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PINE VALLEY RECREATION AREA, UT

part ofDixie National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: PINE VALLEY RECREATION AREA
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Pine Valley Recreation Area is located in scenic Pine Valley, Utah at an elevation of 6,900 feet. The valley offers a great escape from the heat of the southern Utah desert. Visitors enjoy fishing at nearby Pine Valley Reservoir and exploring local trails.

Natural Features:

Pine Valley is situated in the Pine Valley Mountains. A beautiful forest of ponderosa pine and oak covers the area, offering partial shade. Mountain mahogany, juniper and sagebrush dot the landscape.

Recreation:

Hiking and horse trails are abundant in Pine Valley. Trails vary in length from 2 to 35 miles. Some trails allow mountain biking. Shoreline fishing for rainbow trout is a popular activity on the lake. Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness is adjacent to the recreation area.

Facilities:

Located within the Pine Valley Recreation Area are six overnight family campgrounds, two overnight group areas, four day-use group sites and an amphitheater. Dean Gardner, Equestrian, and Yellow Pine family campgrounds are available for reservations. Mitt Moody, Crackfoot and Ebenezer Bryce Campgrounds are available on a first-come basis. The family campgrounds offer several single and double-family sites, all of which contain picnic tables, fire rings with grills, utility tables, tent pads and concrete site pads.

All group sites, both overnight and day-use are available for reservations. The Effie Beckstrom area offers two overnight sites, accommodating 80 people each. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Thomas Forsyth day-use area offers four picnic areas for groups ranging in size from 35-150 people. This beautiful facility contains large picnic tables, grills and campfire circles.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Volleyball courts and horseshoe pits are on-site. Large parking areas are paved.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Campfire Circles
  • Drinking Water
  • Grills
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Parking Area
  • Tables
  • Vault Toilets
  • Volleyball Courts
Know Before You Go
  • This is Pine Valley Recreation Area near St. George, Utah; is this the site you are requesting?
  • Click here to learn more about the Dixie National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.37667, -113.46667
37°22'36"N, 113°28'0"W

From St. George, Utah, go north on Highway 18 to Central. Take a right on Forest Highway 35 towards Pine Valley. Take a left on Main Street and go 3 miles to the recreation area.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PINE VALLEY RECREATION AREA
DIXIE
  UT 

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)688-3246
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