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East Canyon State Park

East Canyon State Park is located in the mountains northeast of Salt Lake City. It is along the historic route where groups including Latter-day Saint pioneers and the Donner 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...




Main Attractions

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


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

$15 per vehicle includes use of watercraft launches $5 per vehicle for Utah seniors 62+ $75.00 Annual Pass is available at the park $35.00 Senior Adventure (annual)Pass


Ice fishing


Dixie Creek Campground: $35 (water, electric hookups) or $40 (full hookups)
Yurts: $100 Fri, Sat, Sun- $70 Mon-Thurs ($200 security deposit required, heat is off from May 15 - Oct 15 )
Big Rock Campground: $20 (primitive)
Group campsite available
Hammock Camping

Camping Reservations

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


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

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Things to Do

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General Information

  • Transportation

    Located 12 miles south of the town of Morgan along SR 66

    Approximately 28 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.

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    90 South West Temple
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
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