SALT LAKE CITY — Even in the midst of the Coronavirus, state park visitation in Utah has skyrocketed. The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is announcing a 36% increase in visitation during popular 2020 recreation months compared to 2019. From May-August 2019, Utah State Parks had approximately 4,925,123 visitors. Within those same months in […]
From the prominence of Dead Horse Point, 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in the Colorado River, an ever changing landscape unfurls. Immense vertical cliffs meet with canyons carved by ice, water and wind creating a visual masterpiece. Plants and animals surviving on the edge of existence face many challenges of extreme conditions within this high desert environment.
Above the beautiful Heber Valley and along the shores of Jordanelle Reservoir are three distinct recreation areas, Hailstone, Rock Cliff, and Ross Creek, which offer a variety of recreational opportunities. Spend a day or weekend picnicking, camping, boating, or hiking at either or both destinations.
Play 18-holes of golf, paddle or troll on Palisade Reservoir, then set up the perfect campsite. This park offers something for everyone, from its desert canyon golf course, RV and tent camping, to access for off-highway vehicle riding in nearby Six-Mile Canyon.
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