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Address: Heber City, UT
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Deer Creek is a reservoir bordering a mountain that is known for its water...

Deer Creek is a reservoir bordering a mountain that is known for its water sports and its fall foliage.

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Deer Creek

Deer Creek is a good reservoir. It has three parks along the shores, each nice. The lake itself is usually quite calm in the morning, a little rougher in the afternoon. Good... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
Nadine T
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Osceola, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wasatch Mountain Range is breathtaking. Best campground view I've ever seen all over the US. We stayed at Chokecherry Campground within the State Park Service. Reservoir is beautiful as well. The water looked a little murky though. I was checking out the mountain views though. Amazing sunrise and sunset views. Nice picnic areas as well.

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Thank Nichole B
Tooele, Utah
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86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a great little lake with rentals available for adding to your adventure. Parking and day use is easy access. It's not too cold, even in Oct. folks were still paddle boarding and sailing.

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Thank LOWA191968
Grove City, Ohio
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61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Just drive around this lake and enjoy the breathtaking views. Pull off to take photos. It costs $10 to drive down to the boat ramp but if you tell them at the gate you are just taking pictures they will give you a 20 min free pass. There were guys on boards with sails flying across the lake.

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Thank Sharleen N
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Deer Creek is a good reservoir. It has three parks along the shores, each nice. The lake itself is usually quite calm in the morning, a little rougher in the afternoon. Good for boating, fishing, kayaking and sail boarding.

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Thank Nadine T
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

The first thing you need to know is that the beaches are very rocky so probably not the place for older children. Also not the place if you are a serious swimmer as there seemed to be no control over the boat area. Pleasant enough place to spend a couple of hours if you are in the area but I... More 

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Thank Louise D
utah, usa
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76 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

$15 a day for Rocky beaches, Beer cans and water bottles everywhere? Absolutely Awful. AVOID THIS NASTY PLACE AT ALL COST. Tried to take my young child in the water on rubber kayaks and all the speed boats and jet skis create huge waves that destroy the beach fun. Management doesn't even attempt to clean anything. No porta potty's here... More 

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1 Thank freewaymaster
Salt Lake City, Utah
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132 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

If you have a boat and like to fish or other water sports, it's a great place to go during the week. On the weekends or holidays, it's insanely over crowded. Same applies for shore fishing or using the picnic areas. Go during the week. Rainbow Bay picnic areas besides the group facility is in poor shape. Obviously the state... More 

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1 Thank Hankspond
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I usually don't complain about parks or their bathrooms but omg!! When I pay 15$ to use a lake for a few he's on our boat I would thing there would be a toilet to use not coverered in poop. There was poppy toilet paper all over the floor , the one stall looked like someone just pooped on the... More 

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1 Thank Heidi G
Bridge City, Texas
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244 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Drove up to Heber City area to enjoy the views and the wildlife. Saw historic buildings, sand hill cranes, ospreys, and Mount Timpanogos. Love all the spring flowers. Worth the time and the drive.

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1 Thank Sherry B
Provo, Utah, United States
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Located between Jordanelle and Utah Lake on the Provo River drainage, Deer Creek is a nice sized lake with clean water. It does freeze over in the winter with good ice fishing, but that also means the water is pretty cold in the Spring. Water is usually smoothest in the mornings or evenings, can get pretty windy in the mid... More 

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