Top 25 Great Salt Lake State Park, UT RV Rentals and Motorhome Rentals

RV Rental Great Salt Lake State Park

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Discover Great Salt Lake State Park


Tucked away in the northern part of Utah, Great Salt Lake is the largest lake west of the Mississippi, and it also doubles up as the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere. To cross it off your bucket list, consider camping in a rental motorhome at Great Salt Lake State Park. The park is located a short distance away from Salt Lake City, making it a perfect place to set up your RV rental due to the proximity to the creature comforts of modern living. To experience the charm of one of Utah’s most asked about tourist attractions, search for an RV in Salt Lake County and make memories camping in an RV right by ‘America’s dead sea."

Despite the nickname, there is a lot on offer at Great Lake State Park. Thanks to the lake’s unique qualities, it provides habitat to millions of animals from different species, including shorebirds, waterfowl, and brine shrimp. It is highly unlikely that another lake in the world stages a higher population of Wilson’s phalarope. Located just a short distance away from interstate 30, it won’t be hard to find this spectacular park in your Magna camper rental. The park surprisingly hosts a lot of fun activities including, swimming, boating, and kayaking. Even though it isn’t ideal for hiking, the nearby towns of Rush Valley and Tooele are fantastic hiking areas. Waste no time, find the best of Salt Lake campers and have the time of your life camping at Great Salt Lake State Park.

Exploring the Park

Perhaps the best feature of Great Salt Lake is that everyone is able to swim here with no problems. Due to the salinity of the lake, which makes it saltier than the ocean, the water is so buoyant that people easily float. Just be sure to rinse off the salty water with a freshwater shower after your swim.

Another popular activity in the lake is boating. Don’t worry if you do not have a boat as the Great Salt Lake Marina rents out pedal boats. If that’s not your thing, book a dinner cruise and enjoy sailing through the water in style.

Don’t worry since you don’t have access to hiking trails while RV camping at Great Salt Lake State Park as the nearby Grandeur Peak is fantastic for just that. The 6.5 miles round trip to the peak has an elevation of more than 2600 feet so carry a lot of water

Camping at Great Salt Lake State Park

When weighing your options on where to set up camp near Magna, the Great Salt Lake State Park is one of the best spots in the area. The campground offers electric and water hookups along with a sewage disposal station.

The ample back-in sites are set on either gravel or tarmac, and they each have a fire ring and a picnic table. Additionally, campers get to enjoy a stable WiFi connection and wonderful views of the lake. The staff members are friendly, and you’ll not have to leave your furry friends behind since pets are allowed.

Exploring the Area

With Great Salt Lake State Park being small in size, you’ll soon be venturing beyond the park’s boundaries in search of more fun activities. Since downtown Salt Lake City is barely 30 minutes away, it would be a nice place to start your quest. Usually an underrated destination, there are endless attractions in this mountain town provided you know how to look. If you’re up for some nostalgia, don’t miss out on a chance to watch a movie under the stars at the Redwood Drive-In Movie Theater.

Forget the cliché popcorns and Pepsi theaters and take your better half out for a movie at Brewvies. Unlike the mainstream cinemas with costly limited snacks, here you are able to order food and drinks in an adjoining pub to enjoy while watching a film. The theater even screens throwback movies on Monday’s for free. Imagine watching Skyfall with a bucket of wings accompanied by a cold beer in a movie theater.

Skydiving has always been associated with thrill-seeking daredevils, but that doesn’t always have to be the case. If you’ve been longing to jump off a plane while at the same time have a fear of the unknown, give iFLY Utah a try. The 12-foot wind tunnel can produce wind blasts of up to 150 miles an hour, an excellent way to perfect your jumping skills even before falling through the sky.

Don’t drive off in your camper trailer without visiting the Utah Olympic Park which was set up for the 2002 winter Olympics. While at it, have a go at the Comet Bobsled where you'll get a chance to blast down the slope at speeds exceeding 70 miles per hour.

Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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