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East Canyon State Park
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East Canyon State Park
Description - East Canyon State Park lies on the shores of 600-acre East Canyon Reservoir. The park lies in the mountains northeast of Salt Lake City. It is most popular for its boating and water sports, but visitors will also find camping and picnicking opportunities.

Attractions - The facilities at this state park include a wide concrete launching ramp, paved parking
area, modern rest rooms, showers, fish cleaning station and 31-unit campground with a large overflow area. Two spacious, covered pavilions with electricity are available for groups. A concessionaire provides boat rentals and a refreshment stand during the summer.

Recreation - Fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming, camping and picnicking opportunities abound at East Canyon State Park. A 31-site campground is open to tents and RVs up to 35 feet in length. Campers are encouraged to make a reservation between the months of April and October. The park is open in the winter months with limited facilities.

Climate - East Canyon State Park lies in the eastern mountains of Utah at a moderate elevation, which makes for mild summers and cold winters. The area gets most of its precipitation in the form of winter snow and late summer thunderstorms. Like the rest of the state this area is relatively arid.

Location - This state park lies in the Wasatch mountains northeast of Salt Lake City along Utah State Roads 65 and 66.


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Contact Information:
East Canyon State Park, 5535 South Highway 66 , Morgan, UT, 84050-9694, Phone: 801-829-6866

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.
Northern Utah - This region of the state lies north and northwest of Salt Lake City and includes the Great Salt Lake and most of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
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:
Utah State Parks & Recreation - This site is a comprehensive listing of the state parks including maps and contact information.

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