Panguitch Lake is located in south central Utah and sits at an elevation of 8,400 feet. The word “Panguitch” comes from the local Native American indians and means “Big Fish”. The lake is in close proximity to several world-class attractions such as Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Cedar Breaks National Monument and Zion National Park. Also close by are the communities of Brian Head and Duck Creek Village, Utah.

PanguitchLakeViewThe Lake at Duck Creek Village has approximately 10 miles of shoreline and is ideal for year-round fishing. In the summer you find excellent fishing for some of the largest rainbow trout in Utah. Boats are available for rent. There are plenty of activities to enjoy in the area including: hiking, mountain biking, ATV riding, horseback riding, and you can even enjoy an aerial tour of the area through a local tour company at Bryce Canyon.In winter ice fishing is a popular sport and easily accessible from local lodges. You can also enjoy snowmobiling, cross-country (x-country) skiing and snowshoeing. Panguitch Lake sits in the Dixie National Forest and is adjacent to Scenic Highway 143 between the towns of Panguitch and Brian Head, Utah. Brian head is a short drive away and a great place for winter downhill skiing and summertime mountain biking. Before you come to experience this beautiful location, check to make sure the weather is going to be favorable.