Seventy-acre Palisade Reservoir draws swimmers, year-round anglers and non-motorized watercraft enthusiasts. There is also an 18-hole golf course, practice range, professional golf shop and snack bar. Hiking areas abound and Six-Mile Canyon provides excellent off-highway vehicle riding just outside the park.
Palisade State Park is southeast of Manti and is landscaped with trees and grass. Park facilities include 71 individual campsites (51 at the Main campground and 20 at Wakara campground), sandy beach, modern rest rooms with hot showers, group camping area and covered group-use pavilion. Canoe and paddle boat rentals are available.