- Location: Lincoln Point
- Address: Lincoln Beach Road, Spanish Fork, UT 84660 or 40.143624, -111.812209
- Parking on the North side of Lincoln Beach Road, approximately 10 cars, no trailers
- General description: Primarily used as a sportsman’s access. Popular shore fishing location. Access to water is usually about 100 yards from parking area. Small canoes and kayaks could be carried to water.
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The major source of the murkiness in Utah Lake has to do with the mountains that surround the lake, especially those on the east side. These mountains are made up of mostly limestone which contains a lot of calcium carbonate, the same thing as chalk. When the water flows down over and through these mountains it transports the calcium carbonate to Utah Lake where it concentrates to the point that the water looks a little “milky” or “murky.” The sediments resting on the lake bottom are then stirred up by wind created waves and large bottom feeding fish like carp. ... See MoreSee Less
The level is primarily affected by climate, but also by water use from the lake and its tributaries. It drains 3,846 square miles of land and the precipitation varies each year. On average, about half the water that flows into the lake is lost to evaporation. #FAQfriday #utahlake