Willard Bay State Park

Boat, swim, water ski, and fish on the warm waters of Willard Bay. Camp under tall cottonwood trees that frame the night sky. Anglers fish for walleye, channel catfish, black crappie and wipers. During winter months, Willard Bay is a wildlife watching area for bald eagles. Two areas, North and South Marinas, offer all the amenities for a weekend at the bay. Read more...




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

Willard Bay North Marina

Select a day-use cabana on the beach, launch your boat, and pick the perfect campsite with full hookups.

Willard Bay South Marina

This boat launching and camping area offers modern facilities for overnight and day-use. It is open April through October.

Main Attractions

Willard Bay is a freshwater reservoir on the edge of the Great Salt Lake. The park here offers excellent opportunities for boating, camping and fishing.


Located near the town of Willard in northern Utah, approximately 50 miles north of Salt Lake City.
The reservoir and park are located just west of I-15. From I-15, take exit 357 to reach the North Marina (main park area) and exit 351 to reach the South Marina.

Contact Information

Willard Bay State Park
900 West 650 North #A
Willard, UT 84340-9999

Seasons/Open Hours

Open year-round, 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
No holiday closures

Entrance Fees

Day use fee is $10 and includes use of watercraft launches
$5 day-use permit for Utah seniors 62+
$75 annual passes are available at the park
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Passes


Water sports
Ice fishing


Modern campgrounds are available at both the North and South marinas. Sites are available for tents and RVs. Some RV sites are pull-through, some are back-in. RVs up to 48 feet can be accommodated.

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 ramps with docks
Boat & watercraft rental
Boat slips
group camping area
Modern restrooms
RV hookups
RV dump station
Marine pumpout
Picnic area
Day use pavilions

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