Description - This state park lies in north central Utah along the Provo River. The park facilities lie on the eastern and western shores of Jordanelle Reservoir, which is part of the Central Utah water development project. The park is divided into two developed areas: Hailstone and Rock Cliff. Both recreation areas provide access to the reservoir and various recreation facilities.
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Jordanelle State Park
- Facilities at this state-administered facility are numerous. Six campgrounds walk-in and drive-in harbor 236 sites for tents and recreational vehicles. Both the Hailstone and Rock Cliff recreation areas have picnic (individual and group) facilities, hiking trails, modern rest rooms, showers, fish
cleaning stations, a visitor center, a boat ramp, sandy beaches and drinking water. Hailstone Recreation Area also maintains 41 day-use cabanas, two small laundromats, children's
play area, 80-slip marina, utility hookups, sewage disposal, fuel dispensing, marina store, restaurant. Unique facilities at Rock Cliff include a Nature Center and boardwalks.
Recreation - Recreation opportunities at Jordanelle State Park are numerous. Between the two developed areas of the park visitors can enjoy camping, picnicking, wildlife watching, fishing, boating, water sports, swimming, hiking and mountain biking.
Climate - Jordanelle State Park lies in the west of the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, at an elevation of 6,200 feet, 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.
Jordanelle Reservoir lies approximately ten miles north of Heber City and can be accessed from U.S. Highway 40 and Utah State Highway 32.