Jordanelle State Park

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June 12, 2021 – Free Fishing Day

A fishing license is not required this day, however, all other regulations apply.

June 19, 2021 – Valkyrie Multi-Sport Relay @ Rock Cliff

The Valkyrie Relay™ is Utah’s only multisport relay race, spanning nearly 100 miles of Utah’s spectacular ‘Wasatch Back’ mountain range. The event pits teams of up to 9 specialized competitors against each other, racing against the clock, and exchanging between trail running, kayak/canoe paddling, marathon, mountain biking, stand-up paddleboarding, open water swimming, and road cycling. Race day consists of four events: FullSprintMarathon, and Half—everything culminating with an all-day Expo (Endurance Sports Summit) at the finish line. Rock Cliff will be closed to the public on Saturday, June 19th from 5 AM – 11 AM for this private event.  

July 10, 2021 – County Cooperative Weed Spray Day @ Rock Cliff and Perimeter Trail – CANCELED due to fire danger

Wasatch County, park personnel, and volunteers will be spraying noxious weeds along the Perimeter Trail and around Rock Cliff and Ross Creek.  Spraying will start around 7 AM and will end later in the day as weather and wind allow.  If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact the park.  Dedicated Hunters may also earn volunteer hours.  Contact your DWR Dedicated Hunter coordinator.

August 12, 2021 @ 9:00 PM – Dark Sky & Perseid Meteor Shower Event @ Rock Cliff

Celebrate the peak of the Perseid meteor shower at this International Dark Sky Park! View galaxies, planets, nebulae, and our Moon through high-powered telescopes provided by park staff and volunteers. Meet at the Boat Ramp Parking Area of Rock Cliff. Bring a comfortable chair or a blanket (and maybe some bug spray, too!) to enjoy the show! Evening-use fee applies to attend – $10 per vehicle. Notify park staff that you are there for the star party when entering. Call the Park Office for more information.

August 14, 2021 – Jordanelle Triathlon @ Rock Cliff

It’s not every day that you can say you raced one of Triathlete Magazine’s Top 100 events in the Nation! The Jordanelle Triathlon is a classic.  It’s one of Utah’s premier race venues, with some of the clearest open water, scenic bike courses, and a run course unlike any other event around. You’ll enjoy everything from the river bottom boardwalks in Rock Cliff Recreation Area to the local country backdrop of Francis and Woodland. This race is guaranteed to remind you of why you love the outdoors.  If you haven’t raced Jordanelle Triathlon in a while, this is definitely the year to come and say “Hi” to an old friend. Jordanelle has also hosted numerous USA Triathlon regional championships, so you know you’ll be getting a competitive course with a storied history!

August 14, 2021 – Military Appreciation Day 

Free day-use entry for all current and retired military.  Simply show your military ID at the gate. The Veterans Salute 5K, Fun Run, and Pancake Breakfast have been canceled this year.

August 14, 2021 – Kayak Fishing Bass Tournament @ Ross Creek

Come test your skill at this multi-park fishing tournament. Small fishing tournament of 15-30 kayaks. The impact should be minimal.  Access will not be impacted.

May 15th – Hyrum
July 10th – Deer Creek
August 14th – Jordanelle
September 11th – Starvation
September 18th – Echo

TBD – Park City Sailing Regatta

Park City Sailing Association will be holding its annual fall Sailing Regatta at the PWC Ramp. The PWC Ramp will be closed to the public for this private event. 

September 11, 2020 – Patriot Day 

Free day use for all military (current and retired), law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, and emergency responders.  Simply show your ID at the gate.

October 10, 2021 – Salt City Bassmasters Tournament @ Hailstone

Small fishing tournament of 15-30 boats.  The impact should be minimal.  Access will not be impacted.