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Red Fleet State Park, Vernal

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State Park
Red Fleet State Park is a state park of Utah, United States, featuring a 750acre reservoir and a fossil trackway of dinosaur footprints. The park is located 10mi north of Vernal.GeographyRed Fleet State Park lies at an elevation of 5500ft in northeastern Utah, immediately south of the Uinta Mountains. The climate is arid with hot summers and cold winters. Surrounded by red slick rock formations, the park got its name from three large Navajo sandstone outcrops that look like a fleet of ships as they jut up from the reservoir.Plant life at the park includes juniper, various cacti, and sagebrush.Wildlife includes badgers, bobcat, coyote, deer, and rabbit. Birds include golden eagles, hawks, bluebirds, vultures, owls, and osprey.
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TripAdvisor
  • Basically the park is a large reservoir surrounded by red rock formations and desert scrub. The scenery is beautiful with the added bonus of a treasure of fossils from a long dry shallow sea with hund...  more »
  • The surrounding park is beautiful. Of course we went in the early Spring so there was no water sports, but it was pretty just to stop. I cn imagine it is great in the summer.  more »
  • The hike was only about 2 miles, maybe a little less, but it was not super easy with my toddler. Still, the tracks at the reservoir were ABSOLUTELY worth it!  more »
Google
  • Great place to come grill out by the water and take a dip! The dinosaur foot prints are also amazing!
  • Awesome lake. very fun. and clean
  • Stopped by the back side to hike into the dinosaur fossilized tracks. It was a great little walk and beautiful area!
  • Great place to swim, fish, boat, or just hang out.
  • The hike out to the dinosaur foot prints is beautiful and awesome to see!