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Last minute reservations for Utah state parks


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Utah State Parks anticipates full campgrounds and busy waterways and trails this Memorial Day Weekend.

Whether camping, hiking, boating, biking, or riding OHVs, park rangers encourage visitors to be prepared for a safe holiday weekend.

Stay safe this weekend by following these safety tips:

•Wear a lifejacket.

•Wear a helmet when operating and riding off-highway vehicles.

•Don't forget sunscreen.

•Wear bug repellent with Deet.

•Stay hydrated - drink plenty of water.

• Build fires in designated fire pits and extinguish thoroughly.

It's not too late to reserve a campsite at a Utah state park.

The following parks have campsites available, and reservations may be made up to two days before arrival: Antelope Island Bear Lake, Utah Lake, Rock Cliff Recreation Area at Jordanelle, primitive sites at Starvation, and beach sites at Yuba state parks.

To make a reservation or for more information, please call (800) 322-3770.

Boaters are also encouraged boat safe, boat now on Utah's lakes and reservoirs, and enjoy spring and early summer boating while water levels are optimum. Current boating conditions for area locations are:

•Huntington State Park:   Open - 66 degrees.

•Millsite State Park:   Open - 58 degrees.

•Scofield State Park:   Open - 53 degrees.


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