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Description - Stateline Dam, Lyman Project, on the east fork of Smiths Fork within the Wasatch National Forest in Utah, is about 1/2 mile south of the Utah-Wyoming State line.Recreation management at Stateline Reservoir is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, Wasatch-Cache National Forest.. The Forest Service can be reached at (801) 342-5100. The reservoir is situated 20 miles south of Mountain View, Wyoming, and extends into northern Utah's Uinta Mountains. It sits at the 9,160-foot elevation in a timber setting with a 300-acre surface area. The managed recreation season is June through October with moderate use. Fish species include rainbow, brook, and cutthroat trout. Non-reservation area. Fees are charged. Stream fishing below the reservoir. Bridger Lake U.S. Geological Survey map covers the area.

Attractions - The Uinta Mountains are comprised of beautiful canyons, soaring peaks, pristine lakes, rivers, and streams. Campers and outdoor enthusiasts come to enjoy the natural beauty of this rugged terrain. The area is filled with trails allowing hiking, biking, horseback riding, and ATV riding. Fishing and boating/canoeing opportunities are numerous.

Recreation - Recreational activities include; biking, bird watching, boating, camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking, swimming, horseback riding and viewing wildlife. This site also has ATV trails.

Climate - Mountains and high plateaus exist in this region of Utah. Elevations range from 4,800 feet to 13,500 feet. The climate varies with the elevation and seasons. Expect hot summer days at lower elevations, with temperatures reaching 95 degrees F. Summer in the higher elevations is mild with high temperatures reaching 85 degrees F. Winter can be very cold, especially at higher elevations. Visitors to the mountains can expect temperatures between 35 to 50 degrees F during the day and near 30 degrees F at night. Winter temperatures at lower elevations are milder than in the mountains. The lack of moisture in the air makes low temperatures much more bearable. Utah is an arid state with much of its precipitation reaching the ground in the form of winter snow and summer thunderstorms.

Location - Stateline Reservoir is situated in southwest Wyoming, 20 miles south of Mountain View. All-weather access over State Rd. 410, then improved gravel Forest Rd. 72.

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Utah Reservoirs - Included here are short descriptions of many of the large reservoirs in Utah. Many of these reservoirs are part of State Parks and more information can be found under the Utah State Parks listing.


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