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Jordanelle Reservoir

Jordanelle Dam and Reservoir, features of the Central Utah Project, Bonneville Unit, are on the Provo River about 10 miles north of Heber City, Utah at the 6,130-foot elevation. The reservoir has a 3,050 surface area. Recreation management at Jordanelle Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The park headquarters can be reached at (435) 649-9540. Campground reservations information is at 1-800-322-3770. Situated in an open setting with shade along the Francis Arm. Managed recreation season is year-round with heavy use. Available species include rainbow, cutthroat, brown trout, and smallmouth bass. U.S. Geological Service maps cover the area. Opportunities for fishing, camping. Fees charged. Stream fishing below the dam.The area also offers wetlands and wet meadows surrounded by scrub oak hillsides, croplands, and sagebrush. Recently at least 89 bird species, including 66 neotropical migrants, were seen. These include the Cedar Waxwing, Fox Sparrow, Cassin's Finch, Sandhill Crane, and Virginia Rail. Bird activity peaks during the months of April through October. Bald Eagles and Northern Pygmy Owl are present during the winter.

All-weather access from U.S. 40 or State Rd. 32 from Francis, Kamas, Heber City, and Park City East. Site is about 40 miles east of Salt Lake City.

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