East Canyon State Park


East Canyon Reservoir is located in the mountains northeast of Salt Lake City. It is along the historic route where groups, including Mormon pioneers and the Donor Party, crossed the mountains. Today a beautiful reservoir is found in the mountain valley. It is a popular spot for boating, fishing, camping and picnicking. Read more...

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Main Attractions

Boating and fishing close to the Wasatch Front
Nice campground at a scenic reservoir

Location

Located 12 miles south of the town of Morgan along SR 66
Approximately 28 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.

Contact Information

East Canyon State Park
5535 South Highway 66
Morgan, UT 84050-9694
(801) 829-6866

Seasons/Open Hours

Year-round 6 am to 10 pm
Holiday Closures: none

Entrance Fees

$9 per vehicle includes use of watercraft launches $5 per vehicle for Utah seniors 62+ 75 Annual Pass is available at the park 35 Senior Adventure (annual) Pass

Activities

Boating
Fishing
Ice fishing
Camping
Swimming
Picnicking
Hiking
Biking

Camping

Dixie Creek Campground: $20 (water, electric hookups) or $25 (full hookups)
Yurts: $60 ($200 security deposit required, heat is off from May 15 - Oct 15 )
Big Rock Campground: $12 (primitive)
Back-in sites are available and can accommodate vehicles up to 42 feet
Group campsite available

Camping Reservations

800-322-3770 (toll-free from outside the Salt Lake City area)
801-322-3770 (from within the Salt Lake City area)

Facilities

Paved boat ramps
Boat dry storage
Boat rentals
Campgrounds with hookups
Group camping areas
Camping yurts
Day use pavilion
Concession service
Modern restrooms
Showers
Hiking trails
Bike trails

 

Historical Weather

Feb

38F 17F Average Temperature
1.5" Avg. Precipitation (inches)
17.1" Avg. Snowfall (inches)
 
 
 
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