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Starvation Reservoir

Starvation Reservoir
Launching float tubes at Starvation Reservoir
Starvation Reservoir Map


Current Conditions:

Last checked for updates: 5/21/2021

Current Conditions

Day-Use: Open

Surface / Ice Conditions: No-Ice

Launch Ramp: Opened
Campground: Open, See “other information” below for details on specific campgrounds.
Water Level: 100%
Fishing Conditions: Rainbow trout fishing is good. Other species is still slow
Additional Fishing Info:
  • To see Starvation’s “fishing” page click here
  • To see Utah State Park’s “fishing” page click here
  • To view the Utah DWR’s fishing app click here.
  • Please keep your limit of small walleye under 15 inches. See our “fishing” page for more information.
  • If you catch any crappie, please voluntarily release them so we can get a population built.

Reservations: Reservations can be made 120 days in advance for regular campgrounds, cabins, cabanas and boat slips and 1 year in advance for the group areas. You can’t make reservations for the off season dates (Oct 2 to May 14th) except for the cabins that can be reserved all year. You can’t make reservations in Juniper Point, part of Rabbit Gulch and Knight Hollow Campgrounds.

Other Information:

  • Mountain View Campground is opened, camp fee is 25$ partial hook-ups, 28$ full hook-ups
  • Beach Campground is opened, camp fee is $28 for all sites
  • The cabins are open year round and can be reserved year round.
  • The fish cleaning station is closed and the dump station is opened.
  • All primitive campgrounds are open year round. Indian Bay and Rabbit Gulch are $15 per vehicle per night and Juniper and Knight Hollow are $15 per night.
  • The Group Area is closed. It is $150 per night for 50 people. Additional people are charged $3 per person at the gate. Reservation can be made up to 1 year in advance.
  • The group areas at Indian Bay and Rabbit Gulch are open. The cost is $90 per night which pays for the first 25 people. If you have over 25 people you will pay $2 for each additional person per night. Reservation can be made 1 year in advance.

Last Updated: April 29, 2021

The Central Utah Water Conservancy District maintains a website with up to date reservoir status information. Click on the tab below if this interests you


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