Lakes in the Northern Utah
Willard Bay State Park
A man-made fresh water reservoir in the Great Salt Lake. Separated from the Great Salt Lake in 1964 it has served as a recreational lake for the northern Wasatch Front since that time. Utah State Parks website.
Pineview offers spectacular boating, windsurfing, swimming, fishing, and playing in the water and sand. Located near Huntsville and Eden, it includes three swim areas with sandy beaches. Utah Tourism website.
East Canyon State Park
Tucked away in the mountains of northeastern Utah, East Canyon is a popular destination for boating, fishing and camping. You can also rent many boating and recreational items right at the lake. Utah State Parks website.
Echo State Park
Located between Henefer and Coalville, Echo is one of the smaller lakes but has year-round recreation opportunities. It offers primitive camping and a day-use area with easy beach access. Utah State Parks website.
Bear Lake State Park
Located in the northeast corner of Utah, Bear Lake is one of the largest lakes in the state. The brilliant blue waters combined with sandy beaches bring people to the lake to play, fish, boat and camp. There are a variety of boat rental, cabin rental and fast-food services available. Utah State Parks website.
Rivers in the Northern Utah
Rivers criss-cross the land throughout Davis and Weber counties. Many are great for fly-fishing or just a simple floating excursion. Bring your sun block. Some of the bigger rivers include: