Utah State Parks Blog

Park of the Week: Starvation State Park

Posted on: June 29th, 2015

The sprawling waters of Starvation Reservoir offer great fishing and boating. Enjoy sandy beaches and a grassy day-use area for picnics and volleyball. Camp in developed areas of Beach or Mountain View campgrounds or spend the night in one of three cabins.  Primitive shoreline camping is available at Indian Bay, Rabbit Gulch, Juniper Point and […]

Top Three Hikes at Wasatch Mountain State Park

Posted on: June 25th, 2015

Hiking is a perfect summer activity for families. Experience breathtaking views, watch mountain wildlife and discover educational historic sites while hiking in the park. Wasatch Mountain State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell shares three of her favorite hikes: Huber Grove Trail- Difficulty: Easy, Distance: One mile A perfect hike for children, the Huber Grove Trail, located across […]

Park of the Week: Wasatch Mountain State Park

Posted on: June 23rd, 2015

Year-round adventure awaits at Wasatch Mountain State Park. Camp, hike, mountain bike, golf, explore off-highway vehicle and horseback trails and more on over 23,000 acres. Park facilities include 122 camping/picnicking areas, modern restrooms, showers and utility hookups, one group-use pavilion, two cabins and four overnight group areas. The Chalet, a ranch-style building complete with kitchen […]


Park of the Week: Huntington State Park

Posted on: June 15th, 2015

Explore Huntington State Park Cinnamon-colored buttes provide a backdrop for this quiet desert oasis.  Popular with locals, this warm-water reservoir is ideal for waterskiing, fishing and camping. New this summer, park staff installed five slacklines to those wanting a different sort of activity. A slackline is webbing that is tensioned between two anchor points and […]


Park of the Week- East Canyon State Park

Posted on: June 8th, 2015

Explore East Canyon State Park Tucked away in the mountains of northeastern Utah, East Canyon State Park is a popular destination for boating, fishing and camping. Stay in a yurt or cabin, or sleep under the stars in the campground. East Canyon also holds a bit of history. Explore the nearby Mormon Pioneer Trail, the […]


Road Trip Itinerary- Southwestern Utah

Posted on: June 3rd, 2015

Looking to get outdoors, but just don’t know where to go? Here is the first of many trip itineraries we are providing to help you explore Utah and enjoy Utah’s state parks. I-15 Corridor: Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum- Fillmore Frontier Homestead State Park Museum – Cedar City Sand Hollow State Park – Hurricane Snow […]

Explore Utah!

Posted on: June 1st, 2015

Join Utah State Parks this summer for our Explore Utah campaign geared towards getting people outdoors and exploring Utah. From the shifting sands at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park to the trout-filled waters of Bear Lake State Park, Utah provides a variety of affordable recreational opportunities for Utah families and visitors. Our 43 state parks […]


Plan Ahead for Cold Water

Posted on: April 27th, 2015

With mild spring temperatures, boaters, anglers and paddlers are visiting Utah reservoirs early this year. The rise in attendance has Utah State Parks boating rangers reminding everyone to be mindful of cold water temperatures and to protect themselves from over exposure, which can be immediately life-threatening. Currently all northern Utah reservoirs have water temperatures below […]

Welcome to the new website!

Posted on: February 24th, 2015

Welcome to the new Utah State Parks website! We hope you enjoy the new look as much as we do. The site was designed with our customers in mind so you could quickly and easily find the information you want, buy a parks pass, make a camping reservation and brush up on boating laws all […]

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