Beaver Meadow Reservoir
GPS-N.40.54.239-W.110.3.877 : Elevation-9,385 ft : 122 Acres : Depth Maximum-37 ft/Mean-17.7 ft
Travel south on HWY-43 from McKinnon, WY for 7 miles to the Wasatch National Forest. This road becomes FS-221. Continue south for 2 more miles and turn right onto FS-058 4.5 miles to the reservoir.
From I-15 in Payson take exit-154, and go south to US-6, then east on 6 for about .5 miles to the Nebo Loop Road. Where an old brick school is at the intersection. Travel on the Nebo Loop Road for about 10 miles up Payson Canyon to the Payson Lakes Campground and Big East Lake. Recreational facilities are well developed at the lake, and include lawns, flush toilets, and picnic areas. It is possible to get small boats on the lake, but motors are prohibited. The road is not plowed during the winter, but is groomed for snowmobiles and cross-country skiers. Fees are charged for camping, and with entrance gate is locked at 10:00 pm.
Big East Lake/Payson Lakes
GPS-N.39.56.137-W.111.38.436 : Elevation-7,870 ft : 23 acres : Depth Mean-29 ft
GPS-N.39.38.707-W.111.15.222 : Elevation-8,600 ft : 15 Acres
From Price, head northwest on US 6 up the canyon past Colton, and turn left onto UT 96. Drive around Scofield Reservoir, and turn right onto UT 264 to the lake.
11.5 Miles RT
Drive 5.6 miles up Provo Canyon to the turnoff of the south fork of Vivian Park. Drive another 3.3 miles, and turn right at the sign that reads National Forest Access, and after .2 miles park. The trail begins from the west side and follows Big Spring most of the way. The last 2 miles are pretty steep, but well worth it for the view. Here you can turn around or continue on down Windy Pass Trail.
Cedar Mountains Crest
12 Miles RT
Take exit 70 off I-80 and drive south to the graveled frontage road. Turn west and drive on the frontage road for 2 miles, and turn south on a road signed for Hastings Pass and drive 7 miles. Turn west on a rough 4WD recommended road, and go 4 miles to Hastings Pass, and park. This trail leaves Hastings Pass along an old jeep road heading south and joins a trail that climbs the slope. A couple hundred or so wild horses roam wild here so keep your eyes open. After a couple of miles you will reach a wall of limestone where you can turn around, or you can continue on for many more miles.
Duck Fork Reservoir is accessible on a dirt road from Ferron Reservoir. 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 10,500', and descend into Ferron Canyon. Ferron Reservoir is 23 miles east of Mayfield. From Ferron Reservoir, turn north, below the dam, and follow this road for 5 miles as it goes northeast and then west to the reservoir.
Duck Fork Reservoir
Elevation-9,305 ft : Surface area-46.9 acres : Depth Maximum-35 ft/Mean-17.5 ft
From Ferron, travel west 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 10,500', and descend into Ferron Canyon. Ferron Reservoir is 23 miles east of Mayfield. Snowmobiling is available in the winter. Boats can usually be launched on the reservoir. Ferron Canyon is maintained as a snowmobile route in the winter. Recreational facilities consist of a Forest Service Campground and a private resort, both are on the shoreline of the reservoir. Ferron Campground has 30 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, privies, and drinking water. User fees are charged. Skyhaven Resort has cottage rentals, boat rentals, horse rentals, bicycle rentals, a convenience store, and a cafe.
Elevation-9,472 ft : Surface area-57 acres : Depth Maximum-30 ft/Mean-12 ft
19.8 Miles RT
From I-15 take exit 261 or HWY 6 44 miles east towards Price, and turn right onto HWY 96 16.7 miles south to Scofield. Drive north on the west side along Scofield Reservoir 3.9 miles, and turn left. Drive another 1.6 miles to Fish Creek Campground and the trailhead. The trail heads west 9.9 miles to Upper Fish Creek Trailhead. If you do not have a shuttle you will have to retrace your steps back to Lower Fish Creek Trailhead.
9.35 Acres : N.39.19.283-W.111.19.800
From the west side of Joe’s Valley Reservoir take Forest Road 8 which turns into a dirt road. After about 3.5 miles turn right onto Forest Road 055, and continue another 2 miles to the lake. Stocked with brook, rainbow, & tiger trout.
Long Park Reservoir
GPS-N.40.54.270-W.109.52.676 : Elevation-8,646 ft : 300 Acres : Depth-Maximum 96 ft : Mean-45.9 ft
14 miles west of U-44 from near milepost 15 on U-44, turn west on the Sheep Creek Geologic Loop. A sign reads "Long Park Reservoir 14". Follow the Sheep Creek Road for three miles, and then turn west on a gravel road also signed to Long Park Reservoir. This is the North Slope Road. Follow it for nine miles to the turnoff to Long Park Reservoir on the right. The lake is two miles north on this road. The water is crystal clear and is a great place for swimming. Boating is best in the spring before the water is drained down to the conservation pool.
From the south end of Joe’s Valley Reservoir take Forest Road 041 for 7 miles to the lake. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout.
Mill Canyon Trail
8.4 Miles RT
Drive south from Price on HWY 10 for 20 miles to Huntington, and turn north onto HWY 31. Drive for 18 miles and turn into Huntington Campground .3 mile from the road to the trailhead.
Mill Hollow Reservoir
GPS-N.40.29.477-W.111.06.236 : Elevation-8,843 ft : 18.50 Acres : Depth-Maximum-36 ft : Mean-18 ft
Head south east on U-35 for 14 miles, and turn south off U-35 onto an improved gravel road to Mill Hollow Reservoir. The reservoir is 3.5 miles south on this road. Swimming is available. There is a campground at the lake that offers fishing, a swimming area, drinking water, and privies.
N.38.30.085-W.109.16.419 : 2.46 Acres
Reached by Forest Road 076 from the south end of the loop road. There is USDA Forest Service camp sites available at the lake. The lake has rainbow and brook trout. There is also a hiking trail that takes you 1.7 miles to Warner Lake.
Park City-Rail Trail
30 Miles RT
The trailhead is at Bonanza Drive and Prospector, which is just south of Kearns Blvd. The path is only paved near the city and compacted for the rest of the way. The trail runs slightly downhill from Park City.
8.70 Acres : GPS-N.39.17.586-W.111.23.229
This small lake is located between Skyline Drive and Joes Valley Reservoir. Drive up Forest Road 8 and is about .75 mile on Forest Road 055. This place offers some great fishing for rainbow trout. Soup Bowl is just around the corner also with planted rainbow trout.
5.2 Miles One-Way
From Heber take HWY 40, 19.8 miles and turn left onto Road 049. Drive north 5.9 miles to Mill B Flat. Park at the corral and walk across a cattle guard, and a small bridge to the trailhead. The trail heads west 3.4 miles to fork right .9 mile to Center Canyon, and another .9 mile to Center Canyon Trailhead/HWY 40. If you do not have a shuttle you will have to retrace your steps back to your car.
From US-6 in Salem, which is between Spanish Fork and Payson. There is a historical marker at the pond, so drive through town and stop at the sign for the historical marker. Most of the pond is south of the highway, so one can turn south into town anywhere. It is not difficult to find, as most streets in town end at the pond. The majority of the pond is surrounded with playgrounds, and picnic areas. Small boats can be also used in the pond.
Elevation-4,590 ft : 11 acres : Depth Maximum-23 ft/Mean-14.4 ft
Santaquin Peak/Loafer Mountain Trail
11 Miles RT
From I-15 take exit 254 into Payson and turn south on 600 East to the Mount Nebo Scenic Loop Drive. Drive 12.2 miles to a parking lot on your left to the trailhead. The trail heads north 1.2 miles and merges with Bennie Creek trail. Follow the trail north another 2.4 miles and keep right at this fork and .7 mile left at this fork, with another 1.4 miles to Santaquin Peak.
8 Miles RT
From Midway follow the signs to Wasatch Mountain State Park. From Main Street turn left onto SR 224, you will pass the golf course and head up Snake Hollow. Drive 3 miles to the parking lot at the Mill Flat Trailhead. The trail follows a dirt road. After 2.5 miles a road ead left to Cascade Springs 12 miles to the south. The road to the right continues 1.25 miles up to the summit.
N.38.31.093-W.-109.16.447 : 3 Acres
This tiny lake just north of Oowah Lake has rainbow trout.
N.39.08.166-W.111.23.229 : 15.13 Acres
From Ferron head west past Millsite Reservoir on Forest Road 022 (gravel road) for 15 miles up the canyon. The lake will be on the south side of the road. The lake has rainbow, brook, tiger trout, and grayling in it.