East Canyon Reservoir

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East Canyon Reservoir

Utah

(801) 379-1000

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Overview

Recreation at East Canyon Dam and reservoir, a feature of the Weber Basin Project, is managed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. A 680-acre surface area situated in an open setting 12 miles south of Morgan, Utah at the 5,700-foot elevation on East Canyon Creek. Managed recreation season all year with high use occurring in the summer. Limited use during winter when ice fishing is popular. Available fish species include rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout. Reservations accepted for some campsites. Fees charged. The East Canyon U.S. Geological Service map covers the area.

Map of East Canyon Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 40.901642, -111.588014

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Activities

  • Boating

    This is a great place for boaters. Dry storage is available and all kinds of boats of permitted. Rentals are available seasonally.

  • Camping

    There are 31 units available some for tents and some for RVs.

  • Fishing

    This is a great place to fish for rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout. A fish cleaning station is also provided.

  • Picnicking

    Day use group pavilions make for a wonderful picnic area.

  • RVing

    There are RV sites available.

  • Water Sports

    This is a great place for boaters. Dry storage is available and all kinds of boats of permitted. Rentals are available seasonally.

  • Winter Sports

    Ice fishing here is great all winter.

Directions

Driving

From Ogden, take I-84 east to exit 103, turn right to State Road 66, 12 miles south of Morgan. From Salt Lake City, take I-80 east to exit 134 (Highway 65) to reservoir. Highway 65 is closed in winter.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(801) 379-1000

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