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Piute State Park

Piute State Park located at Antimony in southwestern Utah, lies on the northern shoreline of the 3,360-acre Piute Reservoir. The place is well known for excellent year round fishing opportunities. Visitors will also find opportunities for boating, swimming, picnicking and primitive camping.

The site is close to the Fishlake and Dixie National Forests that offer additional recreation opportunities. Piute State Park is open year-round for trophy fishing. Its a popular haunt for people interested in camping, boating, waterfowl hunting in season and also rock hounding.

Piute Reservoir is a 3,360-acre mountain lake and although facilities here maybe rather primitive, the advantage is that it offers a quiet place to swim and get away from it all. Resting on cliffs of the Sevier Plateau, Piute Reservoir attracts anglers who enjoy trophy fishing for rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout.

Despite the fact that the reservoir is quite unattractively situated amidst the dry foothills offering minimal amenities, even so this largish lake remains a favorite fishing destination offering nice size catches. The reservoir is also the resting area for migratory waterfowl, and hunting in season is a popular activity.

While the campground is pretty basic you do have camping facilities that include vault toilets, picnic tables and fire pits on the site. A boat ramp, swimming beach and docks are available and you have OHV and biking trails nearby. In winters you could enjoy ice fishing too.

This region is pretty arid receiving about 12 inches of rain per year. The fall and spring are the most pleasant times to visit Piute Reservoir and also the most crowded, with warm days and cool nights. Summers bring very hot days and visitors are encouraged to curb rigorous activities during the afternoons. Winters are better with warm days but very cold nights.