June 4, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort’s regular season begins June 7. Hours for the base area and PayDay Lift are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Among the attractions now open are the Alpine Slide, ZipRider and Flying Eagle Zip lines, Alpine Coaster, climbing wall, Legacy Launcher, Little Miner’s Park and miniature golf. The Town Lift also opens June 7. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call (435) 649-8111 for more information.
Canyons’ summer season, featuring hiking and biking trails, Zip Tour adventures, outdoor dining and other activities, is scheduled to open June 13. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley’s summer season runs June 14-Sept. 2. For details on the resort’s Summer Adventure Camp, Mountain Bike School and mountain bike rentals, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call (435) 649-1000.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
Beginning June 8, the Utah Olympic Park will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Activities including the signature Comet Bobsled ride, three new adventure courses, the new Drop Tower, as well as the existing zip lines, alpine slide and two museums. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit http://www.UtahOlympicLegacy.com.
Soldier Hollow, near Midway, has two 18-hole golf courses and a driving range. Green fees are $16.50 for nine holes, $33 for 18. Cart rental (18 holes) is $14. For tee times, call (435) 654-7442 or visit http://stateparks.utah.gov/golf/gold-silver.
PARK CITY GOLF CLUB
At the Park City Golf Club, the cost for a resident (living within the Park City School District boundaries) is $34 to play 18 holes, or $49 with a cart. For a nonresident, it’s $47 for 18 holes, or $62 with a cart. For more information call (435) 615-5800 or go to http://www.parkcity.org/index.aspx?page=171.
WASATCH MOUNTAIN STATE PARK
This state park near Midway has facilities for hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding and camping as well as two 18-hole golf courses. The cost for 18 holes of golf is $33 on weekdays, $35 on weekends and holidays. Cart rental (18 holes) is $14. For more information call (435) 654-0532 or go to http://www.stateparks.utah.gov/golf/lake-mountain.
JORDANELLE STATE PARK
Located on Jordanelle Reservoir just east of Park City, Jordanelle State Park offers camping, boating, fishing and swimming. Hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Daily fees are $10 per car at Hailstone, $7 at Rock Cliff. However, the Rock Cliff boat ramp is closed. Annual passes are $75. For information call (435) 649-9540.
ROCKPORT STATE PARK
Rockport State Park offers boating, fishing, hiking and more. Located near Wanship, it is open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Costs are $9 for daily use or $75 for a season pass. Call (435) 336-2241 for more information.
Two races are scheduled in Round Valley next week: A MidWeek MTB Series mountain-bike race on June 11 and a Park City Trail Series 5K run on June 15. For race schedules and trail updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basin Rec reports that all natural surface trails are open except Ridge Connector and Pinecone Ridge. However, the Short Stack, Road to WOS, Short Ribs, Holly’s, Short Swing, Mid Mountain and Hunters trails are still muddy in places. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at email@example.com or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html .
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
The Kamas Ranger District maintains trails and campgrounds in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas. Six campgrounds Yellow Pine, Lower Provo, Shady Dell, Shingle Creek, Soapstone and Cobble Rest are open. The remaining campgrounds should be open in about two weeks. There is still snow at the higher elevations and many lakes are still frozen. However, the Mirror Lake Highway is now open. A rec day pass is $6 for 1-3 days of use, or $45 for an annual pass. For more information, go to http://www.fs.fed.us/wcnf/unit/kamas/index.shtml or call (435) 783-4338.
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