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Jordanelle Reservoir

A nice Jordanelle Smallmouth
Jordanelle Reservoir
Local Weather for Jordanelle


Current Conditions:

Last checked for updates: 9/3/2015

Current Conditions

Day-Use: Open
Surface: Open
Launch Ramp: Open.  Courtesy docks are in. (View a live video feed of the main ramp:  http://www.livelakeview.com/)
Campground: Open.  Reservations are highly recommended.  Hot showers, modern restrooms, and dump station are available.  $20 for tents, $25 for power and water hookups, $28 for full hookups.  Holiday and weekend rates begin May 22.  Campfires are permitted in designated park fire rings and pedestal grills.
Water Temp:  70 degrees or less
Water Level: 67.9%   Use caution, there may be debris in the water or tree tops.  The Main Ramp is open. The PWC ramp is OPEN.   The water line at Rock is below the ramp so there is dirt and mud.
Fishing Conditions: Fair.
Additional Fishing Info: Fish cleaning station is still open.
Ice Thickness: None
Road Conditions: Clear
Other Information:
HAILSTONE:  Fee area.   Holiday and weekend rates began May 22.  The lease docks are open.  The courtesy docks are in water at the main ramp and PWC ramp.  The Marina Store is open.  Park Office is open 10AM-5PM, Mon-Fri and will be open Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-1PM.  Dogs must be leashed and picked up after at all times.  Dogs are NOT allowed in or around the cabins and on the public beach.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-322-3770 or online.
ROCK CLIFF:  Fee area.  The Nature Center at Rock Cliff is open Fridays 1pm-5pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9am-5pm, and holidays 9am-5pm through Labor Day weekend.  Hike-in camping with flush restrooms and showers are $16/night.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-322-3770 or online.
ROSS CREEK:  Fee area.  Ross Creek Trailhead is open.  Dogs must be leashed and picked up after at all times.
You must self-decontaminate for Aquatic Invasive Species/mussels (or if you have been to Lake Powell or Deer Creek).  Please contact the park if you need to be professionally decontaminated.  435-649-9540.  Go to www.stdofthesea.com for more information.
Last Updated: 8/30/15
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Jordanelle Reservoir is one of Utah's most famous waters, and is known as a trophy Smallmouth Bass fishery. It also has some real trophy sized Brown Trout and some big Largemouth Bass as well. The perch fishing at Jordanelle is also very fast. The DWR recently increased the limit on perch at this reservoir from the statewide 20 fish to 50 fish for Jordanelle.

Jordanelle also provides a great trout fishery as well. The lake is home to several species of trout, including the native Cutthroat Trout, the Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout.

Jordanelle is located between Park City and Heber valleys, near Kamas, Utah in Wasatch County. It is a beautiful lake set around the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. If you go, you'll enjoy a great lake for fishing as well as many other aquatic activities. There are 2 main areas, both Utah State Parks. One is the Hailstone Marina, on the north end of the reservoir. The other is the Rock Cliff Recreational Area, located on the East side where the Provo River enters the reservoir.

Jordanelle Brown Trout
A nice Brown Trout caught at Jordanelle in April 2006

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Click here to view current conditions at Jordanelle Reservoir. You can view and even control a webcam provided by www.utahlakeview.com to check on ramp conditions and weather before you go.

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