Description - Recreation management at Causey Dam and reservoir, a feature of the Weber
Basin Project, is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, Wasatch-Cache
National Forest. The Forest Service can be reached at (801) 625-5306. Situated
in a timber setting 15 miles northeast of Ogden, Utah at the 5,700-foot
elevation, with a 140-acre surface area on the South Fork of the Ogden River.
Managed recreation season is June through October with low use.
- Fish species include rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout. Access over improved
gravel Forest Rd. No camping facilities. Reservoir area is considered a day-use
area only. No official boat launching facilities, wakeless speed only for boats on
water. Trail Head is located at reservoir with access to National Forest lands.
Causey U.S. Geological Survey map covers the area.
Recreation - Recreational activities at Causey Reservoir include boating, fishing, hiking and
hunting. There are no camping facilities at this site, Causey Reservoir area is
considered a day-use
area only. There are no official boat launching facilities.
Climate - The climate of Utah varies with the terrain. Visitors to the mountains will
experience cool summer nights and passing storms that can alter a sunny day
very quickly. Be prepared with layers when recreating in the mountains.
The deserts and canyons of Utah can be dangerous places. Summer
temperatures often reach above 100 degrees F, so be sure to carry water on all
adventures. Flash floods in the canyons are also a threat. It is difficult to predict
incoming weather when deep within a canyon so check reports before venturing
into any narrow canyon areas.
Causey Reservoir is in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, located near Ogden,
Utah on State Highway 39.