Sand Hollow Reservoir in Utah is popular for excellent fishing and boating as well as for extensive off road driving and buggy riding on the nearby dunes.
It’s the perfect choice for those who want more from their vacation and one of the most popular destinations in Sand Hollow National Park.
Water temperatures at Sand Hollow Reservoir range from 81-84F from May to July, to 86F in August and September the very best swimming conditions. The lowest annual temperatures are around 53 to 57F in January and February so water sports enthusiasts will find conditions favourable, though swimmers may find it cool. Sand Hollow Reservoir is home to the invasive Quagga mussel so boaters should be sure to clean equipment to ensure management and prevent spread.
The new campground has extensive modern facilities, and primitive camping is allowed in designated areas of the park. The huge dune system is ideal for off road driving and the OHV riding area is over 6000 acres.
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With stunning red sandstone escarpments and outcrops, clear, warm blue waters and miles of sands and dune systems, Sand Hollow Reservoir is a great choice at any time. The town of St. George is easy to reach from almost any starting point, then take Interstate 15 north to exit 16 and follow Highway 9 east for 4 miles to Sand Hollow Road. The park entrance is 3 miles south. Summer temperatures of around 93F to 100F from July to September and the typically desert climate keep the park open all year round. The reservoir gives a pleasant cooling effect, and the warm waters are perfect for swimming, water skiing and wind surfing. Fishing is another big draw with bluegill, crappie and bass in abundance.
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Nearby attractions include the world famous Zion State Park where you can discover some of the most photographed scenery in the world for yourself.
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