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.
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Deer Creek State Park
- 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.
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.