Recapture Reservoir | Wild Camping

United States


Last Visited: 21 days ago
GPS: 37.671010, -109.445620
Altitude: 1800.0 masl
Place Website:


Electricity: No
Wifi: No
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: No
Showers: No
Water: Natural Source
Toilets: No
Big Rig Friendly: Yes
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes

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iOverlander cannot verify if wild camping is permitted at this location. It is your responsibility to verify local laws or obtain consent before staying the night.

This site is located north of Blanding on a small Lake and has approximately 4-5 sites along the lake whitout any facilities.
Camping possible on north and south shore of the lake.


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Quiet spot just off the road. Not super level but we figured it out. Lovely views!

lovely spot on the banks of the reservoir. not totally flat but worked with some leveling. very peaceful. sounds of coyotes at night

Did not stay here but it looks beautiful! Has trash and portable toilets

Pretty good place. I had a nice level site on the water, beside the ramp - south shore. A few noisy quads running around. The north shore might be quieter.

NPR at 88.1.

We stayed for two nights at the south shore. Very quiet. Other campers here as well.

Nice spot off highway, pretty quiet next to large car camping/RV space as well as smaller sandy tent spots. No facilities, good for dogs.

Not a lot of level ground but if you have leveling blocks you’re fine. Beautiful spots on the lake.

Other than having zero data, it was perfect. So nice to have a dip and clean up after a lot of arid miles.

We stayed on the North shore. there is a shore line dirt road that connects to the northern road you drive in on from the highway. 5 or more spots all pretty well separated and flat. No toilet or trash cans on this side. No Verizon 4g, but a few cell phone bars. 4g available in Blanding and Monticello.

Stayed on South Side, most sites are along dirt/dusty tracks. We ended up moving to the parking lot by boat ramp in the night as huge storm came in, our chosen spot was exposed to the high winds and we were concerned about getting back out after heavy rain. Area is quite messy, lots of trash and evidence of people not using the vault toilet. Busy and loud until around 9pm with day users/boaters. Was great to have a swim and cool off!

there are spots on the SE, NE and NW sides of the lake. down by the water and up in the trees on the SE side where we stayed. windy, but a nice location and hiding in the trees helps. You can hear road noise, but not bad. no cell service.

a great place for a night just passing through or a whole week. one of my favorite spots so far.

shurly nice place, but now at 6pm too dark and lonesom. we'll try on the parking at the ceder edge museum

good and quiet place. closed to the highway and easy to enter. we stay on the north of the lake

Quite a few spots available, a couple of them right at the lake. Very nice place and great for a swimm if it's hot

good place after moab
Nice for fishing

great spot to refresh after the heat in Moab. Great swimming spot to cool off. Sheriff came by and said no problem staying overnight. We stayed 2 nights

4-5 spaces on the south side of lake. Worth checking the northwest side too as I can see a rig there. On the south side there is a pit toilet and also a garbage dumpster.

Excellent spot quiet and beautiful.

short distance of blanding some firepits and drop toilet.lake good for swimming.

This site is located north of Blanding on a small Lake and has approximately 4-5 sites along the lake whitout any facilities.