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Huntington State Park
Copyright: - Utah State Parks & Recreation
Huntington State Park
Description - This park lies in central Utah north of Interstate 70 between the San Rafael Swell and the Manti-La Sal National Forest. Activities within the park are centered around 250-acre Huntington Reservoir. Visitors to this park can enjoy water-oriented sports as well as, activities in the terrain surrounding the lake.

Attractions - Facilities at this facility include 22 individual camping units, numerous picnic sites, modern rest rooms, showers, sewage disposal station, a boat launch and a large covered group-use pavilion. Hiking and biking trails are accessible from the park and located within the nearby terrain. Drinking water is available on site.

Recreation - Visitors to this state park can enjoy boating, water skiing, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, camping and picnicking. The park is open year round with limited facilities open in the winter. Ice skating and and ice fishing are popular winter activities at this site.

Climate - This region of Utah, like most others, is arid, receiving approximately 12 inches of rain per year. The fall and spring are the most pleasant times to visit Huntington State Park, and also the most crowded, with warm days and cool nights. Summer brings very hot days and visitors are encouraged to curb rigorous activities during the afternoons. In winter expect warm days and very cold nights.

Location - The park is located immediately north of Huntington on Utah State Route 10 at the base of the Wasatch Plateau.


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Huntington State Park, P.O. Box 1343 , Huntington, UT, 84528-1343, Phone: 435-687-2491

Additional Information:
Central Utah - This is the largest travel region within Utah as it consists of a large area west of the Green River from Canyonlands National Park northward to the Ashley National Forest.
Huntington North Reservoir - With a 240-acre surface area, the off-stream reservoir is situated 2 miles north of Huntington at the 5,480-foot elevation. Managed recreation season is all year, with heavy use. Preferred activities include motorized boating, camping, and swimming. Available species include bluegill, sunfish, largemouth bass, and rainbow trout. Access all-weather from State Rd. 10. Some facilities accessible to persons with disabilities. Reservations accepted fro some campsites. Fees are charged. Huntington U.S. Geological Survey map covers the area.
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.

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Utah State Parks & Recreation - This site is a comprehensive listing of the state parks including maps and contact information.

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