ALL NEWS

Deer Creek State Park boat ramp to close for maintenance

May 23, 2021, 5:16 PM | Updated: 5:25 pm
Deer Creek State Park boat ramp closure...
A 18-year-old man drowned at Deer Creek State Park on Sunday, Jun 19, 2022. His body was recovered later that night. Photo credit, Deer Creek State Park.

WALLSBURG, Utah — The boat ramp at the main entrance to Deer Creek State Park (Park) will close on June 2, as will Sailboat Beach and the dry storage areas.

In a statement, park officials said the closure is for maintenance and is temporary. And they said parking will also be impacted.

“These temporary closures will allow maintenance crews to apply asphalt slurry seal and striping to the areas,” the Park’s statement read. “While the boat ramp is expected to reopen on June 3, access and parking in the area will be extremely limited as crews will be finalizing the project.”

The closure is only expected to last through June 4, but those who use Deer Creek State Park are asked to monitor the park’s social media accounts for updates.

 

Park officials said the work will help “preserve and protect” the pavement at the boat ramp and keep traffic flowing at a “manageable pace” in the area.

If you were planning to launch a boat during the temporary closure, another launch is available at the open boat ramp in the Island Beach day-use area.

OTHER READING:

Today’s Top Stories

All News

plane collision...
Laura Studley, CNN

‘Multiple casualties’ reported after two planes collide over California airport, authorities say

Two planes collided as they approached a California airport Thursday afternoon. Emergency personnel said there were multiple casualties.
1 day ago
Utah Republicans are looking to ban transgender surgeries and other hormone-based care....
Mark Jones

Senate confirms John Valentine as chair of Utah State Tax Commission

John Valentine was confirmed by the Utah State Senate on Thursday to serve as chair of the Utah State Tax Commission. He has served in that role since 2014.
1 day ago
The brilliant colors of Yellowstone National Park’s Grand Prismatic hot spring are among the park...
The Associated Press

Part of a foot, in a shoe, spotted in Yellowstone hot spring

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials are investigating after a park employee spotted part of a foot, in a shoe, floating in a hot spring in the southern part of the park, officials said Thursday. Tuesday’s discovery at Abyss Pool led to the temporary closure of the West Thumb Geyser Basin […]
1 day ago
Utah capitol is picture. Leaders reacted to a leaked abortion opinion...
Chris Jacobs

Legislative committee discusses rule banning conversion therapy

Conversion therapy was a topic of discussion by a legislative committee on Thursday. The committee adjourned without making a decision one way or the other.
1 day ago
Salt lake city hit a record number of 100 degree days and the state is close to the all-time highes...
Waverly Golden

Records set for 100 degree days in SLC and flood warnings statewide

Salt lake city hit a record number of 100 degree days and the state is close to the all-time highest number of flood warnings statewide.
1 day ago
Autistic brothers drowned...
Mark Jones

Two autistic brothers with ties to Utah drown off Hawaii coast

According to their aunt, two autistic brothers drowned off of the coast of Hawaii on Aug. 11. The boys have family ties to Utah, both their parents were raised here.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

Deer Creek State Park boat ramp to close for maintenance