Camp and Stargaze at Burriston Ponds

Utah Burriston Ponds

Added by Eric Bennett

  • Free campsite
  • Having lakeside views out of the tent
  • Great for swimming, especially with the awesome rope swing
  • Great stargazing and warm water!

Pulling into Mona Reservoir you will see campsites, which you can set up at for free. There are some trees to hang up a hammock and have a relaxing afternoon and evening.

The bonus is that there's an awesome rope swing, which makes this a great place to cool off during summer. Make sure to look up at night because the milky way will be poppin' off since you are far away from any light pollution.

To sum it up, this s great place to swim, chill, make a campfire, cook some hotdogs, stargaze, and pass out.

Pack List

  • Warm clothes (depending on night temps)
  • Tent
  • Hammock
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Swimsuit
  • Camera
  • Food
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Camping, Chillin, Photography, Swimming

Skill Level:



Spring, Summer, Autumn



Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area

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5 months ago

Can No Longer Camp

Signs posted everywhere saying no overnight camping allowed at the ponds

5 months ago

11 months ago

Something to do.

Always meet nice people there. :)

11 months ago

Added by Eric Bennett

Instagram: @bennettfilm Videographer, Photographer from San Diego, CA currently living in Provo, UT

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