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Barker Recreation Area

Contact Info
Escalante, UT 84726

Phone 1:
435-826-5499
Basics
Number of Sites:
18

Amenities

Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
Special Features
  • Fishing

Details

Season
Open through Sun Sep 08 2013
Location
Getting There:
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.92056, -111.81528
37°55'14"N, 111°48'55"W

From Escalante, Utah, drive 2.5 miles west on Highway 12, then turn right at the North Creek Lakes sign and right again at the Barker Recreation Area sign, onto Forest Road 149. Drive approximately 16 miles on FR 149. The last 3.4 miles of FR 149 are steep and single-lane with switchbacks and turnouts.

Basic Info
Total Sites:
18
Upper Barker Reservoir provides canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow and brook trout. Numerous hiking, biking and horse trails can be accessed from both the Upper and Lower Barker Reservoir trailheads. Trails, including the non-motorized Great Western Trail, lead to nine backcountry fishing lakes and beautiful mountain views. The area also has excellent stream fishing and spectacular fall colors.

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