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Jordanelle Reservoir

A nice Jordanelle Smallmouth
Jordanelle Reservoir
Local Weather for Jordanelle


Current Conditions:

Last checked for updates: 4/16/2014

Launch Ramp: 
Partially Open
High Temp: 
Low Temp: 
Water Temp: 
40 degrees or less
Water Level: 
51% The PWC and MAIN ramp is free of ice and you can launch a boat.

ICE:  Is gone for the Season. There may be a few spots with ice on the north end of the lake.

Winter Rates are in effect:  $7.00 per car, $4 per car for Seniors 62 years and older.  $16 for camping at Hailstone.  Dutch Hollow, Murdock, and Upper Fisher are open for self-contained camping only (power but no water or restrooms).  Upper Fisher restroom is open, but no showers yet.  Water is available at the dump station.  $10 for camping at Rock Cliff (the Rock View Hike-in campground at Rock Cliff is open; 6 sites).  Ross Creek trailhead is open with vault toilets.  

Most facilities are still shut down for the winter.  There is a heated restroom at the main boat ramp.  The restroom is open at the PWC ramp and Upper Fisher, and a vault restroom at the trailhead at Rock Cliff as well as a port-a-potty at the campground.         

The seasonal wedge dock is back in place at the PWC ramp, however it is high on the ramp due to the end of the ramp not far from shore. The wedge dock is in at the MAIN ramp. All boats need to be launched from this ramp. 

The courtesy docks have been removed for winter and will be installed around May 1.

Go here for a live video feed of the main ramp:  http://www.livelakeview.com/

Go here for 2014 Boat Slip and Dry Storage information:  http://www.stateparks.utah.gov/park/jordanelle-state-park/events/2014-boat-slipdry-storage-random-draw-and-sealed-bid-process  

Go here for our quarterly newsletter: http://static.stateparks.utah.gov/docs/JDSPNewsletterSpring2014.pdf  

Go here for information about the Wasatch Back Quad-fishalon ice fishing tournament:  http://www.stateparks.utah.gov/park/jordanelle-state-park/events/wasatch-back-quad-fishalon

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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