Location: Stansbury Park is located in Tooele County, Utah. From I-80 at Lake Point take UT-36 which is the exit for Tooele. Follow the road for about 3 miles until you hit UT-38. Head southwest on UT-38 and you will soon see the lake.
Fish Species: Blue Gill, Carp, Crappie, Channel Catfish, Smallmouth Bass, and Largemouth Bass. The lake was managed by the DWR until 1998. At which point the lake was privatized.
Regulations: No gasoline powered watercraft. The lake is private and opened to residents and their guests Because the lake is private you don’t need a fishing license. The rules state that the lake is catch and release only. No fishing allowed in or around the clubhouse.
History: Construction on Stansbury Park began in 1969. The lake was first dug near UT-138. The water nearest the road is the deeper part of the lake. The southern part of the lake is much more shallower. Some people speculate this is due to the construction company trying to finish the job quicker and cheaper.
Mill Pond: Bordering Stansbury Lake to the northeast is Mill Pond. This pond is fed by natural springs. In 1854 the pond was created by damming Twin Springs Creek. Then Benson Grist Mill was constructed on the site. The mill processed wheat and corn for over 80 years. The Mill Pond is managed by the DWR.
Rumor: There was a rumor started on social media, that swimmers were getting meningitis from Stansbury Lake. The health dept said that this rumor was false. Although several residents still believe otherwise.There is series of well’s that were dug to feed water into the lake. The water flows across a low damn around the lake to keep if from getting stagnant.
Nearby Areas to Fish: Mill Pond, i80 Bass Ponds, Grantsville Reservoir, Settlement Canyon, Rush Lake, Horseshoe Springs, Blue Lake.