Description - Strawberry Dam is on the Strawberry River about 29 miles southeast of Provo, Utah. Strawberry Reservoir is the primary storage facility for the Bonneville Unit, Cental Utah Project.Recreation management at Strawberry Reservoir is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, Uinta National Forest. The Forest Service can be reached at (801) 342-5100.
- Reservoir is at 7,600 feet with a 17,200-acre surface area. Managed recreation season is May through October. High use on holidays and weekends. Ice fishing very popular during the winter months. Available fish species include rainbow trout and cutthroat trout. An interpretative trail exists at the fish-stripping station. Reservations are accepted at certain campsites. Fees charged. Snowmobile trails groomed in the winter. Stream fishing above and below the reservoir. Co-op Creek, Strawberry Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest U.S. Geological Service maps cover the area.
Recreation - Recreational activities at Strawberry Reservoir include; boating, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, recreational vehicles, water sports and winter sports.
Climate - The climate of Utah varies with the terrain. Visitors to the mountains will experience cool summer nights and passing storms that can alter a sunny day very quickly. Be prepared with layers when recreating in the mountains.
The deserts and canyons of Utah can be dangerous places. Summer temperatures often reach above 100 degrees F, so be sure to carry water on all adventures. Flash floods in the canyons are also a threat. It is difficult to predict incoming weather when deep within a canyon so check reports before venturing into any narrow canyon areas.
Strawberry reservoir is located 25 miles southeast of Heber City, Utah. All-weather access over U.S. 40.