Canyon reservoir is located Northeast of Salt Lake City.
There are a few different ways to get there, either
travel East on I-80 to exit 134, follow the signs on highway 65
until you reach the reservoir.
Or, travel up Emigration Canyon till it joins highway 65,
this is probably a more scenic option.
are 3 campgrounds located around the reservoir.
The largest is inside the East Canyon State Park, there
are 31 sites available. This
campground features very little shade and the campsites are
rather close together. If
you are camping in sites 12-20 or so expect a rather long walk
to the bathrooms. There
is a $7.00 day use fee or a $14.00 campsite fee.
There is a rather nice picnic area located next to the
reservoir at the state park.
This area features a sand volleyball court and numerous
Edge and Big Rock campgrounds are located just before the
Edge has a few places to camp but nothing very organized.
Big Rock campground has 27 sites that are fairly well
spaced apart. There
are a couple campsites where you are far enough away from
neighbors. Both of
these campgrounds charge $8.00 a site.
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