Deer Creek State Park

Current Conditions

Last Updated: 11/19/2023

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 have been removed. The wedge docks will remain in place until ice forms. 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

Fox Den Campground at Deer Creek State Park is available first come first serve and will CLOSE November 6th. Please call 1-800-322-3770 for camping reservations.

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

Day-Use: Open.  
Winter Rates Apply October 16th-April 14th.

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

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

$20 per day per vehicle on Weekends (Sat & Sun) & Holidays. 

$15 per day per vehicle weekdays (Mon – Fri)

Reservoir Surface: All open water.
Water Temp: ~49 degrees. Click here for live water quality data.

Water Level: 88.7% full.  Click here for live Deer Creek Reservoir data.

Main Boat Ramp  Open.
Island Boat ramp Open.

Fishing Conditions:
Additional Fishing Info:  
Road Conditions:  Clear

Camping Info    

Campgrounds are CLOSED for the season. 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 – Closed Full Hookup 30/50 AMP Closes October 23rd
Great Horned Owl Campground – Closed  None Hookup Closes October 23rd

Fox Den Campground-OPEN CLOSED Full Hookup 50 AMP.

Wallsburg Group overnight- Closed.

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 unit is closed for the winter. We encourage you to continue to clean, drain and dry to prevent the spread of mussels.

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:

Decontamination Schedule: Closed for the season.

Fun Activities:

Deer Creek Island Resort offers boat rentals, food, convenience store, large pavilion, and wedding parties, call (435)654 2155 to make a reservation for rentals, group pavilion, and events. Closed for winter.

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,

Uinta Kiting offers kite surfing lessons call (435) 647-6676.

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

The Rainbow Bay Aqua Park is a fun floating obstacle course. New location of Rainbow Bay with new ownership. (866) 304-8683 to book reservations for the Aqua Park and or the group pavilion. Closed for the winter.