Are you in need of some time away from the hustle of busy Salt Lake City? Since its creation in June of 1995, Jordanelle State Park has offered tourists and locals a wonderful spot to take in Utah’s beautiful wilderness. Enjoy seeing mountain peaks, meadows, and pristine forests of aspen trees when you spend a day in the great outdoors at Jordanelle. While visiting the park, be sure to check out Jordanelle Rentals & Marina for access to boating amenities at our full-service marina and pro-shop.
Situated in the midst of picturesque mountains, Jordanelle State Park affords visitors to the Heber City area plenty of opportunities to become one with nature. A recent addition to the Utah state park system, Jordanelle is one of the more popular state parks because of its wide array of outdoor activities and close proximity to Salt Lake City (about 40 minutes away). Whether it’s pitching a tent in the forested campsites or taking the time to study Utah’s natural beauty, Jordanelle has outdoor activities to suit everyone.
Jordanelle features two different recreation areas — Hailstone and Rock Cliff Recreation Area — for camping, hiking, picnicking, and access to the reservoir. Hailstone, the more developed of the two, has water and electric hookups for RV campers, as well as modern restrooms and showers for tent campers. The walk-in campgrounds at Rock Cliff offer a quieter setting along the Upper Provo River. Take a hike on the nature trails and boardwalk to enjoy wildlife watching.
If you’re into watersports, the Jordanelle Reservoir at the park has everything needed for a fun day on the water — from fishing to swimming to kayaking and paddle boarding. Bring your own vessel and launch it from the eight-lane boat ramp, or rent a boat or jet ski from the marina at Jordanelle Rentals. Contact the marina at (435) 615-7397 for more information or to request a reservation today.
Whether you want an afternoon escape or a weekend trip into the beautiful backwoods of the Park City area, visit Jordanelle State Park. Located approximately ten miles north of Heber City and accessible via U.S. 40 and Highway 32, Jordanelle State Park is open year-round to visitors. If you’re looking for other outdoor recreation in Utah, book a snowmobile or ATV trip with our affiliated adventure company — Lofty Peaks Adventures LLC. Staying the Salt Lake City area? Do some sightseeing at Temple Square or visit the famous Olympic Park.