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Address: Heber City, UT
Phone Number: 435-654-0171
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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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nadine T
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Grove City, Ohio
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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67 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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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113 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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2 of 5 stars 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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204 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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1 Thank Rob D
Holladay, Utah
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342 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The Deer Creek stake park is a great place for a picnic and the fishing can be very good for healthy sized trout. Consult the people at the marina re bait, tackle, boat rentals, etc. Lots of wildlife in the area - mostly deer (imagine that!). Heber city is close by with good restaurants, fuel and motels.

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1 Thank Ioannisutah
Provo
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451 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Deer creek is great for fishing and water sports. There are couple of areas to launch a boat and plenty of areas around the lake for camping or for day trips. The only down part of deer creek is that the water levels change greatly throughout the summer due to water from runoff and how much water they decide to... More 

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