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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.

Quail Creek State Park, UT

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Fri Nov 06 2015
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Boasting some of the warmest waters in the state and a mild winter climate, Quail Creek Reservoir lures boaters and anglers year-round. Spend a day on the water or visit a nearby state or national park, then retire to a campsite in a spectacular red rock desert setting.


Quail Creek reservoir was completed in 1985 to provide irrigation and culinary water to the St. George area. Most of the water in the reservoir does not come from Quail Creek, but is diverted from the Virgin River and transported through a buried pipeline. Two dams form the reservoir. The main dam is an earthfill embankment dam. The south dam is a roller compacted concrete dam, constructed to replace the original earthfill dam that failed in the early hours of New Year's Day 1989. The maximum depth of Quail Creek can reach 120 feet, so it is cold enough to sustain the stocked rainbow trout, bullhead catfish, and crappie. Largemouth bass, which are also stocked, and bluegill thrive in the warmer, upper layers of the reservoir.


Quail Creek State Park provides excellent year-round camping, picnicking, boating, and trout and bass fishing in sunny southwest Utah.


The campground has beautiful views of southern Utah's famous red rock country.

Nearby Attractions:

The park is located en route to Zion National Park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Modern Restrooms
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnicing
  • Ranger Station
  • Scenic Views
  • Shelters
  • Sports Activities
  • Swimming
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information
  • Park hours are from 7 am to 9 pm. No Entry from 9 pm to 7 am.
    Campsites limits- 2 vehicles-extra vehicle fee applies to 2nd vehicle of $15/night and up to 8 people.
  • Quail Creek enforces a 70-boat limit on the reservoir.

    Boaters must have proof of decontamination to launch at Quail creek.
    SAND HOLLOW Decontamination Station Hours:
    November - February 7:00 - 9:00 am AND 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    March - April 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
    May - Labor Day 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Labor Day - October 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Boat Ramp Hours:
    November - February 7:00 - 10:00 am AND 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    March - April Monday - Friday 7:00 - 10:00 am AND 3:00 - 7:00 pm
    Saturday - Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
    May - Labor Day 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Labor Day - October Monday - Friday 7:00 - 10:00 am 3:00 - 7:00 pm
    Saturday -Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.18472, -113.39667
37°11'5"N, 113°23'48"W

From Interstate 15 take Exit 16 (Hurricane) and travel three miles east on State Road 9, then turn left on State Road 318, and follow the road along the lake to the park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Quail Creek State Park
472 N 5300 W

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)879-2378
Park Manager contact Sand Hollow State Park.

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