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Jordanelle Reservoir


A nice Jordanelle Smallmouth
Jordanelle Reservoir
Local Weather for Jordanelle

Description:

Current Conditions:

Last checked for updates: 8/30/2014

Day-Use: 
Open
Surface: 
Open
Launch Ramp: 
Open
Campground: 
Open
High Temp: 
80's
Low Temp: 
high 40's
Water Temp: 
69 degrees
Water Level: 
72% All ramps are open and usuable at Hailstone. Rock Cliff ramp is dirt.
Fishing Conditions: 
Fair to Good - Big browns and small mouth bass are being caught.
Ice Thickness: 
none
Road Conditions: 
clear
Other Information: 
Updated 8/29/2014. All campgrounds and the cabins are open. The Nature Center at Rock Cliff is open through Sept 7th, Fridays 1:00-5:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9:00AM-5:00PM, and holidays 9:00AM-5:00PM. The Marina Store is open. Park Office is open 9AM-5PM 7 days a week.

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE:  The auto fee station in Lane 1 is operational enough to take credit cards for day use only.  It is not able to take/scan annual passes yet. 

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HAILSTONE AREA:

Summer fees for Hailstone:  Day use is $10.00 per car ($12 on weekends), $5 per car for Utah Seniors 62 years and older.  Annual passes are available.  $25 for camping with power and water ($28 on holiday weekends), $20 for tent sites (no hookups)($22 on holiday weekends), $16 for hike-in sites (no hookups).  Cabin rentals are $65/night during the week and $80 on the weekends (dogs are NOT allowed at the cabins).  McHenry campground (tents) is open.  Dump station is available at no additional fee.  The fish cleaning station is open.  The main marina lease docks are open.  Courtesy docks are in at the main ramp and PWC ramp.  The water level is slowly dropping.  Use caution while boating as the terrain may change daily and debris may be in the water (including logs).   A waiting list is in place for season wet slips and dry storage (see link below).   We still have some dates available for the Hailstone Event Center.  The Event Center is perfect for weddings and receptions ($750 for the day).  Dogs allowed where permitted and must be on a 6' leash (or shorter) at all times.  Dogs are not allowed along the public beach area (below the grassy areas by the cabanas and pavilions) or in or around the cabins.

ROCK CLIFF AREA:

Rock Cliff is open.  The fish cleaning station is open.  Hike-in camping is $16/night.  Only one tent per site allowed.   (the Rock View Hike-in campground at Rock Cliff is open; 6 sites).  Day use is $7.00 per car, $4.00 for Utah Seniors 62 years and older.  The Nature Center will be open on weekends starting on Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  The Nature Center at Rock Cliff is open Fridays 1:00-5:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays 9:00AM-5:00PM, and holidays 9:00AM-5:00PM.  The water level is just below the bottom of the ramp.  Vehicles are NOT recommended to travel past the parking lot.  Many vehicles have gotten stuck and have received citations for causing damage.  Dogs are NOT allowed south of the parking lots which includes the campgrounds, river, and boardwalks.  

ROSS CREEK AREA:

Ross Creek trailhead is open with vault toilets.  Non-motorized use only on the trail.  Day use is $7.00 per car, $5.00 for Utah Seniors 62 years and older.  Please remember to keep your dog leashed at all times and pick up after them.  This is especially important as coyotes have been seen in the area.  Coyotes will go after dogs to protect their own pups or their territory.  

OTHER RESOURCES:

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

Go here for the Boat Slip/Dry Storage Waiting List form:  http://stateparks.utah.gov/sites/stateparks.utah.gov/files/JDSP201415WaitingList.pdf

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/JDSPNewsletterJuly2014.pdf

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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