September 3, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort has switched over to its late-season operating schedule. It will be open from 1-6 p.m. Sunday through Friday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays. The Crescent lift and Town Lift are closed Monday through Thursday. Among the attractions now open are the Alpine Slide, ZipRider and Flying Eagle Zip lines, Alpine Coaster, climbing wall, Legacy Launcher, Little Miners’ Park and miniature golf, along with hiking and biking trails. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call (435) 649-8111 for more information.
From now until Oct. 6, the lifts at Canyons will operate only on weekends (Thursday through Sunday). The gondola will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. those days, with the High Meadow lift and Short Cut lift open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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 is now closed for the summer. The winter season begins on Dec. 6. For details, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call (435) 649-1000.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are 30-minute performances by the Flying Ace Freestyle Show at 1 p.m on Sundays. Activities also include 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 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, at Rock Cliff, the boat ramp and many of the campsites are 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 Mountain Trails Foundation needs volunteers for upcoming events, including the Mid Mountain Marathon on Sept. 7 and the Tour des Suds on Sept. 15. To sign up, please go to http://www.mountaintrails.org and click on the volunteer page. For race schedules and trail updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For trail-maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basin Rec reports summer conditions on all natural-surface trails. 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. All campgrounds in the district are 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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