State Park campsites are just a short drive from the Park City area

Want to escape ? Luckily for you, some of the best campgrounds in the state are just a short drive from Park City. If you’re looking to escape the business of everyday life and experience Mother Nature for a few days, here are some great campsites:

Wasatch Mountain State Park

Located in the Heber Valley, Wasatch Mountain State Park offers many activities and campsites. The park offers many campsites, some of which have hookups for water and electricity, as well as cabin rentals.
During the day, visitors can enjoy over 40 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails within the park. Wasatch Mountain State Park too
offers motorized trails for four-wheel drive vehicles and dirt bikes. Visitors can also tour the historic Tate Barn and Huber Grove, home of Huber Farmhouse and Creamery. The state park is also home to Soldier
Hollow, which hosted cross-country skiing and biathlon events during the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Rockport State Park

For those looking for time on the water while camping, Rockport State Park is a good option. The park is located in Peoa and should satisfy all water sports enthusiasts. Rockport State Park offers many options for campers. Visitors can enjoy many recreational activities during
the day, as the Rockport Reservoir is perfect for tubing, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. With trout and bass populating the waters, there are plenty of
good fishing too. If you’re looking for something away from the water, the park offers a 3D archery range, although visitors must provide their own bow and arrow.

Jordanelle State Park

The Jordanelle Reservoir is only 15-20 minutes from Park City, and Jordanelle State Park offers plenty of camping opportunities for those who want to spin
their journey in a weekend on the water. The park’s Hailstone Recreation is a developed campground with campsites for tents and RVs. The state park is perfect for boating and other water sports. Visitors can also enjoy the park
trails if they are looking for something different away from the water. When planning your trip, be sure to check for all the latest information on current conditions, fire risk, and other important details about each park.

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Sally J. Minick