Willard Bay Reservoir

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Willard Bay Reservoir


(435) 734-9494

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Willard Bay Reservoir is formed by Arthur V. Watkins Dam, which is a feature of the Weber Basin Project. Recreation management at Willard Bay is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The park headquarters can be reached at (801) 734-9494. Off-stream reservoir at the 4,220-foot elevation. Located 10 miles North of Ogden, Utah, with a 9,200-acre surface area. Shade trees line the shore. Yearlong managed season with high use. Available fish species include catfish, walleye, and crappie. Reservations accepted for certain campsites. Fees charged. Plain City, Plain City Southwest, Willard, and Whistler Canal U.S. Geological Service maps cover the area.

Map of Willard Bay Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 41.381554, -112.087727



  • Boating

    Willard Bay North Marina Select a day-use cabana on the beach, launch your boat, and pick the perfect campsite with full hookups at the North Marina.

    Willard Bay South Marina This boat launching and camping area offers modern facilities for overnight and day-use.

  • Camping

    Campsites are available with and without hook ups.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is permitted.

  • Picnicking

    Please be sure to enjoy a scenic picnic while you are visiting!

  • RVing

    RVs permitted at some sites.

  • Water Sports

    Waterskiing permitted.

  • Winter Sports

    General winter sports permitted.

Park Partners



All-weather access on I-15. From Brigham City head south on I-15 about 10 miles. Exit at #360 for North Marina; Exit #354 for South Marina.

Phone Numbers


(435) 734-9494