Recreation Report |

Recreation Report

Hiking and Biking The Mountain Trails Foundation maintains 300 miles of trails in and around Park City. As of Friday, Oct. 28 trail season is winding down with the promise of snow in the coming weeks. Watch for detours on Spiro, Sweeney’s Switchback and Empire Canyon. Detour Trail at National Ability Center is complete. Mid Mountain trail is now closed for the season. Mid-season revision trail maps can be picked up at local bike shops, the visitor’s center, book shops and restaurants. For more information, call 649-6839 or visit Deer Valley Resort

The resort is closed. The resort is scheduled to open for the winter ski season on Dec. 3rd. For a list of winter season activities at Deer Valley, log on to

The Canyons The resort is open weekends for fall activities including lift-assisted hiking and biking. The Farmers Market is open every Wednesday through October, weather permitting. For more information call 649-5400 or log on to

Park City Mountain Resort The resort is now closed and is currently prepping for the winter season, with the slated opening date of Nov. 19. For hours of operation or to get more info call 800-222-7275 or log on at

Utah Olympic Park The Utah Olympic Park tracks and courses are open on weekends. The Park is open daily. Activities include Freestyle Camps, Adventure Camps, the Extreme and Ultra Zip Rider, Bosbled rides, the new Aerial Bungee, and the Saturday Freestyle Show. Guests can visit the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center/Alf Engen Ski Museum. For more information, call 658-4200

Wasatch Cache National Forest In the Uinta Mountains, campgrounds are closing for the winter season. Water systems have been shut down. All upper-level campgrounds including Mirror Lake are closed. Visitors are advised to use caution now that hunting season has arrived. Fire restrictions are in effect. Fireworks are prohibited in the park. The Ranger reminds visitors not to leave valuables in their vehicles. For more information call the Kamas Ranger District (435) 783-4338.

Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Camping Facilities and services are available at: Wasatch Mountain State Park (435) 654-1791; Jordanelle State Park (435) 649-9540; Rock Cliff Nature Center (435) 783-3030; Rockport State Park (435) 336-2241. The Rockport facilities are open for the season. For information about more primitive trails and camping, contact the U.S. Forest Service (435) 654-0470.

Fire Conditions Fire danger is moderate. Please use caution. Open fires require a permit available through fire wardens, fire chiefs, sheriffs or through the State Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands. For more information, contact the Division at (801) 538-5555, or the Park City Fire District at (435) 649-6706.

Park City Golf Club The Park City Golf Club Course is open, weather permitting. For more information, or to book a tee time call 615-5800 or visit

Golf Courses Soldier Hollow Golf Course, Midway. For tee times, call (435) 654-7442. The Homestead Resort Golf Course, Midway. For tee times, call (435) 654-5588. Wasatch Mountain State Park Golf Course, Midway. For tee times, call (435) 654-0532. Round Valley Golf Course, Morgan. For tee times call (801) 829-3796..

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