Palisade State Park
Palisade State Park offers three main attractions: A golf course, modern campsites, and a small reservoir for canoeing and fishing. Read more...
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Don't blame the beauty
The scenery surrounding Palisade golf course could be distracting
Located near the tiny community of Sterling, about 133 miles south of Salt Lake City.
Drive US Hwy 89 to the Manti area in central Utah. From Hwy 89 in Sterling, look for the signed turnoff onto Palisade Road and follow that road east to the park.
Palisade State Park
2200 East Palisade Road
PO Box 650070
Sterling, UT 84665-0070
Golf: (435) 835-4653
The park is open year-round with no holiday closures. The golf course is open during later spring, summer and early fall, weather permitting.
Summer hours - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Winter hours - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Day use fees:
$10 per vehicle up to 8 people
$5 Senior (62 or older) per vehicle up to 8 people
$75 Annual State Park Pass is available at the park
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Pass
The18-hole golf course at this park is very popular. In a mountain setting above a small reservoir, the park is very scenic. Campsites and picnic areas extend along the reservoir shoreline. Gas powered boats are not allowed on the reservoir. Canoes and paddle boats are popular and can be rented. The reservoir is heavily stocked for family fishing. Nearby, Six-Mile Canyon provides access to a large network of ATV and snowmobile trails along Skyline Drive.
ATV trails nearby
Snowmobile trails nearby
The modern campground offers 70 sites suitable for tents and RVs. There are also 6 camping cabins. Pull-through and back-in sites can accommodate RVs up to 75 feet. Some sites have full hookups.
Group camping areas are also available.
Paddle boats and Paddleboards: $15 for 1 hour, $30 for 4 hours, and $50 for all day
Canoes and Adult Kayaks: $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 4 hours and $30 for all day
Kid Kayaks: $5 for 1 hour and $15 for 4 hours
Fire Pits: $10 per night (Limited supply- on a first come-first serve basis)
Arapeen Campground: $20 per night for Single Sites/ $40 per night for Double Sites (no hookups)
$25 per night for Single Sites/ $50 per night for Double Site (electric only)
Pioneer Campground: $20 per night for Single Sites/ $40 per night for Double Sites
Sanpitch Campground: $20 per night for Single Sites/ $40 per night for Double Sites (no hookups) or $30 (full hookups)
Wakara Campground: $30 per night for Single Sites/ $60 per night for Double Sites (full hookups) $25 per night (electric/water only)
Cabins: Full Amenities: $80 per night Basic Amenities: $60 per night
Basic Amenities: $40 (Sun-Thurs) and $60 (Fri-Sat and Holidays)
Tent Cabins: $35 per night
Extra Vehicles: $10 per night. Extra vehicles are not paid through reservations and must be paid at the park. Only one extra vehicle per single site and two extra vehicles per double site. If you have more than the allowed extra vehicles and they will fit in the site they will be charged $20 per night.
Group Overnight Camping:
Arapeen Group Campground: $3 per person, 50 person min/75 max – 28 vehicles max
Pioneer Group Campground: $3 per person, 30 people min/max – 14 vehicles max or 7 with trailers – 50 ft max
Sanpitch Group Campground: $3 per person, 50 person min/75 max – 33 vehicles max
Wakara Group Campground: $3.50 per person, 50 person min/75 max – 28 vehicles max
(Wakara includes four sites with electric RV hookups
Gold Hill Group Campground: $3 per person, 30 people min/max – 14 vehicles max or 7 with trailers
800-322-3770 (toll-free from outside the Salt Lake City area)
801-322-3770 (from within the Salt Lake City area)
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