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*** Site Availability Information ***: Individual campsites are available for reservation on a four-month rolling basis. For example, on January 10 individual sites are available for reservation through May 10. Group sites are available for reservation on an 11-month rolling basis. You can book a maximum of 13 days beyond the last date of the reservation window. For more information please contact our Reservation Call Center at 800-322-3770 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) Monday through Friday. The call center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Otter Creek State Park, UT
Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Sat Mar 28 2015
DescriptionOtter Creek State Park is a perfect destination for ATVers, boaters, and birders. The park is a quiet, out-of-the-way respite located in south central Utah.
In the fall of 1897, construction began on one of the oldest dam projects in Utah, creating what is now Otter Creek Reservoir. Local Mormons in the area needed a source of irrigation water for farming in the area where they had chosen to live. Many of the farmers had experience with building irrigation canals, but knew nothing about constructing a dam. After applying for water rights, members of the Otter Creek Reservoir Company were denied the financial assistance they needed to take on the project.
Year-round fishing and boating on the 3,120-acre reservoir are the park's featured activities along with convenient access to three ATV trails, including the popular Paiute ATV Trail. During the spring and fall, many types of birds pass through Otter Creek on their journey along the Pacific Migratory Bird Flyway.
The campground is located on the eastern shore of the reservoir.
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Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Travel east 11 miles on State Route 62 from the junction of US 89 and State Route 62. Where State Route 62 turns north, continue east for one-half mile on State Route 22.
Mailing Address:Otter Creek State Park
PO BOX 43
ANTIMONY UT 84712-0043
Phone Number:Information: (435)624-3268