Plan Summer Camping Now

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 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.

National Parks

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

Box 1343

Huntington UT 84528

Goblin Valley State Park

Box 637

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

Box 159

Levan UT 84639-0159

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