Palisade Reservoir & State Park

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Reservations may be made online at Utah State Parks or by calling 801-322-3770 within the Salt Lake City area or toll-free at 800-322-3770.

Latest fishing report

There is no ice on the reservoir. Anglers have been catching 11- to 14-inch rainbows and 11- to 17-inch tigers. Anglers have reported success fly fishing using both fast sinking and medium sinking lines with size 6 bead head leeches and wooly buggers. Shore anglers have had success using traditional methods and using Panther Martin Spinners or Blue Fox Vibrax Spinners. (Last update 02-12-18)


  • Location: Sanpete County
  • Directions: Five miles south of Manti on Hwy 89, turn east just north of Sterling and continue east for about two miles to park and reservoir.
  • Type: State park
  • Size: 70 acres
  • Elevation: 5,800 feet
  • Hours: Summers: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m
  • Likely catch: Rainbow Trout
  • Possible catch: Cutthroat Trout, Tiger Trout
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: Palisade State Park offers a boat ramp, tent and RV camping, sites with hookups, day and group-use areas, restrooms, showers, fish cleaning station, and sewage disposal. Boats with electric motors allowed on reservoir.
  • Handicap access: Limited