Quail Creek State Park

Current Conditions

Last Updated: 05-29-24

NOTICE: Beginning in Fall/Winter 2023 through the duration of Summer 2024, the road accessing Quail Creek State Park, HWY 318, will be under construction. The park will remain open the entire duration of this construction project however please be aware that there may be alternative routes to access the State Park. We apologize for any inconvenience.


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

NOTICE: Quail Creek State Park is currently open to EVERYONE.    Visit the Utah State Parks COVID-19 webpage for updated information.  

Day-Use: Open  

Launch Ramp: Conditions at the main ramp are good.  The south boat ramp is open.  The boat ramp is closed during certain hours of the season; see boat ramp hours for more information.  

  • Be careful within 150 feet of the shoreline for submerged trees around the reservoir.

Campground: Reservations are always recommended.  No more than two vehicles per site no exceptions. The campground can not accommodate multiple camping units per site. Potable water is provided in different areas within the campground. Check in time is 3:00 p.m. Check out time is 12:00 p.m. The new southern portion of the campground is OPEN. The new constructed campsites are first come first serve at this time. Every campsite (sites 25-50) has power and water. The dump station and showers are up and running. To make a camping reservation for campsites 1-23, please call 1-800-322-3770.      

Fires: Quail Creek State Park is currently under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. No open fires are allowed except within established campfire facilities in our improved campgrounds and picnic areas. Visit utahfireinfo.gov for more information on these restrictions. #FireSense makes sense 

Water Level: average.

Fishing Conditions: http://wildlife.utah.gov/hotspots/   In the morning and evenings, all fish are more active.  When the water is calm and clear, and the sun is on the lower horizon, Trout and Bass are more active.  Blue Gills hit throughout the day sitting in the shade and cover.  Trout, in the warmer hours, are sitting around 40 feet deep and/or in cover.   Fish are enjoying power bait and worms.        

Quagga: All out-of-state boats will be inspected before launching. Boats requiring decontamination must go to Sand Hollow State Park or the Port of Entry. All ski/wake boats must have drained and dry tanks/bags.  30-day dry time or decontamination wash for ALL ski/wake boats with ballast tanks/bags or inboard motors.  When traveling from one lake to another, please be sure to pull your drain plug.  This is a cite-able offense and at Quail Creek State Park, we take this very seriously.      

Road Conditions: Great

Boats: Remember to check your boat registration and bow numbers before bringing your boat out.   Be sure to have all the necessary safety equipment to avoid a citation.

On-Site Concessionaires:

  • Check out paddle boarding at Quail Creek.  http://digpaddlesports.com/  or call 435-467-9988.  Rent paddle boards, kayaks, water carpets, and so much more right on-site.
  • Want to try a Jetski? Mad Moose Concessionaire has you covered.  To make a reservation call 435-200-9399.

Other Information: 

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  • Annual pass The passes are now good from month of purchase to same month the following year.
  • We have relocated our entrance booth, it is farther south from the old location.
  • Pay by envelope at the iron ranger when the gate is unattended during winter hours.

Ice is Never 100% Safe! — Do not judge ice safety on thickness alone. Ice does not form or maintain a uniform thickness. Snow, wind, slush, temperature, and other factors can cause ice thickness and strength to vary greatly, even within inches. Recreate on the ice at your own risk and verify ice thickness as you head out. Click here to learn more ice safety tips.