Wasatch Mountain State Park RV & Campground Guide
Wasatch Mountain State Park comprises 21,000 acres and is located in Wasatch County near the cities of Midway and Charleston, Utah. Ever since it opened in 1961, the park has been home to a diverse array of plants and wildlife as well as a vacation destination for millions of travelers. Well-known for its fairly mild temperatures through most of the year, gorgeous scenery, and several historic sites, it's hard not to have fun when you stop by for a visit here. Whether it's a warm summer or a chilly winter, Wasatch Mountain State Park is an ideal spot for RVers of all stripes to come and enjoy the true beauty of nature.
Spring 40.6-63 F
Summer 62.3-89.3 F
Fall 42.3-65.3 F
Winter 24-40 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Wasatch Mountain State Park
An easy way to improve most vacations to state parks like Wasatch Mountain State Park is through an RV rental. This lets you take advantage of the comfort and luxury inherent in an RV at a fraction of the cost of owning, making an all-around more affordable and more enjoyable trip.
Wasatch Mountain State Park Campgrounds
If you just can't get enough of Wasatch Mountain State Park, you can try camping at one of their 123 campsites fit for RVs. Campers have the option to reserve spots with full hookups for $30 per night and spots with only water and electric for $25 per night. Plus, there is a limited number of primitive campsites without hookups for $14 per night and group campsites for $50 per night. Regardless of the kind of spot you pick, you'll have access to tons of amenities that range from restrooms, showers, and golf course access to skiing, fishing equipment rental, and much more. Pets are also welcome here when kept on a leash.
Mountain Valley RV Resort
Mountain Valley RV Resort is situated in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. Spots here cost between $40 and $58 per night (add an extra $10 to these rates during peak season) and include access to tons of amenities within the resort. These include a large heated swimming pool and hot tub, clean restrooms, hot showers, full RV hookups (voltage depending on the site), a laundry facility, a basketball court, free cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and much more. You can even bring your pets.
River's Edge at Deer Park
At River's Edge at Deer Park near the Jordanelle Reservoir, campers can reserve spots with full hookups for $49.50 per night or spots with only water and sewer hookups for $32 per night. Full-hookup sites include a picnic table and a large fire pit while partial-hookup spots only include a small fire pit. However, all spaces provide you access to the other amenities located in the park, including the general store, Matthew's Pond (no fishing license required to fish here), a playground, restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, a recreation center with outdoor and indoor gaming supplies and much more. The park is also pet-friendly and includes free Wi-Fi throughout.
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What to Do at
Wasatch Mountain State Park
Inside Wasatch Mountain State Park
Activities like hiking, bird-watching, picnicking, and the like are all immensely popular with visitors to Wasatch Mountain State Park as is fishing at the water sources around the area. During the winter, snowfall allows for activities like skiing. Golfers can visit the Wasatch Mountain Golf Course located on the property that includes two 18-hole courses. The park is also home to no less than three historical sites that you can visit: the restored Tate Barn from over a century ago, the ancient Huber Grove apple orchard, and the Snake Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant Historic District.
Outside Wasatch Mountain State Park
Even the most rugged RVer might want to take a break from the wilderness from time to time to see what's happening back in civilization. When you're visiting Wasatch Mountain State Park, make sure to check out some of these restaurants, stores, and places of interest when you're in the area.
This delicious Italian restaurant specializes in cooking photogenic food. The menu is packed with amazing dishes that look like they could be featured in food magazines thanks to the cooks' exceptional attention to plating perfection. Order one of the wood-fired pizzas or a classic spaghetti marinara, and you'll be in for a taste sensation like you've never experienced before.
Location: 101 W. Main Street, Midway, UT 84049
This eatery specializes in a comfortable, chateau-style dining experience that infuses a level of ambiance and class to your meal to enhance the already amazing flavors on the menu. Whether you're coming to stay in one of the rooms or just stopping by for a meal, you won't soon regret your decision after taking a bite out of what they're serving up. Shrimp scampi, chicken scaloppini, duck confit and a succulent filet mignon all make for an excellent and unforgettable meal.
Type: European Chateau
Location: 1235 N. Warm Springs Road, Midway, UT 84049
This small dairy farm has been owned and operated by the Kohler family for more than a century. While its specialty has traditionally been farm-fresh milk, the farm has been producing fresh artisan cheeses since 2011 to great acclaim. Stop by for samples of the amazing and award-winning cheddar, Parmesan and Swiss cheeses in a variety of ages and flavors before taking some home with you. Don't forget to see what other treats are at the farm store.
Location: 920 River Road, Midway, UT 84049
Seasons of Home
This local gift shop has tons of charm and homey energy you just can't get from a major chain. The shop sells a variety of small gifts, kitchen equipment, home decor, and plenty more that all make great souvenirs. However, the shop's main focus is on quilting, selling both expansive and luxurious quilts as well as the fabric and materials you need to make your own.
Location: 6 S. 200 W, Midway, UT 84049
Ice Castles is a unique winter experience that's impossible to forget. Available in six cities during the coldest times of the year, the exhibit consists of immensely large ice castles crafted entirely by hand using icicles and LED lights. Formed into different shapes to create a winding winter wonderland, Ice Castles is sure to amaze anyone at any age who's lucky enough to explore them, especially if he or she happens to be a fan of a certain Disney movie.
Location: Homestead Resort, 700 North Homestead Drive, Midway, UT 84049
How to Get to
Wasatch Mountain State Park
There are three possible entrances to Wasatch Mountain State Park by road with the quickest and most direct being the main entrance leading to the visitors center. To use this route, simply head north from Midway on UT 222. The entire journey is only around 3.5 miles in length. The route from the heart of the city is to travel down West Main Street before turning right onto North 200 West/UT 222, at which point you'll just be following the road around the eastern perimeter until you see the signage and park gate.
Entering Wasatch Mountain State Park
Once you reach the park, you'll want to follow the path into it toward the golf course and headquarters. At the gate, you'll need to pay $7 for entry for each vehicle (up to eight people per car). The park is open to visitors from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day with closures for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Wasatch Mountain State Park Per vehicle : $7.0
Wasatch Mountain State Park Seniors 62 years old and up : $4.0
Wasatch Mountain State Park is a gorgeous place to visit, especially when you're in an RV. RVshare heartily recommends it to anyone looking for a fun place to vacation in the state of Utah thanks to all the exciting adventures you'll be able to get up to in and around the park. Make plenty of memories while you're there, and if you feel like it, send them to RVshare via social media or email at [email protected] The site always loves to see what its RV renters get up to while out on the road and might even end up showcasing your pictures in one of its blog posts.