Nichole Mallory, with Utah State Parks, gives us an overview, of how we can enjoy in this economical, healthy summer vacation.
What don’t people understand about camping in Utah?
• You must make reservations. Avoid disappointment by planning ahead.
• Link through www.stateparks.utah.gov to make reservations online (through Reserve America) or call State Parks Reservations directly.
Utah State Parks Reservation Call Center
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
800-322-3770 Toll free outside Salt Lake
(801) 322-3770 From within Salt Lake City
• July 4th bookings open Thursday, March 26th.
• Be aware of the four different agencies that manage Utah lands.
Utah State Parks
Bureau of Land Management
US Forest Service.
You will have to know the agency in charge of your destination, and make reservations with them.
Nichole made these five recommendations as areas that are excellent, less well-known, and found close to home.
Millsite State Park
Huntington UT 84528
Goblin Valley State Park
Green River UT 84525-0637
Fremont Indian State Park
3820 W. Clear Creek Canyon Rd.
Sevier UT 84766-9999
Rockcliff Recreation Area at Jordanelle
Rockcliff Rec. Sr319 515 Box 4
Heber City UT 84032
Yuba Lake State Park
Levan UT 84639-0159
Find more information about these camping experiences, including photos and maps, visit www.stateparks.utah.gov