Gunlock State Park

Gunlock Reservoir is located in the scenic red rock country of southwestern Utah. It is a pretty little reservoir popular for boating and other water sports. It offers good fishing at times, particularly for largemouth bass and channel catfish. Read more...



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Stand up paddle boarding with Outdoor Rush

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

Main Attractions

This is a nice small reservoir in the red rock country of southern Utah. It is a popular place to boat, fish and engage in water sports.


Located near the town of Gunlock, about 15 miles northwest of St George.

About 318 miles south of Salt Lake City

Contact Information

Gunlock State Park
c/o Sand Hollow State Park
3351 South Sand Hollow Road
Hurricane, UT 84737
(435) 680-0715

Seasons/Open Hours

Park Hours Year Round: 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM Daily.

Boat Ramp Hours

October thru March- Closed
April thru May and Labor Day thru October
Fridays: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am-8:00pm
June thru Labor Day
Daily: 7:00am-8:00pm

Entrance Fees

$10 for day-use, including use of watercraft launches
$5 per day use for Utah seniors 62+
$75 annual pass (can be purchased at the park during boat ramp hours posted above)
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Pass (can be purchased at the park during boat ramp hours posted above)


Water Sports

Camping Fees

A primitive campground with 5 sites is available - vault toilets, no potable water.
Camping fee is $20 per site. Camping is allowed on beaches. The camping fee is $15 per vehicle.

Camping Reservations

Reservations are not accepted. First come, first served.


Boat ramp
Picnic sites
Vault toilets

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