Steinaker State Park

Steinaker State Park


Sandy beaches, swimming, boating and waterskiing top the list of activities at Steinaker. Year-round fishing is for rainbow trout and largemouth bass. The park is seven miles north of Vernal, just off Utah Highway 191 in northeastern Utah. Off-highway vehicle riding areas are nearby. A boat launching ramp, modern rest rooms, sewage disposal station, 31 individual campsites and two group-use pavilions are available.

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Park Information

Acres – 2283
Elevation – 5,500 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations Accepted – 5/1-9/15
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Total Units – 31
RV Trailer Sites – 31
Maximum RV Length – 35 ft.
Tent Sites – 31
Fees – call 800-322-3770
The park also includes picnicking, a group pavilion, drinking water, modern rest rooms, vault toilets and waste disposal.

Some of the activities include: boating, fishing and swimming with hiking/biking and off-highway vehicle trails nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 non-refundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $40 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Steinaker State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Steinaker State Park
4335 North Highway 191
Vernal, Utah 84078-7800
(435) 789-4432

Starvation Reservoir State Park

Starvation Reservoir State Park


Starvation Reservoir offers 3,500 acres of year-round fishing and boating fun four miles northwest of Duchesne on Highway 40. A 54-unit campground, sandy beach, modern rest rooms, showers, group-use area, and fish cleaning and sewage disposal stations are available. Primitive camping is allows at designated areas around the reservoir.

Park Information. The park has a total of 3,310 acres with an elevation of 5,700ft. The park is open all year with reservations accepted May 1-September 15. The stay limit is 14 days.

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The park also includes picnicking, drinking water, modern rest rooms, showers and waste disposal. Utility hookups are not available.

Some of the activities include boating, fishing and swimming with off-highway vehicle trails nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 non-refundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $50 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Starvation State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Starvation State Park
P.O. Box 584
Duchesne, Utah 84021-0584
(435) 738-2326

Scofield State Park

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. During winter months, the area serves as a base for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in spectacular mountains surrounding the park.

Scofield State Park is off U.S. Highway 6, just 10 miles southwest on State Route 96. Three state-owned facilities are available for recreationists. Mountain View, located six miles north of Scofield, offers a 34-unit campground, modern rest rooms, hot showers, fish cleaning and sanitary disposal stations, day-use area, rental boat slips and boat launching ramp. Madsen Bay, located on the north end of the reservoir, is a popular area for groups and family reunions. Facilities include a 40-unit campground, modern rest rooms, fish cleaning and sanitary disposal stations, boat ramp and parking. Lakeside day-use area offers modern rest rooms, group-use pavilion and a fishing platform for the disabled.

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Park Information. The park elevation is 7,600 ft and is open May-November, with reservations accepted May 15-September 15.

Some of the activities include boating, fishing and swimming, with hiking, biking and off-highway trails nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 nonrefundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $50 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Scofield State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Scofield State Park
P.O. Box 166
Price, Utah 84501-0166
(435) 448-9449

Rockport State Park

Rockport State Park


Rockport Reservoir features first-rate, year-round fishing, waterskiing, swimming, sailboarding and sailboating. It is 45 miles east of Salt Lake City near Wanship on State Route 32. Eight campgrounds offer both developed and primitive camping in a variety of settings. A cross-country ski trail is available during the winter, and ice fishing also is popular.

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Park Information

Acres – 550
Elevation – 6,000 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations Accepted – 5/10-9/15
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Total Units – 86
RV Trailer Sites – 36
Maximum RV Length – 40 ft.
Tent Sites – 200
Group Camping
Fees – call 800-322-3770
The park also includes picnicking, a group pavilion, drinking water, modern rest rooms, vault toilets, showers, waste disposal and utility hookups.

Some of the activities include boating, fishing, swimming, cross country skiing and watchable wildlife with hiking/biking trails nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 non-refundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $50 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Rockport State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Rockport State Park
9040 North State Hwy. 302
Peoa, Utah 84061-9702
(435) 336-2241

Red Fleet State Park

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. Facilities include a small sandy beach, boat launching ramp, two modern rest rooms, 29 campsites, 32 covered picnic tables, and fish cleaning and sewage disposal stations. Recently a dinosaur trackway dating back 200 million years was discovered in the area.

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Park Information

Elevation – 5,500 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations – None Taken
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Total Units – 38
RV Trailer Sites – 38
Maximum RV Length – 35 ft.
Tent Sites – 38
Fees – call 800-322-3770
The park also includes picnicking, drinking water, modern rest rooms and waste disposal.

Some of the activities include boating, swimming, fishing and watchable wildlife, with hiking/biking and off-highway vehicle trails nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $40 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Red Fleet State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Red Fleet State Park
8750 North Hwy. 191
Vernal, Utah 84078-7801
(435) 789-4432

photo by Andrey Zharkikh

Quail Creek State Park

Quail Creek State Park


Quail Creek State Park provides excellent year-round camping, picnicking, boating, and trout and bass fishing in sunny southwest Utah. The park is three miles east of the Interstate 15 Hurricane exit on State Route 9. Facilities include 23 campsites, modern rest rooms, fish cleaning station and two covered group-use pavilions.

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Park Information

Elevation – 3,300 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations Accepted – All Year
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Total Units – 23
RV Trailer Sites – 23
Maximum RV Length – 35 ft.
Tent Sites – 23
Fees – call 800-322-3770
The park also includes picnicking, a group pavilion, drinking water and modern rest rooms.

Some of the activities include boating, fishing and swimming with off-highway vehicle trails nearby. Boat restrictions – odd/even restriction on weekends/holidays from May 1 through Labor Day.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 nonrefundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $50 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Quail Creek State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Quail Creek State Park
P.O. Box 1943
St. George, Utah 84770-1943
(435) 879-2378

Piute State Park

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. Piute Reservoir is a 3,360-acre mountain lake 12 miles south of Marysvale just off U.S. Highway 89. Facilities are primitive.

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Park Information

Acres – 40
Elevation – 5,900 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations – Not Taken
Camping – Primitive
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Picnicking
Vault Toilets
Boating
Fishing
Swimming
Off-Highway Vehicle Trails Nearby
Biking Trails Nearby
Winter Activities – Fishing
Fees – call 800-322-3770
For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Permits and Passes. Call 800-322-3770.

Piute State Park
P.O. Box 43
Antimony, Utah 84712-0043
(435) 624-3268

Photo by Ken Lund

Palisade State Park

Palisade State Park


Seventy-acre Palisade Reservoir draws swimmers, year-round anglers and non-motorized watercraft enthusiasts. There is also an 18-hole golf course, practice range, professional golf shop and snack bar. Hiking areas abound and Six-Mile Canyon provides excellent off-highway vehicle riding just outside the park.

Palisade State Park is southeast of Manti and is landscaped with trees and grass. Park facilities include 53 individual campsites, sandy beach, modern rest rooms with hot showers, group camping area and covered group-use pavilion. Canoe and paddleboat rentals are available.

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Park Information

Acres – 64
Elevation – 5,800 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations Accepted – 4/1-9/15
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Total Units – 53
RV Trailer Sites – 53
Maximum RV Length – 45 ft.
Tent Sites – 43
Group Camping
Fees – call 800-322-3770
The park also includes picnicking, a group pavilion, drinking water, modern rest rooms, showers and waste disposal.

Some of the activities include boating, fishing, swimming and golfing with off-highway and biking trails nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 nonrefundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $40 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Palisade State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Palisade State Park
2200 Palisade Road
P.O. Box 650070
Sterling, Utah 84665-0070
Golf: (435) 835-4653
(435) 835-7275

Otter Creek State Park

Otter Creek State Park


Year-round fishing and boating on 3,120-acre Otter Creek Reservoir are the park’s featured activities. The park is four miles northwest of Antimony on State Route 22. Camping and picnicking units, modern rest rooms with hot showers, fish cleaning and sewage disposal stations, boat launching ramp and courtesy docks are available.

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Park Information

Acres – 80
Elevation – 6,400 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations Accepted – 3/1-11/1
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Total Units – 30
RV Trailer Sites – 24
Maximum RV Length – 35 ft.
Tent Sites – 6
Group Camping
Fees – call 800-322-3770
The park also includes picnicking, a visitor center/museum, drinking water, modern rest rooms, showers and waste disposal.

Some of the activities include boating, fishing, swimming, watchable wildlife and camping with off-highway vehicle and biking trails nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 non-refundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $40 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Otter Creek State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Otter Creek State Park
P.O. Box 43
Antimony, Utah 84712-0043
(435) 624-3268

Photo by Murray Foubister

Minersville State Park

Minersville State Park


Boating, year-round fishing and camping make Minersville State Park a popular getaway in southwestern Utah. Boat docks, launching ramp, culinary water, electric hookups, modern rest rooms with hot showers, sewage disposal and fish cleaning stations, and 29 campsites enhance recreation on and around the 1,130-acre Minersville Reservoir. The park is located 12 miles west of Beaver off State Route 21.

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Park Information

Acres – 207
Elevation – 5,500 ft.
Park Open – All Year
Reservations Accepted – Apr. – Nov.
Stay Limit – 14 Days
Total Units – 29
RV Trailer Sites – 29
Maximum RV Length – 30 ft.
Tent Sites – 18
Group Camping
Fees – call 800-322-3770
The park also includes picnicking, drinking water, modern rest rooms, showers, waste disposal and utility hookups-electiricty only.

Some of the activities include boating, swimming, fishing and winter activities.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations. Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 non-refundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $40 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Minersville State Park. The permit is valid for the current calendar year. The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Minersville State Park
P.O. Box 1531
Beaver, Utah 84713-1531
(435) 438-5472

Photo by jc.winkler