Deer Creek State Park

Current Conditions

Last Updated: 06/12/2024

NOTICE: The Sailboat Beach Day-Use Area will be closed to all public access beginning May 1, 2023 through Spring 2026 for construction as part of the Deer Creek Intake Project. Read our announcement for additional details.

NOTICE: Launch ramps are open. Courtesy docks are in. Use the ramp and reservoir at your own risk. Visit our boat ramp conditions webpage to learn more.


The Island Boat Ramp: Open

The Main Deer Creek Boat Ramp: Open

Learn more about other Utah State Parks boat ramp conditions HERE.


Day-Use: Open.  
Winter Rates Apply October 16th-April 12th.

$15 seven days a week. Utah Seniors 65 and older are $10.

Summer rates apply April 13-October 15.  Please pay cash at the iron rangers, or use a card at the yellow pay stations, or use the QR code if booths are not attended.

$20 per day per vehicle 7 days a week.

Reservoir Surface: All open water.
Water Temp: ~64 degrees. Click here for live water quality data.

Water Level: 99.3% full.  Click here for live Deer Creek Reservoir data.

Main Boat Ramp  Open.
Island Boat ramp Open.


Fishing Conditions: wildlife.utah.gov/hotspots/deercreek
Additional Fishing Info:  
Road Conditions: 


Camping Info    

All campgrounds are now open. Each site is a maximum of two vehicles allowed. 1 vehicle is included in the reservation. The additional vehicle is $30 per night for the duration of the reservation.

All campsites are available for reservation on a four-month rolling basis. For example, on January 1st individual sites are available for reservation through May 1st. You can book a maximum of 13 days beyond the last date of the reservation window. For more information please contact our Reservation Call Center at 800-322-3770 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) Monday through Friday. The call center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Chokecherry Campground – OPEN. Full Hookup 30/50 AMP
Great Horned Owl Campground – Open No Hookups

Fox Den Campground- OPEN. Full Hookup 50 AMP at $60 per night.

Wallsburg Group overnight- Closed. Will open in June for weekday camping only Monday-Wednesday. No weekends.

Wallsburg Day Use Group Pavillion: The west pavillion in our Wallsburg area will be available for Day Use rental on Friday, Saturday, Sunday from June-September. It is a day rental with five included parking stalls. $400 per reservation allows 5 vehicles under the reservation, designated parking, and the whole west pavillion. Click the reserve visit https://utahstateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/deer-creek-state-park/r/campsiteDetails.do?contractCode=UT&siteId=50659&parkId=342171

Reservations are recommended for summer camping and can be made up to 4 months in advance.  Unreserved campsites are first-come-first-served day-of only.  Reservations are accepted between May 1st and October 15th.   You can make campground reservations online or call 1-800-322-3770. 

Dog Information: Must be kept on a leash no longer than 6′ and please remember to pick up after your pet. They are allowed on boats.

Aquatic Invasive Species Information: Our Decon hours are 7:30 am- 7:00 PM daily. For information about the new required education please visit https://stdofthesea.utah.gov/

ANY boats coming from infested waters such as Lake Powell, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, California, New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico, and Canada MUST be decontaminated BEFORE entering Deer Creek State Park Reservoir.  For more information, visit: STDoftheSea.com

Decontamination Schedule: Our Decon hours are 7:30 am- 7:00 PM daily.


Fun Activities:

Deer Creek Island Resort offers boat rentals, food, convenience store, large pavilion, dry storage, boat shrink wrapping, and wedding parties, call (435) 654 2155 or visit https://deercreekislandresort.com/ to make a reservation for rentals, group pavilion, and events. 

The Lakehouse Restaurant located at The Island area of Deer Creek State Park. OPEN Private dock may be used for rentals and Restaurant patrons only. Free Reservation required to use the dock. Please call them for the most current hours. 5317 S HIGHWAY 189 HEBER, UT 84032  TEXT/CALL: 435.210.7474,  thelakehousedeercreek.com

Uinta Kiting Have you ever wanted to fly across the water? Uinta Kiting offers kite surfing lessons. Call (435) 647-6676 or visit uintakiting.com to make a reservation.

Zipline Utah offers year-round zip line tours in the Rainbow Bay day-use area, OPEN call (866) 923-1063 to make reservations.

Rainbow Bay Aqua Park is a fun floating obstacle course. (866) 304-8683 to book reservations for the Aqua Park and or the group pavilion. OPEN.

Efoil lessons are offered through Adventure Elevated LLC. Adventure Elevated LLC is a great source for all things Efoil at Deer Creek. To book a lesson, demo, or purchase visit https://adventureelevated.com/