Steinaker State Park

Steinaker Reservoir offers a paved boat ramp and fishing is good year-round for rainbow trout. During summer, largemouth bass fishing is good. The park offers sandy beaches, swimming, boating and watersports. It also offers a secluded campground overlooking the water. Read more...




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Historical Weather


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

Main Attractions

This park is located at a pretty reservoir just north of Vernal. The reservoir has consistently good fishing and the park makes a great base camp for people exploring Dinosaur Country.


Located just off US 191 about seven miles north of the town of Vernal.
About 181 miles east of Salt Lake City

Contact Information

Steinaker State Park
4335 North Highway 191
Vernal, UT 84078-7800

Seasons/Open Hours

Open Year-round
Summer - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
Winter - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entrance Fees

Day use fee is $7, including use of watercraft launches
$4 day-use for Utah seniors 62+
$75 annual passes are available at the park
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Passes


Ice Fishing
Water sports
ATV trails nearby


The campground here has sites suitable for tents and RVs up to 35 feet. Some have full RV hookups. The campground is located on a hill overlooking the reservoir and is very scenic.
A ground camping area is located nearby.

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


Boat ramp
Developed campground
group camping area
Modern restrooms
Picnic areas
Group day use pavilion
Hiking and ATV trails nearby

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