Quail Creek State Park

Decontamination

From Laura Melling, Sand Hollow State Park Complex Manager…Lake Powell’s situation is an immense threat to all Utah waters and protection will be the focus at Sand Hollow Complex Parks; with the resources available, staying Quagga free at Sand Hollow/Quail Creek/Gunlock will be our top priority.
Lake Powell will provide some education/information at their boat ramps but will not be decontaminating watercraft exiting the park. The main focus at Sand Hollow will shift from decontamination boats exiting Sand Hollow; to prevention/decontamination of high risk boats prior to entering Sand Hollow Complex Parks. Between September 13, 2012 and May 15, 2013 Sand Hollow contacted 455 boats last launched on Lake Powell and 1,017 coming from Lake Mead/Lower Colorado waters. These watercraft are a major threat to Utah waters and will be our top priority. We will offer decontamination to all boats. At the request of DWR we are encouraging local boaters to “Clean, Drain and Dry” on their own. Decontamination will continue to be available at Gunlock State Park.

Watercraft going from Sand Hollow to Quail Creek, Gunlock and beyond do not require a decontamination. Clean tags are no longer used. If you have questions are require further information, please contact Sand Hollow State Park 435-680-0715.
Thank you for your support in keeping our waters Quagga free.

Clean, Drain and Dry Schedule
Months of the Year………Out of the Water
March-May…………………………….18 Days
June-August…………………………….7 Days
September-November………………….30 Days
December-February…………………….30 Days
Or 3 consecutive days of  freezing temperatures.