Last Updated: 10-1-2022

Welcome to Great Salt Lake State Park

Winter Hours: The Park is open from 9am – 5pm and the Visitor Center is open from 9am – 5pm

The Visitor’s Center will be closed October 11th for their Semiannual Inventory Day, the park remains open


If you wish to pay your Day-Use fee ahead of time you can do so here https://parkspass.utah.gov/parks/UTGREA, have your receipt ready to scan when you arrive at the park gate.

Drone use is by permit only. Permits may be obtained at the Visitor Center or Entrance Station for a fee of $1.00. You may also print the form here and bring it with you.  

Metal Detecting is by permit only. Permits may be obtained at the Visitor Center or Entrance Station for a fee of $1.00. 

Boat Tours of the lake provided by Exclusive Excursions.  Tour Season has ENDED. Click this link for more info on Exclusive Excursions

Field Trip Information. Field trips must be approved by the Park, if inquiring about a Field Trip to the Great Salt Lake State Park please email alemmon@utah.gov

Black Rock Access

A Trailhead has been added to access Black Rock. It is a little over 1/4 mile of a walk from where the trailhead begins to Black Rock. You can also enter the park and walk from Sunset Beach to Black Rock for ~1 mile of a walk

If you have further questions, please see Park Staff at the Visitor Center.

View our park map and brochure

This State Park provides boat slips, public viewpoints of Great Salt Lake, sail and motorboat access, and a search and rescue operations center. The lake, which is two to seven times saltier than the ocean, is also a popular destination for bird watching as it is a major stop for millions of migratory birds.

For current conditions out on the lake, visit our partner website at gslmarina.com

The Campground is open year-round and offers RV sites that can accommodate up to a 40′ RV. Campsites have water and electricity (AC110, 30amp, and 50amp), also available all year.  There is also an RV dump station. There are Primitive Beach Tent Only sites. No hookups or vehicle access on the beach. Primitive sites have an established Fire Pit. To reserve a spot, contact Reserve America at 1-800-322-3770, or visit their website at www.reserveamerica.com

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