Blue Ribbon Fisheries

Strawberry River WMA upstream

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General information

This site provides anglers with access to an area of the Strawberry River that is part of a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The access point allows anglers to access a section of the Strawberry River that contains riffle and run habitats. Some small pools are available along river bends and behind in-stream boulders. No camping or fires are allowed on this day-use WMA.

Location

This access point is located approximately 1 mile upstream from the confluence with Timber Canyon Creek. The UTM coordinates for this access point are 514,815 meters east and 4,440,603 meters north. Decimal degree coordinates for this location are -110.82614 longitude and 40.1156063 latitude.

Directions

From the I-80/US 40 junction, travel east on US 40, through the towns of Heber and Fruitland, for roughly 64.3 miles. Turn right onto Red Creek Road (41950 West) and travel south for 6 miles. Turn right onto Strawberry River/Camelot Road (9980 South) and travel west for approximately 5.6 miles to reach this access point.

Width

This area of Strawberry River ranges in width from 15 to 25 feet.

Depth

Depths vary from 1-2 feet in riffle sections to 2-3 feet in scattered pools.

Angling methods

Shore
Wading

Camping amenities

Day-use area only, no fires or camping permitted on WMA. Camping available in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.

Other recreational activities

Wildlife viewing is available at this access point. Camping, picnicking, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, OHV riding, snowmobiling, mountain biking, boating, water sports, and scenic driving available in nearby Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.

Amenities for the disabled

This site is not accessible to the disabled.

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