Red Fleet State Park

The picturesque reservoir here offers great fishing and boating, and the campground is very nice. As a result, this state park is a quality destination in its own right. It also serves as a convenient base camp to explore the surrounding area.




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This park offers stunning scenery in a red rock area just north of Vernal. It has excellent camping and fishing, and makes a great base camp to explore Dinosaur National Monument and other area attractions.


Located along US Hwy 191, about 13 miles north of the town of Vernal.
Approximately 188 miles east of Salt Lake City.

Contact Information

Red Fleet State Park
8750 North Highway 191
Vernal, UT 84078-7801
(435) 789-4432

Seasons/Open Hours

Open year-round (no holiday closures)
Summer - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Winter - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Holiday Closures: None

Entrance Fees

$7 for day use including watercraft launches
$4 day-use for Utah seniors 62+
$75 annual pass is available at the park
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Pass


Ice fishing
ATV riding and biking nearby


The developed campground offers some sites with full RV hookups. All sites are back-in and accommodate tents and RVs up to 30 feet. This park does not offer a group camping area.

Camping Reservations

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


Developed campground
Modern restrooms
Picnic area
RV dump station
Boat ramp and docks
ATV and bike trails nearby
Fish cleaning station


Historical Weather


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