Park of the Week: Piute State Park
Nestled in the heart of Utah, Piute State Park is a favorite to many who prefer quiet getaways in a natural setting, away from the hustle and bustle of big crowds and modern technology.
Resting on cliffs of the Sevier Plateau, Piute State Parks attracts anglers, boaters, OHV riders, and mountain bikers. While this park is not as popular as others, many of the visitors prefer the quiet and seclusion.
Do you enjoy trophy fishing? Cast your line out at Piute Reservoir and try your hand at snagging some rainbow, cutthroat, brown trout, and even smallmouth bass. Who doesn’t love a quiet day relaxing on the shore with family and friends?
Those who prefer a more motorized getaway while at Piute State Park can rest assured their OHV experience is close at hand. Covering multiple counties, the Paiute ATV trail system includes over 2000 miles of designated trails, with the main loop spanning approximately 240 miles.
While on these trails, riders may see more than just the beautiful mountain scenery, as some have reported encountering mule deer, elk, mountain goats, coyotes, bears and even cougars.
Piute is considered a primitive park, and lives up to that reputation – offering visitors an authentic outdoor experience that is getting harder and harder to find.
The park is open 24-hours a day and year-round. Remember that no culinary water or modern amenities are available at the park. To get to Piute State Park; from I-70 W take exit 23 to U.S. 89. Heading south on U.S. 89, turn left at the park sign after about 20 miles.
See you here soon, and happy trails!
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