Rec Report, Aug. 27-29, 2014
Ryan Summerlin August 26, 2014
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort will switch to its late-season schedule after Sept. 1. The resort will be open from 1-6 p.m. Sunday to Friday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Crescent Lift will be closed Monday-Thursday and Town Lift will be closed Monday-Friday. In its summer season, Park City Mountain Resort offers an Alpine Slide, Alpine Coaster, Zipline, lift-served mountain biking and much more. Go to www.parkcitymountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
Beginning Sept. 4, Canyons Resort will switch to its late-season operating schedule. The resort will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and will be closed Monday-Wednesday. Canyons’ summer season features hiking and biking trails, Zip Tour adventures, outdoor dining and other activities. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley’s summer season will end on Sept. 1. For details on the resort’s Summer Adventure Camp, Mountain Bike School and mountain bike rentals, visit www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are guided tours on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museums are free to explore. The summer bobsled rides, extreme and freestyle Ziplines, and Alpine Slide are also open. The Flying Ace All-Star shows are every Sunday at 1 p.m. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit www.UtahOlympicLegacy.com.
At the Silver Course and Gold Course at Soldier Hollow, near Midway, green fees are $33 for 18 holes without a cart, $47 with a cart. For tee times, call 435-654-7442 or visit stateparks.utah.gov/golf/gold-silver.
PARK CITY GOLF COURSE
At the Park City Golf Course, the cost for a resident (living within the Park City School District boundaries) is $35 to play 18 holes, or $50 with a cart. For a non-resident, it’s $50 for 18 holes, or $65 with a cart. For more information call 435-615-5800 or go to www.parkcity.org/index.aspx?page=171.
WASATCH MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE
At Wasatch Mountain’s Lake and Mountain courses, the cost for 18 holes is $47 on weekdays, $49 on weekends and holidays with a cart and $33 on weekdays, $35 on weekends walking. For more information call 435-654-0532.
Mountain Trails Foundation reports that South Sweeney’s Trail will be closed for about a week longer due to construction in the area. All other trails are ready for recreational use. Mountain Trails asks trail users to please take it easy on the saturated trails after recent rainfall. The organization asks trail users to turn around if they start making ruts. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation. For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com .
Basin Recreation reports that construction is underway on a paved trail from Kimball Junction to Jeremy Ranch Elementary School along Rasmussen Road. A paved trail from Gorgoza Tubing Park to Summit Park is also in the design phase with the hope for construction to begin this summer. All of Basin Recreation’s unpaved trails are wet from recent rain, so the organization asks trail users to tread lightly. Please turn around if you happen to encounter mud. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit 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. The Mirror Lake Highway is open, along with all campgrounds. A recreational pass to use the forest is $6 for 1-3 days or $12 per week. Fees in established campgrounds range from $16 to $22 per day. For more information, go to www.fs.fed.us/wcnf/unit/kamas/index.shtml or call 435-783-4338.