East Canyon State Park

Events

WOW- women on the water fishing tournament                                         5/21/2022

East Canyon State Park and the Utah Division of Wildlife are teaming up once again for our annual women on the water fishing tournament.  This is a family-friendly opportunity where female anglers showcase their angling abilities.  Sign up here

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Kayak Fishing Seminar                                                                                 June 11   9AM-12PM

East Canyon State Park and DWR are excited to present experts from Kayak Fishing Utah  to offer a free Kayak Fishing Clinic for anglers who have never fished from a kayak before. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to participate.  Park Fees will apply to enter the park.

Join us for a fun day on the water!

The following will be covered

  • Safety while fishing from a kayak
  • Equipment and gear needed
  • How to select and set up a kayak for fishing
  • How to fish from a kayak
  • Fish handling

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Youth Fishing Tournament                                                                           Completed         

East Canyon State Park and the Utah Division of Wildlife have partnered to host the 4th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, April 30, 2022. This youth trout tournament is for ages 5-17. We aim to provide an avenue for youth to showcase their abilities and to accommodate all skill levels. Even if your kids have never fished before, everyone is welcome to participate!  

 

Register Here

 

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Dark Sky Festival & Astronomy Day                                                           Completed                 

Celebrate National Astronomy Day at East Canyon State Park! We are welcoming our friends from the University of Utah’s South Physics Observatory to co-host this fun-filled day of activities for the whole family!
 
3:00 PM – Solar Viewing: Safely gaze at our Sun through special solar telescopes while you learn all about the wonderful star that keeps us alive!
 
5:00 PM – Telescope Workshop: Interested in buying your own telescope or learning how to use one? Then our Telescope Workshop is for you!
 
8:00 PM – Dark Sky Program: Did you know that over 2/3rds of the world’s population cannot see the Milky Way from where they live? Attend our Dark Sky Program to discover what light pollution is and how you can mitigate it.
 
8:30 PM – Astrophotography Workshop: Have you ever wanted to learn to take stunning night sky and Milky Way photos… even with your phone? Attend our astrophotography course to learn how!
 
9:00 PM – Star Party: As darkness falls, enjoy the beautiful dark skies at this International Dark Sky Park! View galaxies, planets, nebulae, and other celestial objects at our star party!
 
These events are weather-dependent. Please keep an eye on our main Facebook page for weather-related updates. Park entrance fee applies. Call the park office for more information, (801) 829-6866.

 

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Eggstravaganza                                                                                                 Completed   

Join the East Canyon State Park staff for our annual East Canyon Egg Hunt. Thousands of eggs will be in place for children. $25.00 per car day use fee will apply. For more information, call 801-829-6866

Únase al personal de East Canyon State Park para nuestra búsqueda anual de huevos de East Canyon. Miles de huevos estarán en el lugar para los niños. Se aplicará la tarifa de uso diario de $25.00 por automóvil. Para obtener más información, llame al 801-829-686

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Fins and Fur Ice Fishing Derby                                                            Completed   

Fins and Fur will be hosting their annual ice fishing derby at East Canyon State Park.  For more information, please visit Fins and Fur Ice Fishing Derby

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Winterfest                                                                                          Completed

Join the staff of East Canyon State Park for our annual Winterfest.   All of your winter fun in one great place.  From x country skiing to snowmobiling.  Learn how to ice fish and much more.  For further questions please give us a call at 801-829-6866.

 

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East Canyon/Lost Creek Slot Buster Ice Fishing Tournament                              Completed

The granddaddy of all ice fishing events in Utah.  Up to $5,000 pay out for first place!  Sign up for both events or a single park event.  Make it a great weekend in this one of kind slot busting event.    Sign up today, please visit Slot Buster Registration

 For further questions please give us a call at 801-829-6866.

 

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Tagged Fish Challenge                                                                             Completed

Join us for our annual fall classic!   The fish are tagged and swimming in the water ready to be caught.  Sign up, catch a tagged fish, redeem the tag at the park office, and get a cool prize.  To register please visit this link for  Tickets

 

Military Appreciation Day                                                                   Completed

Join the staff of East Canyon State Park for our annual Military Appreciation Day.   This is a special thank you to all of our current and retired military personnel with free entry into the park.  For further questions please give us a call at 801-829-6866.

 

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Youth Fishing Contest:                                                                                             Completed

East Canyon State Park and the Utah Division of Wildlife have partnered to host the 3rd Annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, April 17, 2021. This youth trout tournament is organized into three age brackets: 5-9 years old, 10-14 years old, and 15-17 years old. We aim to provide an avenue for youth to showcase their abilities and to accommodate all skill levels. Even if your kids have never fished before, everyone is welcome to participate!  

Register Here

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East Canyon State Park Ice Fishing Challenge                                                                                        Completed

It’s our 8th annual ice fishing tournament.  Test your skills and join us for a fun afternoon of fishing!  For tickets please visit  Tickets

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Military Appreciation Day                                                 Annual Event-Aug

Join the staff of East Canyon State Park for our annual Military Appreciation Day.   This is a special thank you to all of our current and retired military personnel with free entry into the park.  For further questions please give us a call at 801-829-6866.

 

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Eggstravaganza                                                                   Completed

It’s back again this year!   With thousands of eggs and fun activities for the kids, it will be a fun event you won’t want to miss.   Please remember the park fee of $20.00 per carload.   Please come on time.  Join us!!!

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