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Red Fleet State Park, Vernal

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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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  • September 27, 2017
    We really enjoyed our day at Red Fleet. It is a very pretty park and the trail to see the Dino prints is well marked and a fun trail. The lake is beautiful and the campground and bathrooms are spotles...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    I love seeing dinosaur tracks and bones, however, I have to admit I was a little disappointed after hiking to see them. It appears that many are no longer there based on the 'map' that they had. We di...  more »
  • June 4, 2017
    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 »
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  • July 8, 2017
    One of my favorite places to swim, boat camp or just sit back and relax. Great bike trails and hiking plus dinosaur tracks
  • June 10, 2017
    Great place to come grill out by the water and take a dip! The dinosaur foot prints are also amazing!
  • June 14, 2017
    Awesome lake. very fun. and clean
  • July 5, 2017
    Incredible surroundings here. Water was great, paddle boarding was fun.
  • May 7, 2017
    Stopped by the back side to hike into the dinosaur fossilized tracks. It was a great little walk and beautiful area!

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