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Description - Upper Stillwater Dam and Reservoir, features of the Central Utah Project, Bonneville Unit, are are Rock Creek, about 31 miles northwest of Duchesne, Utah.Recreation management at Upper Stillwater Reservoir is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, Ashley National Forest. The Forest Service can be reached at 435-789-1181. Situated northwest of Mountain Home, Utah, in a timber setting with an 8,170-foot elevation and a surface area of 330 acres.

Attractions - Managed recreation season is June through September with high use on holidays and weekends. Available fish species include rainbow, brown, and brook trout. Tworoose Pass U.S. Geological Service map covers the area. A campground nature trail exists. Reservations are accepted at certain campsites. Fees charged. Some stream fishing below the reservoir.

Recreation - Recreational activities at Upper Stillwater Reservoir include; boating, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, recreational vehicles, wildlife viewing and winter sports.

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.

Location - Upper Stillwater Reservoir is situated 10 miles northwest of Mountain Home, Utah. Access is over improved gravel Forest Rd. 134. From Duchesne, go 22 miles to Mountain Home, then west on main highway to reservoir.


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Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral
Report: DROVE OVER THE 17 MILE GRADED ROCK AND DIRT ROAD FROM HANNA TO THE DAM. VERY PICTURESQUE, CLIMBING TO OVER 10,000 FT MSL. NARROW MOST OF THE WAY, USED 4WD ONCE ON A STEEP GRADE (DUALLY PICKUP WITH CAMPER). DISAPPOINTED TO FIND THE ROAD TO THE LAKE AT THE DAM CLOSED! WORKING ON SCREENING THE ROAD FROM ROCK FALLS. DAM LEVEL IS DOWN TO ABOUT 1/3. WENT DOWNSTREAM TO THE LOWER STILLWATER PONDS, WHERE FISHING WAS MARGINAL. STILL WAITING TO SEE THE UPPER STILLWATER. RATS.


Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Fishing Available species include rainbow, brown, and brook trout.
Yes


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Contact Information:
Upper Stillwater Reservoir, Duchesne Ranger District, Ashley National Forest , Duchesne, UT, 84026, Phone: 801-738-2482

Additional Information:
Dinosaurland - This travel region lies on the northeastern border of Utah. A small population and miles of public land make it an outstanding destination for diverse recreational pursuits.
Mountainland - This northern travel region includes portions of the Wasatch and Uinta Mountains as well as the Provo River Basin and the upper Weber River Basin.
Utah Reservoirs - Included here are short descriptions of many of the large reservoirs in Utah. Many of these reservoirs are part of State Parks and more information can be found under the Utah State Parks listing.

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