Piute

State Park - Utah

Piute State Park is located just north of Junction, Utah. This park is a primitive area; there are no facilities. Piute offers camping, swimming, boating, and fishing for rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout. Robert D. Young, who also built the nearby Otter Creek dam, built Piute Reservoir on the main fork of the Sevier River in 1908. Both the reservoir and county are named for the Native Americans who dominated this area at one time.

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Travel Map of Piute County, Utah in the BLM Richfield Field Office area. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Piute County - Travel Map

Travel Map of Piute County, Utah in the BLM Richfield Field Office area. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Winter Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Beaver Ranger District in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).Fishlake MVUM - Beaver Winter 2014

Winter Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Beaver Ranger District in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MUTM) of Beaver Ranger District in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).Fishlake MVUM - Beaver 2015

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MUTM) of Beaver Ranger District in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of Fremont River Ranger District (North) in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).Fishlake MVTM - Fremont River North 2020

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of Fremont River Ranger District (North) in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of Beaver Ranger District in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).Fishlake MVTM - Beaver 2020

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of Beaver Ranger District in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).

Winter Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVUM) of the Richfield Monroe Mountain area in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).Fishlake MVUM - Richfield Monroe Mountain Winter 2014

Winter Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVUM) of the Richfield Monroe Mountain area in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVUM) of the Richfield Monroe Mountain area in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).Fishlake MVUM - Richfield Monroe Mountain 2015

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVUM) of the Richfield Monroe Mountain area in Fishlake National Forest (NF) in Utah. Published by the U.S. National Forest Service (USFS).

Travel Map of Sevier County, Piute County, Sanpete County, Wayne County West in Utah in the BLM Richfield Field Office area. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Sevier, Piute, Sanpete, Wayne County - Travel Map

Travel Map of Sevier County, Piute County, Sanpete County, Wayne County West in Utah in the BLM Richfield Field Office area. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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Utah State Parks Field Guide. Published by Utah State Parks.Utah State Parks - Field Guide

Utah State Parks Field Guide. Published by Utah State Parks.

Piute SP https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/piute/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piute_State_Park Piute State Park is located just north of Junction, Utah. This park is a primitive area; there are no facilities. Piute offers camping, swimming, boating, and fishing for rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout. Robert D. Young, who also built the nearby Otter Creek dam, built Piute Reservoir on the main fork of the Sevier River in 1908. Both the reservoir and county are named for the Native Americans who dominated this area at one time.
Your park fees provide for the care, protection and enhancement of this park. R Operating Hours S. U. Hi Piute State Park 9 Self-Pay Station y8 wa gh esting on the cliffs of the Sevier Plateau, Piute Reservoir attracts anglers who enjoy trophy fishing for trout without all the crowds. This primitive park is a quiet getaway and a well-kept secret. To Piute State Park Driving Directions: Otter Creek: Travel east 11 miles on U-62 from the U.S. 89 and U-62 junction. Where U-62 turns north, continue east for one half-mile on U-22. Piute: From I-70 W take exit 23 to U.S. 89. Heading south on U.S. 89, turn left at the park sign (about 20 miles). Beach History of Piute R obert D. Young, who was responsible for building Otter Creek Dam, built Piute Dam along the main fork of the Sevier River in 1908 creating Piute Reservoir. The reservoir increased the irrigation capacities of the region and most of the water is still used for irrigation. Address Inquiries To: Day-Use Area Primitive Camping Piute Reservoir Parking Boat Launch Restrooms Things to Do P Otter Creek: Summer: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Winter: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open year-round with no holiday closures. Piute: Open 24 hours a day, year-round. No holiday closures. Otter Creek and Piute State Parks iute offers incredible fishing opportunities whether from shore or on a boat. Game fish include rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout, and smallmouth bass. Piute is also a great lake for water sports, including waterskiing, jetskiing and wakeboarding. The park offers camping and picnicking on the beach, and access to the Paiute Trail System for OHV riding. No culinary water is available at Piute and camping areas are primitive. Otter Creek\Piute State Park P.O. Box 43 Antimony, UT 84712-0043 (435) 624-3268 or Utah State Parks and Recreation P.O. Box 146001 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6001 (801) 538-7220, (877) UT-PARKS stateparks.utah.gov For Reservations Call: (801) 322-3770 or toll-free (800) 322-3770 Utah State Parks Mission: To enhance the quality of life by preserving and providing natural, cultural and recreational resources for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations. Information contained in this brochure was accurate at the time of printing. Policies, facilities, fees, hours and regulations, etc., change as mandated. For updated information please contact the park. The Utah Department of Natural Resources receives federal aid and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. For information or complaints regarding discrimination, contact Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 145610, Salt Lake City, UT 841145610 or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1801 L Street, NW, Washington DC 20507-001 Printed on recycled paper 9/08 15M Utah State Parks otter creek State Park O tter Creek Reservoir, conveniently located in central Utah, offers some of the state’s finest year-round trout fishing. The park is also a favorite for boating, camping, waterskiing and birdwatching. History of Otter Creek O n October 11, 1897, construction began on the dam to create the reservoir. Despite many setbacks to the project, including funding problems, lack of support, a lack of experience among those building it, and suspicion that the all-earth dam would not be strong enough to hold water, the dam was finally completed in 1901. Upon its completion, state engineers called it “one of the best and more secure earth reservoir dams in the country.” The south end of the reservoir became a state park in 1964. Park Guidelines Things to Do A Please observe the following park regulations to ensure everyone’s visit is pleasant. host of activities and sightseeing adventures await visitors to Otter Creek. Reel in a trout or waterski the seven miles of the reservoir. Head to the backcountry trails on horseback, mountain bike or ATV and enjoy the grandeur of nature, big open sky and wildlife. V isitors have access to three ATV trails right from the park. Explore the Garfield County OHV and Great Western Trail systems or the internationally popular Paiute Trail System. Outof-state riders must make sure to register their OHVs in compliance with Utah law. Fishing O tter Creek has been rated one of Utah’s best fisheries for rainbow trout. Anglers will also find cutthroat, brown trout and smallmouth bass in the reservoir. Otter Creek has a reputation of producing trout in the four to eight-pound range. The lake’s record is a brown trout weighing 16 pounds, seven ounces. Group-Use Pavilion E njoy your next family reunion, picnic or community event in the beautiful new groupuse pavilion. Complete with lawn, fire pit, large charcoal grill, horseshoe pits, water, lights, and camping for trailers and tents, the pavilion accomodates a minimum of 25 people and up to more than 100. The pavilion can be used for day-use events or camping. Reservations ca
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