OUTDOORS & RECREATION

Red Fleet State Park closes for renovations, plans to reopen in 2024

Jun 6, 2023, 8:39 PM

Red Fleet State Park...

Red Fleet State Park (Utah Division of State Parks)

(Utah Division of State Parks)

UINTAH COUNTY, Utah — Red Fleet State Park will close for the year to renovate and improve the park, officials say.

According to the Utah Division of State Parks, the park will not allow camping or overnight lodging starting June 1. However, the hiking trail leading to the Dinosaur Trackway and the north day-use area near Donkey Flats will remain open during the renovation.

“We’re excited to see this project moving forward after the postponement last year,” Red Fleet State Park manager Amanda White said in a prepared statement. “This renovation will impact Red Fleet for this season, but the work being done will help the park for many years to come.”

Park officials said the renovation includes the day-use areas, a complete redesign of the campground, improved beach access, and additional parking.

White said visitors can use other nearby parks and recreational areas instead of Red Fleet State Park.

“Nearby Steinaker State Park is another awesome option for those looking for some reservoir fun, and the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum is another must-see for visitors to the area,” White said. “Not to mention all of the other hiking, biking, and OHV trails all over the area.”

Park officials said the renovation was scheduled for June 2022 but was pushed to 2023 due to supply chain issues and increased costs.

For updates on the status of Red Fleet State Park, you can visit the park’s website or follow its Facebook page.

KSL 5 TV Live

Outdoors & Recreation

The Logan Canyon, a year after the major spring runoff that hit the state...

Mike Anderson

Some campgrounds set to reopen for Memorial Day weekend, others still recovering from record runoff

Many campground operators are making the finishing touches before opening for the Memorial Day weekend.

7 hours ago

Some of the dozens of loaner life jackets that were donated to a Life Jacket Loaner Station at Jord...

Alex Cabrero

Over 900 loaner life jackets donated to Utah lakes and reservoirs

With Memorial Day weekend on the way, Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital is donating over 900 life jackets to loaner stations to help prevent drownings.

1 day ago

Grand County first responders helping the woman getting out of the canyon after getting her hair st...

Michael Houck

Woman’s hair gets tangled in rappelling device while canyoneering in Moab

A woman needed medical attention after her hair got entangled in a rappelling device while canyoneering late Monday night.

1 day ago

Mountain Lion spotted. (Courtesy: Cottonwood Heights Police Department)...

Carlysle Price

DNR advises on mountain lion encounters

The DNR issued a warning to all Utah residents on what to do if you encounter a mountain lion, as their population has been growing steadily over the last few years.

2 days ago

Homer, Alaska, and the Homer Spit, jutting out into Kachemak Bay, is seen on June 9, 2021. Alaska S...

Mark Thiessen, The Associated Press

Moose kills Alaska man attempting to take photos of her newborn calves

A 70-year-old Alaska man who was attempting to take photos of two newborn moose calves was attacked and killed by their mother, authorities said Monday.

3 days ago

Kayakers said they're concerned a new bridge in Morgan County is too low. The Croydon Bridge, also ...

Shelby Lofton

Kayakers concerned over height of new Croydon Bridge

Kayakers said they're concerned a new bridge in Morgan County is too low.

3 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Electrician repairing ceiling fan with lamps indoors...

Lighting Design

Stay cool this summer with ceiling fans

When used correctly, ceiling fans help circulate cool and warm air. They can also help you save on utilities.

Side view at diverse group of children sitting in row at school classroom and using laptops...

PC Laptops

5 Internet Safety Tips for Kids

Read these tips about internet safety for kids so that your children can use this tool for learning and discovery in positive ways.

Women hold card for scanning key card to access Photocopier Security system concept...

Les Olson

Why Printer Security Should Be Top of Mind for Your Business

Connected printers have vulnerable endpoints that are an easy target for cyber thieves. Protect your business with these tips.

Modern chandelier hanging from a white slanted ceiling with windows in the backgruond...

Lighting Design

Light Up Your Home With These Top Lighting Trends for 2024

Check out the latest lighting design trends for 2024 and tips on how you can incorporate them into your home.

Technician woman fixing hardware of desktop computer. Close up....

PC Laptops

Tips for Hassle-Free Computer Repairs

Experiencing a glitch in your computer can be frustrating, but with these tips you can have your computer repaired without the stress.

Close up of finger on keyboard button with number 11 logo...

PC Laptops

7 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade Your Laptop to Windows 11

Explore the benefits of upgrading to Windows 11 for a smoother, more secure, and feature-packed computing experience.

Red Fleet State Park closes for renovations, plans to reopen in 2024