Description. Deer Creek Reservoir lies in the southwest corner of beautiful Heber Valley and consistently provides some of Utah’s finest year-round fishing. Warm water and predictable canyon winds make Deer Creek extremely popular for boating, wind surfing, sunbathing, swimming and sailboating.
Facilities include a concrete boat launching ramp, 35-unit campground with modern rest rooms and showers, two group-use areas, sewage disposal and fish cleaning stations and paved parking area. Two concessionaires provide a restaurant, boat rentals, gasoline and sundries.
The park also includes picnicking, group pavilion, drinking water, modern rest rooms, vault toilets, showers, waste disposal, utility hookups, and concession service.
Some of the activities include: boating, fishing, swimming, watchable wildlife, and winter activities with golfing, 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 nonrefundable 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 Deer 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.
Deer Creek State Park