Great Salt Lake State Park

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Great Salt Lake State Marina
Utah State Park
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Great Salt Lake State Marina
Country  United States
State  Utah
County Salt Lake
Location Great Salt Lake
 - elevation 4,200 ft (1,280 m) [1]
 - coordinates 40°44′01″N 112°12′36″W / 40.73361°N 112.21000°W / 40.73361; -112.21000Coordinates: 40°44′01″N 112°12′36″W / 40.73361°N 112.21000°W / 40.73361; -112.21000
Founded 1978 [1]
Management Utah State Parks
Visitation 254,317 (2011) [2]
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Great Salt Lake State Marina in Utah

The Great Salt Lake State Marina is a state park in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States.

History[edit]

The Great Salt Lake State Marina opened to the public as a state park in 1978, and the marina itself was expanded two years later.[1]

Geography[edit]

The park is located at an elevation of 4200 feet, on the south shore of the Great Salt Lake, 16 miles west of Salt Lake City.[1]

Park facilities[edit]

The park features a 300 slip marina along with a boat ramp, and is popular for swimming, and picnicking. There are restrooms and showers.[3]

It is home to the Great Salt Lake Yacht Club.[1]

See also[edit]

Great Salt Lake

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Great Salt Lake Marina: About the Park". Utah State Parks. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  2. ^ "Utah State Park Visitation". Utah State Parks Planning. Archived from the original on 2011-03-16. Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  3. ^ Official Great Salt Lake State Marina website Archived 2010-10-13 at the Wayback Machine.

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