Blue Ribbon Fisheries

West shore

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General information

Shore and float tube anglers will find easy access at this access point. Anglers may also be able to hand launch small boats when water levels are higher.


This access point is located along the west shore of Kolob Reservoir. The UTM coordinates for this access point are 318,430 meters east and 4,145,512 meters north. Decimal degree coordinates for this location are -113.05239 longitude and 37.4386458 latitude.


From Salt Lake City, travel south on I-15 for 277 miles. Take exit 27 onto UT-17 S. Follow UT-17 S for 6.1 miles. Turn left onto UT-9 E. Follow UT-9 E for 6.3 miles. Turn left onto Kolob Reservoir Road. Follow Kolob Reservoir Road for 25.3 miles. Turn left and follow this road around the northwest shore for 1.7 miles. The parking area for this access point will be on your left.


Approximately 10 feet in depth a short distance from shore

Angling methods

Float Tube
Motorized boat
Non-motorized boat

Camping amenities

Primitive camping is allowed on Washington County property at unimproved sites around the lake.

Campsite amenities

Restrooms are provided at this location.

Other recreational activities

Boating, camping, and paddling available at this access point. Hiking, backpacking, picnicking, hunting, horseback and OHV riding, snowmobiling, mountain biking, scenic driving, and wildlife viewing available in nearby areas.

Amenities for the disabled

Restrooms are ADA compliant. Ability to park on or near shoreline, provides moderately easy access to the waters edge for disabled anglers.

Boating services

Hand launching opportunities available at higher lake levels.

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