accommodations There are three Utah State Parks on the lake. The Marina is a well-developed boating facility with slips that can be rented by day or season, but has only 15 campsites and a small swimming area. Rendezvous Beach has campsites, a mile of beach, concessionaires and small boat rentals. Cisco Beach has primitive camping, swimming, and bathroom facilities.

It is much more remote than the other two. Toilets and showers are available at the Marina and Rendezvous only. Idaho State Park is immediately north of the state line on the east side of the lake. Another Idaho State Park is located on the north end of the lake. Several commercial accommodations are available in the area. Lake Info Lake elevation feet 5, Depth feet maximum mean 94 Length miles Thoughts In Cisco Beach was upgraded from primitive camping to designated campgrounds on a first come, first served basis.

You can no longer create your own camp space. New fire rings have also been installed at Cisco Beach. Camp fires will only be allowed in the 56 fire rings. Campers will no longer be allowed to build their own fire pits. Bear Lake is one of the best dive sites the state has to offer during the summer. Altitude is not extreme and the water between June and September is nice.

I have never had poor visibility at Bear. Cisco Beach has some unique features that give you something to look at. Volcanic rock formations for a wall, a gentle drift dive from north to south, a cave note you must be trained in overhead environments before even considering entering and new in a wreck. For the wreck enter the water about 75 yards south of the main entrance.

About Beaver Meadows Reservoir is an intermediate size reservoir on the north slope of the Uintas. Travel due south on a county road from McKinnon approximately 7 miles to the Wasatch National Forest. This road becomes FS Continue south for 2 more miles and turn right on FS Proceed west for approximately 4. There are no recreational facilities at the reservoir however; the area is popular for primitive camping around the reservoir. There are improved camping areas in the area. Lake Info Lake elevation feet 9, Depth feet maximum 37 mean Not stocked by the DWR, but populations of native fishes may be present in the lake.

Thoughts As of this was a mere puddle. Not worth the trip to get wet. Getting There Take I north past Tremonton to exit Accommodations Swimming pool with additional hot tubs, playground and picnic pavilions. All the necessary water, sewer and electrical hookups for RVs. Divers can use the clubhouse changing rooms and showers. Thoughts While Belmont is limited in depth it is a great place to go to just get wet or to refresh before a trip. Owners are working on building up the banks of Indian Springs to add some additional depth.

Currently it's around 18'. Lay on the platform and let the little guppies swim around a nibble on your hands or look for errant golf balls from the 1st and 9th tee box. Indian Springs is the smaller of the two ponds. The sediment tends to settle quicker at Indian than in the Main pond. There is a platform in Indian Springs that sits at 18 feet.

The Main pond is larger and tends to be degrees cooler than that of Indian Springs. The deepest point is the south end near the large buoy. Two training platforms have been installed for student to conduct skills assessments. Caution, sitting in about four feet of water are resting areas construction of chain link fencing. Caution should be used when surfacing near the platforms.

Certified divers not associated or sponsored by a dive facility will be required to show proof of insurance prior to diving. Just remember that the resort is closed to diving May-October due to high water temperatures.

It is the largest of the Payson Lakes, a group of about a half-dozen lakes in the Payson Canyon. Exit I in Payson exit , go south to US-6, then east on 6 for about. There is an old brick school on a hill surrounded by large trees at the intersection. Parking areas are well marked.

Accommodations Recreational facilities are well developed at the lake, and include lawns, flush toilets, and picnic areas. The nearby campground has over 70 sites, but it is usually full during summer weekends.

Campsites can be reserved through Mistix. Camping outside the lake campgrounds is permitted with several overflow areas close to the area. Rainbow trout and fingerling brook trout.

Thoughts Dived this in the 80's and I think the max depth is more like feet and the vis was closer to 3 feet. This was revisited by a friend in and the conditions were…. Visibility was around feet once you get away from the swimming area. The only place you find depth is near the dam which was measured at 20 feet.

Careful of the monofilament line from fishermen and when surfacing under the float tubers. If you're in the area and happen to have gear and happen to feel the need to get wet. About Big Lake is a small, remote, shallow natural lake in a high meadow located southeast of Richfield on the Sevier Plateau in a little-known part of the state. The area is popular for camping, hunting hiking and fishing.

There are several other small lakes in the area. From Annabella, head due east out of town the road is unpaved for 5 miles to a road on the right, which becomes FS and goes to Big Lake. From Glenwood, go east out of downtown on the paved road, which bends south, turns to gravel, and reaches the junction with FS after about 4 miles.

Travel on FS for about 9 miles to Big Lake, which is on the north side of the road. Good maps are recommended. Accommodations There are no recreational facilities at the reservoir, although the area offers itself to primitive camping. If you camp, remember to haul out all of your garbage. There are no Forest Service Campgrounds in the area, and the nearest private campground is in Richfield. Big Sand Wash Reservoir. It is a large reservoir and is popular for water recreation.

It is located on a terrace along the Lake Fork River, receiving river water via canal. From US- 40, turn north at milepost Follow this road for a mile, then north-east and north on a paved country road for about 8 miles to U Turn left on U and continue north for 2 miles, through Upalco, to where U bends to the northwest.

At the bend, continue due north on an unpaved county road for 0. Pedestrian access is possible from U At milepost 16 miles east of Duchesne , there is a sign to a Big Sand Wash Boat ramp south of the highway. This is not Big Sand Wash Reservoir. There is a private campground in Roosevelt. Lake Info Lake elevation feet 5, Depth feet maximum mean 31 Length feet 9, Width feet 3, Shoreline mile 6. Fingerling rainbow trout and fingerling cutthroat trout.

The turnoff is about 36 miles east of Huntsville, exactly two miles west of the Woodruff Creek Reservoirs turnoff, and 8 miles west of Woodruff. Turn north and follow the gravel road to the northwest up Birch Creek about one mile to the reservoirs.

The turnoff is poorly marked, but with a good map the road is not difficult to find. Accommodations There is a picnic area with primitive toilets between the two reservoirs. It is open from June through September, and has 53 tent sites, picnic areas, and primitive toilets. Fees are charged for campground use. Fingerling rainbow and cutthroat trout Note: By midsummer the reservoir is drained down to the conservation pool about 25 feet deep exposing 35 vertical feet of muddy banks.

Swimming, scuba diving, camping and boating are prohibited. The Mormon pioneers settled the area in the late 's, and diverted clear water from the mountain streams for culinary use. From downtown Blanding, travel north out of town near West. The asphalt road winds through the desert past Reservoirs 2 and 3 and culminates at reservoir 4. Lake Info Lake elevation feet 6, Depth feet maximum 46 mean 21 Length feet 2, Width feet 2, Shoreline mile 1. Geothermal springs of fresh water support a relatively rich wetland environment and feed several pools, of which Blue Lake is the deepest.

The surroundings consist of salt flats, rocky outcrops, and desert scrub vegetation. Air Force , but the site is operated by the state of Utah as a wildlife management area with open access to the public. Because the pools remain warm year round, the site attracts wildlife as well as scuba divers. Travel south on HWY 93 for approximately. Turn east and travel down a rough wash board road for approximately 5 miles. The dirt road as it's mostly just annoying small bumps.

Accommodations There are no facilities located at Blue Lake. Overnight camping is allowed and no permits are required.

Accommodations can be found in Wendover. Blue Gill, Largemouth Bass and Tilapia. Thoughts Blue Lake is one of the mainstays of Utah diving. Fall through spring offer the best conditions both in and out of the water. While during summer months the water is quite warm the infestation of horse flies makes the journey unbearable without large amounts of DEET. From the entry area in about 15' of water there is a yellow rope line connecting two training platforms.

Heading to the north platform you'll notice two ropes tied to the northeast corner post. Don't forget to phone home from the call box on the northwest corner.

Following the upper rope will guide you to a sunken 24' boat standing on its stern. Off the side of this boat you'll notice a metal praying mantis sculpture.

Off the starboard side there is a sunken canoe. Head from the boat to the canoe bow and proceed another feet you'll find a metal turtle sculpture. Take a compass heading of degree and look for the sunken bi-plane sculpture in the large hot pot.

Approximately 50 yards from the boat. If you go over a large ridge and locate the very large pots you've gone too far. Just north of the plane is a 50 gallon drum with a bowling ball representing a hippo. There used to be a surface marker for the plane but last time I was there is had been removed. Oct From the north platform following the lower rope it will lead you to a smaller boat sitting on the bottom. There is a guideline that will lead you from the boat to the shark sculpture. Just past the shark you'll find a bomb tail piece.

Other things to find are the gravel pits which are the deepest part of Blue Lake. I wasn't able to find the floating manikin head the last time I was out but I heard it's still there. It's in a small 'canyon' that is running along the north side. About Bridger Lake sits in valley on the north slope of the Uinta Mountains. It is a small, natural lake in the Smith's Fork valley. It is also accessible from Mountain View, Wyoming.

Go south from Mountain View on the paved road towards Robertson not towards Lonetree. At the second 90o bend to the west about 5 miles from Mountain View , leave the highway, continuing south on a gravel road that becomes FS Bridger Lake is 2 miles south of the Wyoming State Line. The route to the lake is well marked. Accommodations Bridger Lake Campground, administered by the Forest Service, has been refurbished It has 30 campsites, each with a fire pit, barbeque grills, and drinking water.

There are two vault toilets, and two of the campsites have been developed with cement pads with a concrete pathway to the restroom facilities for those individuals with special needs. Reservations can be made through the national reservation system for camping in National Forest camp areas.

User fees are charged. This area provides access to the popular High Uinta Wilderness, so campgrounds are heavily used in the summer. The reservoir is about 1 mile to the west and then 1 mile south. Access is possible from U approximately 2 miles further south near a small farming community.

Another gravel road leads west and north to the reservoir. Accommodations There are no improved camping areas or facilities located adjacent to the reservoir. Rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, smallmouth bass and largemouth bass.

About Browne Lake pronounced "Brownie" is a small lake on the north slope of the eastern High Uintas. Getting There Browne Lake is about 10 miles west of U A sign says "Browne Lake 10". Follow the Sheep Creek Road for three miles, and then turn west again on a gravel road also signed to Browne Lake.

This is the North Slope Road. Follow it for five miles to the turnoff to Browne Lake on the left. The lake is two miles south on this road.

Accommodations The campground has privies, drinking water, picnic areas and charges user fees. Brook trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout and sculpins. Please honor access agreement as posted.

Getting There Take S. Brown Trout, Cutthroat, Rainbow and Whitefish. About Butterfly Lake is a small natural lake in the western portion of the High Uintas. The lake entrance is well marked.

Accommodations Recreational facilities at the reservoir include Butterfly Campground, with latrines, day-use areas and 20 campsites. There are numerous other campgrounds along the Mirror Lake Highway, but it is not uncommon for all to be full on summer weekends. Rainbow and albino trout and fingerling brook trout.

Diving Butterfly Lake is beyond recreational diving limits with regards to its altitude. Accommodations There are no public or private campgrounds in the area.

Users should pack out all refuse. This is private land and being a guest is a privilege. About Cook Lake is an small, natural lake on the west side of Boulder Mountain in south-central Utah. It is one of the hundreds of lakes on the mountain. Cook Lake is on the east side of the road. The existing road bypasses the lake, but the old road goes right past it. Turn on the old road, a sharp left, just before the final incline up the cliff to the top of the mountain.

If you get to the top a flat area of miles and miles rolling meadows interspersed with groves of trees , turn around and go back down the cliff and make a half right onto the old road at the bottom 0. The lake is 0. Accommodations There are no USFS campgrounds in the vicinity, although primitive camping is possible throughout the area.

Heavy recreational use has scarred the west side of the lake. Campers should choose a preexisting campsite and build small fires on preexisting fire sites. There is an RV park in Bicknell. Brook trout, rainbow trout and arctic grayling. Travel up-canyon for about 14 miles on an improved gravel road to the reservoir. Accommodations There are no services at the reservoir, but a lodge on US at the turnoff has information, gasoline, groceries.

Camping is permitted, but in a primitive setting, unless use of private facilities are arranged. Brook trout, arctic grayling and rainbow trout. The highway crosses the dam and follows the shore for about five miles. Accommodations Recreational facilities at the reservoir include Deer Creek State Park as well as private recreational facilities and marinas. The state park has modern rest rooms with showers, sewage disposal, a 31 unit campground, and fish cleaning stations. The park is located two miles north of the dam on US milepost 20 with well-marked entrances.

Private facilities include Snow's Marina in Wallsburg Bay milepost 21 , the Deer Creek Island Resort milepost 24 with a restaurant, boat rentals, boat launch areas, picnic areas, swimming areas, gasoline and sundries.

An additional state-owned beach facility with public rest rooms is just north of the resort. Lake Info Elevation feet Depth feet maximum mean 65 Length miles 5.

Smallmouth Bass and Walleye. Thoughts In the spring avoid the east part of the lake as the runoff ruins visibility. One of the better areas is around sailboat beach, head toward the dam. Many divers will dive around the 'island' near the state park entrance.

Open to sparfishing with restrictions: Y ou may not use spearfishing to take largemouth and small mouth bass from April 1 through the fourth Saturday of June: About Donkey Reservoir is one of about a dozen lakes and reservoirs on the north slope of Boulder Mountain in south-central Utah.

These lake basins are the result of uneven glacial scouring at the base of a foot cliff. It is located in a meadow in Ferron Canyon, high on the east side of the Wasatch Plateau. Getting There Duck Fork Reservoir is accessible on a dirt road from Ferron, travel east past Millsite Reservoir, and continue on the gravel road as it ascends Ferron Canyon, enters a narrow side canyon and climbs to a high bench area. Ferron Reservoir is 25 miles west of Ferron City.

From Mayfield, travel up the canyon, crossing the plateau on Skyline Drive at 10,', and descend into Ferron Canyon. Ferron Reservoir is 23 miles east of Mayfield. The Ferron Canyon route is likely to be the better maintained road. From Ferron Reservoir, turn north, below the dam, and follow this road for 5 miles as it goes northeast and then west to Duck Fork Reservoir.

The area around the reservoir receives light recreational usage. Accommodations Primitive camping is permitted in the area, and there are latrines at the reservoir. The all year access is U from Morgan Exit off I U follows the north shore of the reservoir, while U follows the east shore. There is access to the southern half of the west shore by a gravel road off U Accommodations Facilities include modern rest rooms with showers, sewage disposal, a 31 unit campground with a large overflow area, and fish cleaning stations.

A concessionaire provides a snacks and boat rentals. The park is located on U on the north shore of the reservoir, one mile west of the junction with U Entrances are well marked.

There are no other campgrounds in the area, and little public land for ispersed camping. East Canyon Resort is located near the southern end of the reservoir. The resort has a wide range of facilities available to the public. Lake Info Elevation feet Depth feet maximum mean 75 Length miles 3. Rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brown trout, and craw fish.

Thoughts Fun place to dive just to get wet and have a crawfish fry. Find a place off the side of the road and dive in. We found a cove just before the state park and had some fun. Open to spearfishing with restrictions: Y ou may not use spearfishing to take largemouth and small mouth bass from April 1 through the fourth Saturday of June. About East Park Reservoir is an intermediate-sized reservoir on the south slope of the eastern High Uintas.

It is one of the more accessible reservoirs in the High Uintas, being about 8 miles from US by paved forest road. Follow this road for about 7 miles, to a fork in the road, and take the right fork for the final mile to the reservoir. Accommodations Recreational facilities at the reservoir include East Park Campground, a USFS facility, which was rebuilt with flush toilets, picnic areas, and campsites.

Lake Info Elevation feet Depth feet maximum 22 mean 19 Length miles 1. Rainbow and Brook Trout. I hugs its western shore for about three miles, making it one of the most visible reservoirs in the state. Take I to either Exit , drive into downtown Coalville and go north to the reservoir, or take Exit at Echo and go south. The road follows an abandoned railroad grade that has been converted into a recreation trail.

The road and trail hug the base of the canyon wall along the reservoir. There are numerous access points along old US I is on the west side. There is a scenic overlook, but reservoir access is difficult. Accommodations There is a public recreation area about two miles north of downtown Coalville on old US It has a boat launching area and latrines. One-half mile north of the public facility is a large private marina and campground. The marina has many large trees, making it one of the more pleasant portions of the shoreline.

It has an improved boat ramp, camping, boat rentals, a convenience store, and toilet facilities. This is a privately owned operation, and fees are charged for all activities. Lake Info Elevation feet Depth feet maximum mean 50 Length miles 4. Open to separfishing with restrictions: Dive flag is required since motorized watercraft can be present on this reservoir.

About Flaming Gorge Reservoir is one of the largest bodies of water in Utah. It was built to impound spring floods in the Green River and store them for year-round use for Arizona, Nevada, and southern California. The reservoir is second only to Lake Powell in size and recreational popularity. Access areas are well marked. Continue past Fish Lake on FS, which raps around the north shore.

An alternate access is on FS, a paved road beginning 2 miles north of Fremont on U Accommodations Recreational facilities at the reservoir consist of picnic facilities at Johnson Reservoir Park, on FS 1 mile east of the junction with FS Housekeeping cabins are available nearby at Fish Lake.

About Marshall Lake is a small, natural lake in the western High Uintas. It has two sister lakes, Shepherd and Hoover. The lake shoreline is owned by the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, and public access is unrestricted. Follow the trail to the east and south to Shepherd Lake, then go due south along the base of the escarpment a good map and a compass are helpful for several hundred meters to Marshall Lake. To get there by vehicle take the Murdock Basin turnoff about 21 miles east of Kamas or 10 miles southwest from Mirror Lake.

Follow FS and then FS gravel roads for about 8 miles. The lake is approximately yards to the northwest. It is feed by of Clarkston Creek. Newton Reservoir was the first water storage reservoir built by white settlers in Utah in Public access is unrestricted. Go two miles north of Newton on West St. Access is also possible from U between Richmond and Clarkston. The turnoff is to the south, 1. Follow the road south for about one mile to the reservoir, eventually arriving at the boat ramp and dam.

U follows the shoreline for several miles. Campgrounds and resorts are well marked. Both have flush toilets, electrical hookups, picnic areas, family and multi-family units with tables, water, fire pits, and asphalt roadways. The south campground has mainly tent sites, while the north campground has R. Fees are charged for use.

There are four private resorts on Panguitch Lake, each with many services, including gasoline and groceries. Rainbow, brown and brook trout. The reservoir shoreline is owned by the Ashley National Forest, and public access is unrestricted. From U in LaPoint, go north on a paved road for about seven miles to a fork, take the left fork. The reservoir is about 16 miles into the National Forest. The route is well marked, but the road at times is very rough due to washboard development in the road.

Accommodations Recreational facilities at the reservoir include a Paradise Park Campground, a USFS facility, which has primitive latrines, picnic areas, and 15 campsites. Usage fees were not charged when I was there. Rainbow and brook trout. Historically, it is noted as a world class bluegill fishery.

In it produced the state record, a two pound three ounce bluegill. Half of the shoreline is owned by the BLM and half is privately owned.

Access is possible from U itself to the east shore of the lake. Various farm roads provide access to other parts of the lake. Accommodations There is a BLM camping area on the south side of the lake which will accommodate approximately 18 units and provides a concrete boat ramp. Facilities are limited at the lake but the lake is in close proximity to Roosevelt and Vernal.

In addition there is a convenience store and cafe located on the highway just to the northeast of the lake. The reservoir shoreline is owned and administered by the Dixie National Forest with unrestricted public access. Pine Lake is 6 miles east of U on FS It has 33 campsites and 2 group sites. Facilities include vault toilets, water, and cemented fire pits. Usage fees are collected. Rainbow, brook and cutthroat trout. About Pineview Reservoir is at the top of Ogden Canyon.

Huntsville is a small community on the lower of two peninsulas on the reservoir. It was partially inundated when the reservoir was created, and the cemetery eventually had to be moved from the tip of the peninsula when wave action began unearthing coffins.

Getting There Paved roads encircle the reservoir, but because of the undulating shoreline, the roads are set back a significant distance in most areas.

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