Utah State Parks

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Spotlights


Goosenecks State Park

Four miles off Utah Highway 261 near Mexican Hat, you can look into a 1,000-foot-deep chasm carved through the Pennsylvanian Hermosa Formation by the silt-laden San Juan River. The river meanders back and forth, flowing for more than five miles while progressing only one linear mile toward the Colorado River and Lake Powell.

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Red Fleet State Park 

Nestled among scenic red slick-rock formations, Red Fleet Reservoir offers excellent boating and year-round fishing. This picturesque state park is located 10 miles north of Vernal just off Highway 191.  Recently a dinosaur track way dating back 200 million years was discovered in the area.

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Northern Utah Eastern Utah


Antelope Island State Park - Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. It is reached via a 7.5 mile causeway.

Bear Lake State Park - Bear Lake is nestled high in the Rocky Mountains on the Utah-Idaho border. Water-skiing, swimming, scuba diving and sailing are favorite activities.

Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park - This former military post quartered the largest troop concentration in the United States from 1858 to 1861.

Deer Creek State Park - Deer Creek Reservoir lies in the southwest corner of beautiful Heber Valley and consistently provides some of Utah's  finest year-round fishing.

East Canyon State Park - East Canyon Reservoir is a 680-acre boating and  year-round fishing delight nestled in the mountains northeast of Salt Lake City.

Great Salt Lake State Park - A marina with 300 slips is available for year-round boating on the lake that seldom freezes.

Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park - The Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park is a 28-mile trail for non-motorized use.

Hyrum State Park - Hyrum State Park invites boating, year-round fishing, water-skiing, camping and swimming on a 450-acre lake in northern Utah.

Jordan River OHV Park & Modelport - Jordan River State park is located between North Temple and 2200 North in Salt Lake City and extends 4.8 miles.

Jordanelle State Park - Jordanelle Reservoir is located in a picturesque mountain setting near Heber City. The park offers an array of recreational opportunities near the Wasatch Front.

Rockport State Park - Rockport Reservoir features first-rate, year-round fishing, water-skiing, swimming, sail boarding and sail boating.

Utah Lake State Park - At Utah Lake you can fish year-round for channel catfish, walleye, white bass, black bass and several different species of panfish in Utah's largest fresh water lake.

Wasatch Mountain State Park - Wasatch Mountain State Park, in beautiful Heber Valley, is Utah's most developed state park. Tucked away in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the park is both a summer and winter wonderland.

Willard Bay State Park - Willard Bay rests atop the Great Salt Lake flood plain in northern Utah. Its 9,900 acres of fresh water provide boating, water-skiing and year-round fishing for crappie, walleye, wiper and catfish.

 

Southeastern Utah

Dead Horse Point State Park - Towering 2,000 feet directly above the Colorado River, Dead Horse Point provides a breathtaking panorama of Canyonlands' sculptured pinnacles and buttes.

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum - Edge of The Cedars State Park is the site of a pre-Colombian Pueblo Indian ruin and a modern museum.

Goosenecks State Park - Four miles off Utah Highway 261 near Mexican Hat, you can look into a 1,000-foot-deep chasm carved through the Pennsylvanian Hermosa Formation by the silt-laden San Juan River.


Goblin Valley State Park - Scores of intricately eroded creatures greet visitors to Goblin Valley.

Green River State Park - Green River State Park is an oasis on the bank of the Green River where tall cottonwood trees shade well-manicured lawns.

Huntington State Park - This beautifully landscaped state park is 237 acres of boating, swimming and fishing fun.

Millsite State Park - A secluded 435-acre lake at the mouth of scenic Ferron Canyon awaits visitors who love water-oriented activities.

Red Fleet State ParkRed Fleet Reservoir offers excellent boating and year-round fishing.

Scofield State Park - Scofield is both a summer and winter recreation delight. It is situated 7,600 feet above sea level in the Manti-LaSal Mountains of the Wasatch Plateau. The 2,800-acre lake offers excellent boating and year-round fishing.

Starvation State Park - Starvation Reservoir offers 3,500 acres of year-round fishing and boating fun four miles northwest of Duchesne.

Steinaker State Park - Sandy beaches, swimming, boating and water-skiing top the list of activities at Steinaker.

Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum - Step back in time as  you walk through the dinosaur garden.  The park features seventeen life-size prehistoric animal replicas.

 

Central Utah

Fremont Indian State Park - Fremont Indian State Park was established to preserve Clear Creek Canyon's treasury of rock art and archaeological sites.

Palisade State Park - Seventy-acre Palisade Reservoir draws swimmers, year-round anglers and non-motorized watercraft enthusiasts.

Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum - Utah's oldest existing governmental building is the Territorial Statehouse in Fillmore. In anticipation of Utah's statehood, Brigham Young directed construction of the building as the state's capitol.

Yuba State Park - Warm water and sandy beaches lure visitors to Yuba from April through November for boating, swimming, water-skiing, picnicking and year-round fishing.

 

Southwestern Utah

Anasazi State Park Museum - Ancient Indian village located in Boulder on State Route 12. 

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Parks - Twelve miles off U.S. Highway 89 near Kanab, lies the wide-sweeping expanse of Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. It is a wonderful place for riding off-highway vehicles.

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park - Escalante Petrified Forest State Park features colorful deposits of mineralized wood and dinosaur bones.

Gunlock Sate Park - In scenic red rock country, 15 miles northwest of sunny St. George lies the 240-acre Gunlock Reservoir where year-round boating, water sports and quality fishing for bass and catfish attract visitors.

Frontier Homestead State Park - The museum tells the story of development in Iron County when, in the 1850s, Brigham Young sent Mormon missionaries there to mine iron.

Kodachrome Basin State Park - Kodachrome Basin is a spectacle of massive sandstone chimneys.

Otter Creek State Park - Year-round fishing and boating on 3,120-acre Otter Creek Reservoir are the park's featured activities.

Piute State Park - Piute State Park is open year-round for trophy fishing. Popular activities include camping, boating, waterfowl  hunting in season and rock hounding.

Quail Creek State Park - Quail Creek State Park provides excellent year-round camping, picnicking, boating, and trout and bass fishing in sunny southwest Utah.

Snow Canyon State Park - Red Navajo sandstone, capped by an overlay of black lava rock, makes photography, hiking, biking and camping in Snow Canyon a double treat.