Fodor's Expert Review Willard Bay State Park
Measuring 10,000 acres in size, this freshwater arm of the Great Salt Lake is a popular spot for watersports, fishing, boating and observing more than 200 species of birds. Fed by canals in spring, it's effectively protected from the saltwater of the Great Salt Lake by a series of dikes. Facilities include a marina, campground, concession stands, and shady picnic spots. Bald and golden eagles are spotted frequently in tall trees along the park's Eagle Beach. Access if via Exit 357 off I–15, 6 miles south of Brigham City.