Jordanelle Reservoir

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JordanelleJordanelle (06/03/2006) Jordanelle Reservoir seen from Highway 248 between Park City and Kamas. You can see the slopes of Deer Valley on Bald Mountain in the center of the picture.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006) Looking south from Jordanelle Reservoir from Highway 248.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006) Look South East across Jordanelle Reservoir toward Mount Timpanogos.

New DevelopmentsNew Developments (06/03/2006) The completion of the Jordanelle reservoir spawned a massive development boom just east of Park City. The picture includes Bald Mountain in Deer Valley Resort.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006)

Road Cut to Match My MountainRoad Cut to Match My Mountain (06/03/2006) A road cut on Highway 40 near the Jordanelle Dam. To be fair, I suspect the primary reason for this cut was for material to build the dam.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Reservoir near the inlet of the Provo River.

Jodanelle DamJodanelle Dam (06/03/2006) Image includes the Jordanelle Dam, US 40 and the road cut that made the lake possible.

Jordanelle DamJordanelle Dam (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Dam and US 40. The dam was completed in 1992.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Reservoir, Jordanelle State Park is on the pennisula in the center of the image.

US 40US 40 (06/03/2006) US 40 was relocated and turned into a 4 lane divided highway during the construction of the Jordanelle Dam.

US 40US 40 (06/03/2006) US 40 along the Jordanelle Reservoir.

Jordanelle Dam and Road CutJordanelle Dam and Road Cut (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Dam and a major road cut on the Provo River.

Jordanelle OverlookJordanelle Overlook (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Overlook on Highway 32.

Jordanelle State ParkJordanelle State Park (06/03/2006) Image includes Jordanelle State Park and boaters on the Jordanelle.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle State Park in Central Utah.

Water SportsWater Sports (06/03/2006) There was a large number of people enjoying water sports on the Jordanelle Reservoir.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006) An arm of the Jordanelle Reservoir leading to the Provo River.

Front Loader and a Pile of DirtFront Loader and a Pile of Dirt (06/03/2006) A front loader with a pile of dirt, what more could a man wish for?

Jordanelle DamJordanelle Dam (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Dam viewed from highway 32.

State Highway 32State Highway 32 (06/03/2006) Highway 32 between Francis and Heber City, Mount Timpanogos is in the distance.

WetlandsWetlands (06/03/2006) The Central Utah Project includes a number of artificial wet lands below the Jordanelle Dam. I understand that this area has excellent fishing.

JordanelleJordanelle (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Reservoir from US 40.

Jordanelle DamJordanelle Dam (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Dam from US 40.

Jordanelle ReservoirJordanelle Reservoir (06/03/2006) The Jordanelle Reservoir from US 40.

Jordanelle DamJordanelle Dam (06/03/2006)

Provo River InletProvo River Inlet (06/06/2006) The Provo River inlet on the Jordanelle Reservoir.

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Jordanelle Reservoir

The Jordanelle Reservoir is on Provo River between Francis and Heber City, Utah. The reservoir is a short drive from resort community of Park City and is a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts. The Reservoir was a key component to the Central Utah Project. The dam was completed in 1992 and quickly reached capacity with the waters from the Provo River. Construction of the dam submerged the towns of Keetley and Hailstone.

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The elevation of the lake is 6,200 feet with a surface area of 3300 acres. Bald Mountain (elevation 9,346 ft) in the Deer Valley Resort is due West of the lake.

State Highway 248 runs to the north of the lake. State Highway 32 runs between Kamas and Heber on the Southeast of the Lake. US Highway 40 was expanded to a 4 lane divided highway and runs on the West end of the lake.

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Context: Lakes

Provo River (107 pictures) The Jordanelle Dam is on the Provo River in Central Utah.

Heber City (74 pictures) Heber City is due South (downstream) of the Jordanelle Reservoir.

Park City, Utah (164 pictures) Park City is a short bike ride to the East of the Jordanelle Reservoir.

Lakes (16 pictures) Pictures of other lakes.

The Wasatch Mountains (127 pictures) The Jordanelle Dam is on the East Side of the Wasatch Mountains.

Highway US 40 (31 pictures) US 40 was relocated to build the lake. The new road is a 40 lane divided highway running to the West of the lake (with convenient access to Deer Valley).

Rockport Lake (27 pictures) Rockport Reservoir is on the Weber River due North of Jordanelle.

Washingon Lake (46 pictures) After completing the Jordanelle, 12 of the 15 dams in the high Uinta Mountains stopped being used for water storage.

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