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Deer Creek State Park
Copyright: - Utah State Parks & Recreation
Deer Creek State Park
Description - Deer Creek State Park lies along the shoreline of Deer Creek Reservoir encompassing 3,260 acres. It is open year round with limited visitor services in the winter months. The site highlights fishing in the reservoir as well as hiking, camping and picnicking.

Attractions - Facilities include a concrete boat launching ramp, 35-unit campground with
modern rest rooms and showers, two group-use areas, sewage disposal and fish
cleaning stations. At the Island Beach Area visitors will find a marina, boat rental, swimming beach and general store.

Recreation - Fishing brings most visitors to Deer Creek State Park, but boating, wind surfing, sunbathing, swimming and sailboating are also accessible at this site. A 35-site campground can accommodate RVs up to 35 feet in length. Visitors are welcomed to stay up to ten consecutive days at the park's campground. Reservations are recommended between May 1 and October 1. A primitive, tent-camping site is open on a first come, first served basis on the southern shores of Deer Creek Reservoir.

Climate - This state park lies at an elevation of 5,400 feet east of the Uinta National Forest. The climate is arid with hot summers and cold winters. Temperatures can vary greatly within one day so layered clothing is recommended in any season. Warm temperatures usually begin in May and last through September. Cool weather can begin in August. Warm layers should be in every campers wardrobe.

Location - Deer Creek State Park lies on the shores of Deer Creek Reservoir southwest of Heber City. The site is accessible via U.S. Highway 189.


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Contact Information:
Deer Creek State Park, P.O. Box 257 , Midway, UT, 84049-0257, Phone: 435-654-0171

Additional Information:
Mountainland - This northern travel region includes portions of the Wasatch and Uinta Mountains as well as the Provo River Basin and the upper Weber River Basin.
Utah State Parks - The Utah State Parks system is comprised of 46 properties throughout the state. The properties consist of heritage, recreation and scenic sites that vary in size and amenities.

Links:
Ohio State Parks - Official Agency Website
Utah State Parks & Recreation - This site is a comprehensive listing of the state parks including maps and contact information.

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