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Starvation Reservoir

Starvation Reservoir
Launching float tubes at Starvation Reservoir
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Current Conditions:

Last checked for updates: 11/27/2015

Current Conditions

Day-Use: Open
Surface: Open
Launch Ramp: The boat ramp is open, but only the wedge dock is in place.  All other docks have been removed from the water.
Campground: Mountain View Campground is still open, until December 1.  It is $25/night.  Beach Campground is closed, but you can camp there for $18/night with electricity only.  Primitive campgrounds are open year round.
Water Level: 79% full or down 12 feet
Fishing Conditions: Fishing has been good for trout and slow for all other species.
Additional Fishing Info:
  • The fish cleaning station is closed.

Ice Thickness: No ice

Other Information: 

  • Mountain View Campground is open.  You can camp there for $25 per night with electricity and water, or $28 per night with sewer too.  All extra vehicles are half the camp site price rounded up.
  • Beach Campground and Group Area are closed.  You can still camp there with electricity only for $18 per night per vehicle.  The water is off so there is no restroom or shower.
  • All primitive campgrounds are open year round.  Indian Bay is $15 per vehicle per night and Rabbit, Juniper and Knight Hollow are $12 per night.

Last Updated:  November 23, 2015


Starvation Reservoir is a large Bureau of Reclamation Reservoir of the Strawberry River in the Uinta Basin. The shoreline used to be 100% publicly owned, but some land has been sold to private entities in recent years.

Yellow Perch were recently introduced to Starvation Reservoir, and it has now become popular with some Utah anglers that love to target the smaller but tasty relatives of the Walleye.

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Starvation Reservoir State Park