June 21, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort’s regular summer season runs through Sept. 2. 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 is also open and the Crescent Lift is due to open today. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call (435) 649-8111 for more information.
Canyons’ summer season began June 13. Ride the gondola to reach the Canyons Bike Park, with features for all skill levels, along with hiking and biking trails, Zip Tour adventures, disc golf, and an alpine lake with paddleboats and fishing. 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 through Sept. 2. The resort offers lift-served mountain biking and hiking, mountain-bike school, and the Summer Adventure Camp for kids. For details, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call (435) 649-1000.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park will hold a special Olympic Day Celebration on June 30 from noon to 4 p.m. There will be a special performance of the Flying Ace Freestyle Show at 1 p.m. The park is 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 details, 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 details 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.
The MidWeek MTB race series is holding a mountain-bike race in Deer Valley on June 25. For race schedules and trail updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com.
Basin Rec reports summer conditions on all natural-surface trails except Pinecone Ridge, which is still muddy in places. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at firstname.lastname@example.org 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. The campgrounds between Yellow Pine and Cobble Rest are open, as well as most campgrounds in the Mirror Lake area except Moose Horn, Butterfly and Trial Lake. The Spring Canyon-Trial Lake road will be closed for construction June 24-27, restricting access to Washington Lake and the Crystal Lake Trailhead. 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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