Oquirrh Lake + Trails

Boat Rentals

Boats are available for checkout by residents with an amenity card in one and a half hour increments. Guests can accompany residents who captain boats ($5 amenity guest fee applies per person). Boats must be captained at all times by a resident that is 14 years of age or older and guests cannot captain paddle boards. Residents must be two years or older to ride in a boat. All boats must be returned by the scheduled daily close time. Please note that no boats will be checked out 30 minutes prior to closing. Rentals are available on a first come, first serve basis. 

  2019 Regular Season 2019 End of Season
  May 25 - Aug. 18 Aug. 19 - Sept. 2
Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm 10:00 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

*Hours are subject to change due to inclement weather

Current Boats Available

  • 1-Person Kayaks
  • 2-Person Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • Stand up Paddle Boards (Cannot be captained by guests)
  • Sail Boats- available after certification. See boat attendants for more information or to schedule a lesson.
Find answers to commonly asked questions:

Oquirrh Lake Common Questions Oquirrh Lake Common Questions (92 KB)

Personal Watercraft Permits

Oquirrh Lake Boat Permit Request Form Oquirrh Lake Boat Permit Request Form (85 KB)

Beginning April 1, 2019, Daybreak residents may begin obtaining personal boat permits for use on the lake.

Residents can obtain a boating permit for personal, non-motorized watercraft use after completing a Daybreak Community Association lake orientation. Each permit is $12 and is good throughout the 2019 season. The permits may be purchased at the Daybreak Community Center during normal business hours.  Residents can launch boats from West Beach, East Lake or North Shore.

Duffy Boat Schedule 

The Duffy Boat rides run Memorial Day through Labor Day with limited hours in September. Due to limited use, the boat has been winterized as of September 23, 2019 and will not be available again until spring of 2020. The captains are excited for another year of tours around the lake!


Guest Passes:

Guest passes are available so residents can bring friends and relatives to the pools, DCC and lake. They are $5 one-day passes and can be purchased at the DCC (cash or card), pools (cash only) or boat ramp (cash only). Residents must be 18 years or older to purchase a guest pass. 

Oquirrh Lake Recreation Management Guidelines

During the 2019 season, Daybreak Communities and the Daybreak Community Association will continue to implement an appropriate and comprehensive recreation management plan for Oquirrh Lake and the associated open space and trails system. As a general summary, the management policies and guidelines shall be in effect for the 2019 recreation season. Interested parties should contact the Daybreak Community Association office with any questions or comments at 801-254-8294. Below you will find a PDF copy of the guidelines.

Oquirrh Lake Management Strategy Oquirrh Lake Management Strategy (123 KB)


Lake Village Waterside Club & Beach Area

In 2014, the Waterside Club and beach area were developed on the northwestern bank of the peninsula as a Lake Village amenity. The operations and maintenance costs of this facility are paid through a Benefitted Assessment charged to Lake Village residents. Use of the facility and beach area are for the private use of Lake Village owners and their guests only. When visiting, please be sure to bring your Lake Village Daybreak Amenities Card as you will be asked to show ID. Click here for copy of the General Rules

Waterside Club Initial Rules Waterside Club Initial Rules (364 KB)

Oquirrh Lake Code of Conduct

  • Open from DAWN to DUSK
  • Respect other lake users and private property
  • No swimming
  • No alcohol/No smoking
  • No glass containers
  • No fireworks, portable grills, or fire pits
  • No portable shade structures or canopies
  • No unauthorized motor vehicles on trails
  • Authorized boating is reserved for Daybreak residents and their guests by PERMIT ONLY
  • Dogs allowed per leash laws and pick-up regulations
  • No fishing from structures or docks, fishing permitted in designated areas only
  • No jumping or diving from structures or shoreline
  • No camping
  • No drones 
  • No model airplane or model boat use

Fishing Regulations

A valid Utah State fishing license is required, and all corresponding rules apply. Please stay within designated fishing areas, as some of our landscaping is fragile. Please also be respectful of other users, especially boaters. Be sure to pick up all hooks and fishing line to avoid injuries of feet and wildlife. 

Please note that swimming and wading are not allowed in Oquirrh Lake at this time, due to negative effects on water quality and ecosystem balance.

Oquirrh Lake Management Strategy Oquirrh Lake Management Strategy (123 KB)

Daybreak Trails

Arguably one of the most popular amenities within the Daybreak community are the numerous trails that wind throughout the area. Currently, there are over 30 miles of trails in the community, most of which are paved and very accessible, with more on the way. These trails meander through the various villages in the community, as well as around Oquirrh Lake. Whether you are walking to school or to a concert in the park, these trails will get you there. For a trail map, click below.

Trail Map Trail Map (1823 KB)