Joes Valley Reservoir is located on the eastern slope of the Wasatch Plateau, it is a 1,200 acre lake set attractively 7,000 feet up in the forests of the Manti-La Sal Mountains. Joe's Valley is just 13 miles west of Orangeville, Utah on SR 29. Joes Valley is one of Utah's premier water sport, jet ski, waverunner, and boat rental lakes in Utah. The reservoir contains some of Utah's largest trophy splake and is stocked with tiger trout, cutthroats and rainbows for all the sport fishermen.
Above the Joes Valley Reservoir at higher altitudes, above 8,000 feet, there are mountains, meadows and smaller lakes and streams. There are many unmarked, secluded camping sites available in the mountains on Forest Service ground a few miles above the reservoir. Information about water sport lessons, wakeboard, water ski, kneeboarding, wakeskate, can be utilized through Invert Sports boat charter services.