Starvation Reservoir State Park

Boating, skiing, wake boarding and other sports are popular at Starvation Reservoir State Park. The reservoir offers sandy beaches plus good fishing for walleye and some action for trout and perch. The park here offers a very nice developed campground. ATV and other off-highway vehicles are allowed on some trails in the area and Starvation makes a great base camp for those activities. Read more...


Main Attractions

This park offers a very pretty reservoir and nice developed campground in a desert area in eastern Utah. Fishing and watersports are popular at the park.


Located about 4 miles northwest of the town of Duchesne, in eastern Utah.
Approximately 118 miles east of Salt Lake City.

Contact Information

Starvation State Park
PO Box 584
Duchesne, UT 84021-0584

Seasons/Open Hours

Open year-round. No holiday closures
Summer - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Winter - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Entrance Fees

Day use is $7 per vehicle and includes watercraft launches
$4 day-use for Utah seniors 62+
$75 annual passes are available at the park
$35 Senior Adventure (annual) Passes


Water sports
Ice fishing
ATV trails nearby


The developed campground here offers sites suitable for tents and RVs. Some RV sites are pull-through, some are back-in. Some sites can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet.

There is a group camping area.

Primitive camping is allowed in designated areas around the reservoir.

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


Developed campground
Modern restrooms
Boat ramp and docks
Picnic sites
Group day use area
group camping area


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