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Utah
Northern Region
Deer Creek State Park
DEER CREEK STATE PARK
DEER CREEK STATE PARK
PO Box 257
Midway, Utah   84049-0257

Phone: 435-654-0171
Toll Free: 877-887-2757
Reservations: 435-654-0171
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Deer Creek Reservoir lies in the southwest corner of beautiful Heber Valley and consistently provides some of Utahs finest year-round fishing. Warm water and predictable canyon winds make Deer Creek extremely popular for boating, wind surfing, sunbathing, swimming and sailboating.

Facilities include twoconcrete boat launching ramps, 75-unit campground with modern rest rooms and showers, two group-use areas, sewage disposal and fish cleaning stations and paved parking area. A consessionaire provides a restaurant, boat rentals, gasoline and sundries.
History of the Area
Deer Creek Reservoir is the principle feature of the Provo River Project and was constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation in the late 1930s. Because of desperate water shortages along the Wasatch Front, the reservoir was approved by congress in 1935. Construction started in the spring of 1938 and was finished 17 years later in 1955, although water was available for use as early as 1941. Under contract with the BOR, the Provo River Water Users Association agreed to repay the construction costs of the project as well as operate and maintain the facilities. Under early administration of the reservoir, water sports were prohibited on the lake and it was used primarily for fishing. In January 1971, a cooperative agreement was signed delegating the division of Parks and Recreation the responsibility for the administration, development and operation of recreational use on the reservoir and adjoining state lands. Deer Creek State Park was established, and at this time the parks board opened the lake to other recreational uses and programmed expenditures for capital improvements.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
Day-UseFishingyes
 Hiking Trailyes
 Picnickingyes
BoatingLaunch Rampsyes
CampingPrimativeyes
 Full Hookup Sitesyes
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From the Provo area exit I-15 on Orem 8th north exit to US 189 drive east through Provo Canyon until you reach the park entrance. From Heber City take US 189 and drive south towards Provo Canyon to the park entrance- NOTE: three park areas, Island Beach, Rainbow Bay and Main Park

USA Parks
Utah
Northern Region
Deer Creek State Park
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