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*** Site Availablity Information ***: You can make individual site reservations through February 12th 2014 and Group areas through October 1st. 2014 . For information on when sites become available for booking please go to http://www.stateparks.utah.gov/reservations or call customer service at 801-322-3770 (toll free 800-322-3770) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.* The call center is closed all State and Federal holidays.
Steinaker State Park, UT
Status: Open through Wed Oct 01 2014 Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Apr 10 2014
DescriptionSandy beaches, swimming, boating and waterskiing top the list of activities at Steinaker. Anglers enjoy fishing year-round for rainbow trout and largemouth bass. Located in the heart of Dinosaurland, the park is seven miles north of Vernal, just off Utah Highway 191 in northeastern Utah. Off-highway vehicle riding areas are nearby.
In addition to its obvious attractions for water recreation, Steinaker State Park is located in a region well known to geologists, historians and collectors of artifacts. Fossilized relics once found in ancient seas such as oysters, clams, and other shellfish are found here. Steinaker's convenient location makes it a popular base for exploring the many attractions of Dinorsaurland in northeast Utah or the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area to the north.
The groundbreaking ceremony for Steinaker Dam was held in 1961. The man for whom the lake and park are named, John Steinaker, attended that ceremony. He was a member of the pioneer ranching family of the region and was 81 at the time of the ceremony. The park was opened to the public in 1964.
31 Campsites offer many opportunities for RV and Tent campers.
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Getting There:Take Interstate 80 east to US 40 to Heber City. Travel through Heber on this road through Duchesne and Roosevelt and into Vernal. From Vernal, travel on US 40 (Main Street), to Vernal Avenue (Hwy 191), turn left and follow seven miles to the park.to the park.
Mailing Address:Steinaker State Park
4335 NORTH HIGHWAY 191
VERNAL UT 84078-7800
Phone Number:Information: (435)789-4432