Deer Creek State Park is easily accessible from the Wasatch Front; within one-half hour from Provo and an hour from Salt Lake City. The reservoir and park are extremely popular for recreation and camping.
Windsurf, boat, zip line, swim and fish on the cool waters of Deer Creek Reservoir. After a day on the water, camp under the night sky at one of several campgrounds, all with spectacular views of nearby Mount Timpanogos.
The Deer Creek Trail is a segment of the Provo-Jordan River Parkway Trail. This non-motorized trail is 8.03 miles long and is located on the western hillside above Deer Creek Reservoir. The trail is designed for biking, equestrian use and hiking. The trail provides access to the western shore of Deer Creek for walk-in anglers. No dogs are allowed on the trail. No trespassing within 1500 feet of the dam.
Deer Creek Dam Trailhead – located on U.S. 189 south of the Deer Creek Dam.
Soldier Hollow Trailhead – located at Soldier Hollow.