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.
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