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Joes Valley Reservoir

Manti-La Sal National Forest



Joe’s Valley Reservoir Campground is situated in a high mountain valley at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Visitors can enjoy activities such as fishing, boating, horseback riding, and off-road vehicle trails. The campground contains many accessible single and double-family campsites with amenities such as vault toilets, drinking water, and paved roads. Surrounding attractions include the Arapeen Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System, Orange Olsen Guard Station cabin rentals, and Joe’s Valley Group Pavilion.


Joe's Valley Reservoir Campground is located in a high mountain valley next to its namesake, at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing and exploring the surrounding off-road vehicle trails. A paved road winds around the lake but quickly turns to dirt once the elevation begins to increase.


The reservoir offers good fishing for cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, tiger muskie and trophy splake. Boating, water skiing and canoeing are popular on the lake. A boat ramp is located nearby on the eastern shoreline. Horseback riding, bouldering, hiking and mountain biking are popular in the area as well.


The campground contains several single and double-family campsites, all of which are accessible. Many sites have lake views and some sites are shaded. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are paved. Boat ramps can be found nearby for easy lake access. 

Natural Features

Joe's Valley is situated on the Wasatch Plateau in Central Utah. Juniper, pinyon pine and sagebrush cover the area, and aspens and pines dot the surrounding hillsides. Located on a reservoir, there is nearby access to Seely Creek, Littles Creek, North Dragon Creek, and Lowry Water. 

Nearby Attractions

Renowned bouldering opportunities are located in nearby Straight and Cottonwood Canyons. Popular mountain fisheries at Grassy Lake, Pete's Hole, and Potters Ponds are all within 10 miles of the group site. The 370-mile Arapeen Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System can be accessed directly from the Reeder Trailhead, which includes 66 and 55-inch OHV trails. Attractions at Joe's Valley Reservoir include the Orange Olsen Guard Station cabin rentals, and Joe's Valley Group Pavilion.

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Campground Matrix

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Orange Olsen
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Joes Valley Pavilion Group Site A
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Seely Creek Guard Station
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Potters Pond
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Indian Creek (Ut)
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Lake Hill
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