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Rockport

Rockport Reservoir rests at an elevation of 6,040-foot and limited shade, with a 1,080-acre surface area. Managed season is year-round with high use. Rockport Reservoir, Weber Basin Project, was formed by the construction of Wanship Dam on the Weber River. Recreation management at Rockport Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation.

Available species include rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, and brown trout. All-weather access from State Rd. 32. Some facilities accessible to persons with disabilities. Stream fishing opportunities exist below the reservoir.

Rockport Reservoir features first-rate, year-round fishing, waterskiing, swimming, sailboarding and sailboating. Ice fishing is popular in the winter.

All weather access. 45 miles east of Salt Lake City. From Salt Lake City, Utah, go east on I-80 to Wanship/Rockport State Park exit. Turn right and go 4 miles on Highway 32.

For more information: Rockport State Park 9040 North State Hwy. 302 Peoa, Utah 84061-9702 (435) 336-2241

Or Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, 801-538-4700.

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