6.6 Good
     
Willard, Utah

Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground

Willard, Utah



Willard, Utah
Phone: (435) 734-9494

Sites: 39
Recent Rate: $30 5/2016

Latitude: 41.421233191323
Longitude: -112.05505371094

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

36 Reviews

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Well located for overnight or longer. Boat facilities nearby. We are partial to state parks and found this to be better than many as sites are spacious and have decent separation from your neighbor. Has both pull thru and back in. Nature trail leads to beach with picnic kiosks and more. Easy on and off I-15. We'd stay again. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
C72
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

I like the park itself. It is fairly quiet. Camp sites are of good size. LOVED the walking trail to the reservoir. We didn't use the restrooms or the showers, but did look in on them and chose to bathe in our RV. They smelled really bad and didn't look clean enough to use. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Cottonwood CT074
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Just a nice getaway to unplug. Wifi is shotty at best, but for me camping is a way to get away from it all!

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Really enjoyed our stay here. We actually extended it after getting here. Close to the water, large wooded sites, and convenient location make this a good spot. Proximity to the interstate is unfortunate but it wasn't so bad that it disturbed our sleep. Advertised Wi-Fi is worthless. We would definitely stay again. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
67
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Good overnight stay with easy freeway access. Yes there is some road noise. Have easy circle in pull thrus as well as angular back is. Site was level. Unusual to find a state park with 50 amp and sewer at each site. Restroom was plain but clean. Park could use some grass and brush trimming. Good for an overnight when traveling thru. Somewhat pricey for a state park when you include the $8 online reservation fee. Would stay again if passing thru the area. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped in a 39 ft motor home with a tow. Price includes $10 reservation fee. Bathrooms were clean but very old making their appearance dingy. Roads are paved, no problem with tree branches. Sites are paved and level. Good space between sites. Cement patio with table, grill and shelter at each site. 3 bars with Verizon. DirecTV satellite was good in site 73. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
73
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a state run campground, but is very nice. Spacious, level sites with sewer, electric (30 amp max). and water. There is campground Wi-Fi, but it is very poor and not reliable. Good cell phone reception, but too close to the freeway. You'll hear the traffic noise, but it's not bad. In the fall the nearby town of Perry has some of the best peaches in the world. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The park rules are sometime enforced, depending on who you talk to. The Park Ranger we dealt with was very unprofessional and rude. After traveling from Cheyenne WY, we arrived approximately 1 hour early from the official check-in time. The person at the toll booth checked us in, but advised we may have to hang around the park awhile, if our reserved campsite was occupied. It was empty, so we pulled in and begin sitting up. A Park Ranger arrived and told me we would have to leave as it was before the check-in time of 3 PM. To make a long story short, we stayed, but this ranger was confused as to the facts surrounding our checking in early. The park is generally poorly maintained, the bathrooms are not properly cleaned, and in general, the park staff could use some Customer Service # 101. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 188
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 39

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The only drawback here is 30 amp service. The sites are large, level & our site (#73) even allowed for satellite service. It would help big rigs if they would trim the trees along the roads but it is passable. You get water & sewer which is unusual for a state park. Scenery is beautiful and quiet and beach is nearby. Check in time is 3:00 but we found no problem with checking in at noon. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 143
States Visited: 48
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice campground with paved, level sites, and plenty of access for big rigs. All sites have a picnic table under a roof cover, fire pit, and BBQ grill. The site was clean except for some left over garbage scraps from the previous camper. A new nature trail is being built and there is ongoing remediation from an earlier gas spill which damaged various park areas. Check in time is 3:00 p.m. They stick to this unless you want to pay an additional day use fee. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice state park close to the water. Highway is close, but with the windows closed the noise is not too noticeable. Being mid week and cool weather, the campground was not busy and consequently quiet. Again, given the temp and the inability to utilize the lake, it would be nice if the price was a little lower. Otherwise, nice spot just north of SLC. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 44
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here on site 39 (a pull thru). Electricity and water pressure were good. Sites are crushed gravel and our site was level. We could get a satellite signal and 4G Verizon MIFI and a good Verizon cell signal. You can hear I-25 freeway traffic and an occasional train whistle. We did not use the restrooms or showers. We would stay here again if passing thru this area. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

A well kept and peaceful state park. Full hookups with 50 amp power. In October during our visit only about 6 other campers in the park. The lake is apparently low much of the time so the boat launches are at your risk. Close to freeway, you'll hear the noise when you're outside. Picnic table and cover at most sites. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed for 7 nights. No one at entrance gate. You have to see the camp host for help. All roads and sites are paved. Spacious sites with shade at some. Hook ups convenient and in good order. Sewer is a bit of a stretch. Don't know if internet available, but my Verizon network worked well. Quiet except interstate noise is an issue. We were here when the mosquitoes and flies were at there peak. Needed lots of repellent and even that wasn't enough at times. Fire rings and covered picnic table on concrete at each site. Location convenient to gas and highway to near by Brigham City. Would stay again. Good value. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 56
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Convenient location right off the Interstate highway. Not my idea of a state park since there is loud traffic noise, as well as infrequent train noise in the area with hookups. Sites are average size, but with no privacy. Everything worked well except for Wi-Fi which would not connect. Bathrooms small, but clean. I would find another location is staying in the area again. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We had a last minute family gathering for the weekend, and it was great fun. Dutch oven meals, walks to the Bay, Boat Dock and trails, Sunsets in the evening and good old campfires at night. The weather was pleasant and everything was peaceful. The only bothersome item is the inbound gate closes at 10pm, so if you were out till after it closed, you'd have to park out and walk in. There is a Host on-site and the restrooms were kept tidy. We camped at Willard Bay State Park, Cottonwood Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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