Quail Creek State Park

Quail Creek State Park   |  Utah State Parks
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Quail Creek State Park welcomes day-trippers and overnighters to boat, camp, fish or paddleboard at Quail Creek Reservoir. The reservoir has some of the warmest waters in the state and attracts visitors year-round with the mild winter climate surrounding the St. George and Hurricane area. This sunny, high-desert locale has views of the tranquil reservoir amongst red rock cliffs. Zion National Park is only a 45-minute drive away, making Quail Creek State Park an ideal stop for a day on the water before or after a trip to Zion.

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Entry Fee & Camping

A day-use entry fee is required, purchase in-person or online. The Annual Utah State Park Pass is accepted for park entry. 

Quail Creek State Park accommodates tents, trailers and RVs (up to 35 feet) year-round to use its 24 single-family campsites. Enjoy views of the calm reservoir and southern Utah’s famous red rock cliffs. Each campsite houses a private shaded structure, picnic table and fire ring, while most campsites offer power hookups and water. Quail Creek State Park provides drinking water, flush toilets, coin-operated showers, a boat ramp, picnic area, swimming beach and fish-cleaning station to all travelers who follow responsible travel guidelines. Advance camping reservations are recommended.

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Spring and fall bring the most temperate weather. Winters bring highs around 50 F and lows near 20 F. Quail State Park guests can expect near 100 F for highs in the summer with lows around 60 F. Rain is infrequent, topping out at an average of four days per month in the winter.

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Things to Do

Quail Creek State Park offers adventurers the chance to appreciate Southern Utah’s dramatic landscapes from the water.

Photo: Jay Dash

Quail Creek Reservoir is an easy-going destinations for paddleboards and kayaks.

Photo: Jay Dash


How to Have the Perfect Weekend on the Water at Quail Creek State Park

Written By Matcha

4 minute read

Just 15 miles north of St. George and even closer to the town of Hurricane, Quail Creek State Park offers warm water and mild weather year round. There’s plenty to do out on the water, and the gorgeous setting is sure to impress.

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