Utah State Parks Blog

Park of the Week- Otter Creek State Park

Otter Creek Reservoir, conveniently located in central Utah, offers some of the state’s finest year-round trout fishing. The park is also a favorite for boating, camping, waterskiing and bird watching.

A 46-site campground offers tent and RV sites, however there are no RV hook ups. Restrooms, showers and a dump station are available.

A host of activities and sightseeing adventures await visitors to Otter Creek. Reel in a trout or water-ski the seven miles of reservoir. Head to the backcountry trails on horseback, mountain bike or ATV and enjoy the grandeur of nature, big open sky and wildlife.

Visitors have access to three ATV trails right from the park. Explore the Garfield County OHV and Great Western Trail systems or the internationally popular Paiute Trail System.

Otter Creek has been rated one of Utah’s best fisheries for rainbow trout. Anglers will also find cutthroat, brown trout and smallmouth bass. Otter Creek has a reputation of producing trout in the four to eight-pound range. The lake’s record is a brown trout weighing 16 pounds, seven ounces.


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