East Canyon Reservoir

Longitude / Latitude 40°54'20"N 111°35'20"W

 Dive flag is required since motorized watercraft can be present on this reservoir.

About
East Canyon Reservoir is a large reservoir behind the northern Wasatch Front.

Getting There
East Canyon Reservoir is in East Canyon between I-80 and I-84. The all year access is U-66 from Morgan (Exit 103 off I-84). Alternate routes U-65 from the south (Exit 134 off I-80 in Parley's Canyon) or the north (Exit 115 off I-84 in Henefer). U-66 follows the north shore of the reservoir, while U-65 follows the east shore. There is access to the southern half of the west shore by a gravel road off U-65. Driving time is about 1/2 hour from the mouth of either Parley's or Weber Canyons.

Accommodations
Facilities include modern rest rooms with showers, sewage disposal, a 31 unit campground with a large overflow area, and fish cleaning stations. A concessionaire provides a snacks and boat rentals. The park is located on U-66 on the north shore of the reservoir, one mile west of the junction with U-65. Entrances are well marked. There are no other campgrounds in the area, and little public land for dispersed camping. East Canyon Resort is located near the southern end of the reservoir. The resort has a wide range of facilities available to the public.

Lake Info
Elevation (feet) 5690
Depth (feet) maximum 197 mean 75
Length (miles) 3.5 Width (miles) 1.4 Shoreline (miles) 9.94
Visibility: 12-15 feet
Summer Water Temperature °F Current Water Conditions
Aquatic life: Rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brown trout, and craw fish

Thoughts
Fun place to dive just to get wet and have a crawfish fry. Find a place off the side of the road and dive in. try to avoid were the all the shore fishermen go. We found a cove just before the state park and had some fun.

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