Paiute Reservoir/Paiute ATV Trail

 

Recreation Opportunities

Whether you like mountain fishing or miles of ATV trails, this reservoir is for you. Anglers will find that the lake offers trout and bass fishing. ATV riders can access both the Paiute ATV Trail and the Marysville Loop. No matter what your reason for visiting, this reservoir is a great summer getaway. Visit the ghost town of Kimberley where 3,000 gold miners worked around the turn of the century and the birth place of the famous outlaw Butch Cassidy. Also, numerous pictographs and petroglyphs are in this area.

Recreation Sites

There are no developed recreation sites, but campers are welcome.

Wildlife

Mountain goats live on the rocky crags, a magnificent trophy elk herd is also found on the Monroe Mountain. High desert reservoir that is habitat for wetland bird species including common loons, pelicans, cormorants, gebes, gulls, terns, coots, ducks, and geese. Ospreys are common summer residents; golden and bald eagles, and rough-legged hawks may be viewed during the winter.

Geology

The Paiute ATV Trails is a 200-mile loop over three mountain ranges and through rugged canyons and deserts that has been designed for recreational ATV riding. The Tushar Mountains are the remains of an ancient volcano and rise above timberline to 12,000 feet. The Pahvant Range climbs through rugged terrain to a summit which overlooks red rock and steep timbered canyons.

 

 

 For additional information contact:

 Bureau of Land Management
Fillmore Field Office
P.O. Box 778
Fillmore, Utah 84631
(435) 743-6811

 

For more information visit the Utah Bureau of Land Management website