Bow hunter, in camouflage, seen at Iron Canyon trailhead
September 22, 2009
The Park City Police Department received a report of what is described as a brief argument between a person said to be a hunter and another person on a trailhead.
On Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 9:29 a.m., the police received the complaint from the trailhead in Iron Canyon. According to the police, a man was seen wearing camouflage clothing and carrying a bow and arrow. The other person confronted the man, saying he is not allowed to hunt at the location. The man with the bow and arrow disagreed, the police said.
Rick Ryan, a police captain, said hunting is prohibited in the city limits. He also said it is against the law to discharge a weapon in the city limits. Ryan said a bow and arrow is considered a weapon.
There is abundant wildlife in the mountains ringing Park City, and Iron Canyon is a popular place for people to start hikes into the mountains. Deer and moose are especially plentiful in the Park City-area mountains.