Wasatch Mountain

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Utah State Parks 01/09 25 M The Utah Department of Natural Resources receives federal aid and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. For information or complaints regarding discrimination, contact Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources, PO Box 145610, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5610 or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1801 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20507. Operating Hours: Open year round 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving, December 25 and January 1 Driving Directions: Take I-80 East to US 40 or Heber exit. Travel about 17 miles to Heber City, take Highway 113 west to Midway. Follow signs to park. Information contained in this brochure was accurate at the time of printing. Policies, facilities, fees, hours and regulations, etc., change as mandated. For updated information please contact the park. Front cover photo credit: Stephen Gale Address Inquires To: Wasatch Mountain State Park 1281 Warm Springs Drive P.O. Box 10 Midway, UT 84049-0010 Visitor Center: (435) 654-1791 Thanks to Friends of Wasatch Mountain State Park for helping to fund this brochure. www.friendsofwasatch.org Utah State Parks Mission: To enhance the quality of life by preserving and providing natural, cultural and recreational resources for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations. Wasatch Mountain Golf Course (435) 654-0532 Salt Lake Line: (801) 266-0268 Soldier Hollow Golf Course (435) 654-7442 Salt Lake Line: (801) 261-4733 For Reservations Call: (801) 322-3770 or toll free (800) 322-3770 Utah State Parks and Recreation P.O. Box 146001 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6001 (801) 538-7220, (877) UT-PARKS (801) 538-7458 (TTY) stateparks.utah.gov Utah State Parks and Recreation P.O. Box 146001 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6001 (801) 538-7220, (877) UT-PARKS (801) 538-7458 (TTY) stateparks.utah.gov For Reservations Call: (801) 322-3770 or toll free (800) 322-3770 Wasatch Mountain Golf Course (435) 654-0532 Salt Lake Line: (801) 266-0268 Soldier Hollow Golf Course (435) 654-7442 Salt Lake Line: (801) 261-4733 Utah State Parks Mission: To enhance the quality of life by preserving and providing natural, cultural and recreational resources for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations. Address Inquires To: Wasatch Mountain State Park 1281 Warm Springs Drive P.O. Box 10 Midway, UT 84049-0010 Visitor Center: (435) 654-1791 Thanks to Friends of Wasatch Mountain State Park for helping to fund this brochure. www.friendsofwasatch.org Front cover photo credit: Stephen Gale Driving Directions: Take I-80 East to US 40 or Heber exit. Travel about 17 miles to Heber City, take Highway 113 west to Midway. Follow signs to park. Information contained in this brochure was accurate at the time of printing. Policies, facilities, fees, hours and regulations, etc., change as mandated. For updated information please contact the park. Operating Hours: Open year round 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving, December 25 and January 1 The Utah Department of Natural Resources receives federal aid and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. For information or complaints regarding discrimination, contact Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources, PO Box 145610, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5610 or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1801 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20507. Wasatch Mountain State Park Your park fees provide for care, protection and enhancement of this park. Printed on recycled paper. Printed on recycled paper. Wasatch Mountain State Park Your park fees provide for care, protection and enhancement of this park. 01/09 25 M Utah State Parks Wasatch Mountain State Park Y ear-round adventure awaits – golf, hike, bike, camp, horseback ride, snowmobile, ride ATVs, fish, cross-country ski and snowshoe in the spectacular setting of Wasatch Mountain State Park. During spring, summer and fall, reserve a tee time at one of four, 18-hole golf courses. Throughout winter, cross-country ski, snowshoe or snowmobile through alpine terrain. The park is tucked away in Utah’s beautiful Heber Valley, its 23,000 acres poised on the east slope of the Wasatch Mountains at an elevation of 5,900 feet. Explore G et directions, maps, brochures, travel guides and area information at the visitor center. Learn about the history of Midway or enjoy the scenic picnic area and children’s fishing pond. Cottonwood, Oak and Soldier Hollow group day-use pavilions offer tables, benches, grills, restrooms, sinks and electricity for groups up to 100 people. A volleyball area, horseshoe pits and parking are also available. Bring your binoculars and cameras and view an abundance of wildlife. Wasatch Mountain is home to mule deer, elk, moose, mountain lions, raccoons, beavers, sandhill cranes, wild turkeys, bobcats, redtailed hawks, coyotes, barn owls and golden eagles. Visit Huber Grove, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Settled and built by Johannes Huber, the grove is rich with culture, architecture and natural beauty. This historic site is one of the area’s best examples of early pioneer life. Stroll the self-guided nature trail through an aspen grove and 130-year old orchard. Visit during the harvest months and pick a basket of apples to take home. Become a Junior Ranger! Children six through 12 are invited to weekly, in-season programs to learn about nature. By completing fun events and activities, children may earn a badge and certificate. Explore the Dutch Hollow Trail system on foot, horseback or mountain bike. This non-motorized trail complex offers 19 miles of trails with more than 13 miles open to equestrians. Off-highway vehicle (OHV) riding opportunities abound along the nearly 30 miles of trails and roads within the park with access to another 30 on adjacent USDA Forest Service lands. Rent an OHV and take a guided tour or explore on your own. Lofty Peaks, an in-park concession, offers ATV rentals. For information on rentals and tours, call (866) 477-8981 or visit www.loftypeaksadventures.com. Golf P lay the Gold and Silver courses of Soldier Hollow or the Lake and Mountain courses of Wasatch Mountain. Located at the south end of the Wasatch Mountain complex, Soldier Hollow was a major venue during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Two 18-hole courses, named Gold and Silver, offer challenging play and beautiful views of Heber Valley. The Mountain and Lake courses, located at the northern end of the park, are consistently ranked among the most popular, affordable and scenic in Utah. Nationally, Golf Digest rated Wasatch Mountain as one of Utah’s Best Places to Play. Both Soldier Hollow and Wasatch Mountain amenities include full-service pro shops, driving ranges, practice greens and full restaurant services. To Brighton Paved Road Dirt Road Winter N At the northern end, ski the groomed 7.2-mile Nordic ski track with diagonal stride and skating lanes. Skiers of all abilities will enjoy both flat and hilly terrain, with views of Heber Valley farms and mountains. Rent Nordic skis from the Wasatch Mountain Clubhouse or snowshoes at the visitor center. d. kR VISITOR CENTER TRAIL Camping - Camp only in designated campgrounds. Each camping permit covers one vehicle and any attached recreational equipment. Extra fees are charged for additional vehicles or camping equipment. Burgi Ln. River Rd. Cummings Pkwy Main St. 113 9 Stringtown Rd. _K Hollow Soldier Ln. Tate Ln. TATE BARN F CHALET GROUP-USE AREA DAY LODGE 113 Cas cad eS prin gs Rd . SOLDIER HOLLOW GOLF COURSE CLUB HOUSE Charleston Rd. To Heber CASCADE SPRINGS OHV TRAILHEAD Sundance/ Alpine Loop Road CASCADE SPRINGS REC. AREA SOLDIER HOLLOW VENUE TRAILS 189 DEER CREEK TRAIL DEER CREEK RESERVOIR To Provo Visitor Center/Park Office 9 Campground F Hiking Trailhead Golf Course _ Restrooms K OHV Trailhead Vandalism - It is unlawful to mutilate or deface any natural or constructed feature or structure. Please help keep our parks beautiful. Speed limit - The speed limit within the park is 15 m.p.h. unless otherwise posted. Waste water - It is unlawful to dump or drain waste water onto the ground. Utility sinks and a sanitary disposal station are provided for your convenience. Quiet hours - 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Concession Services A variety of in-park concessions provide food services and rental equipment to complete your trip. Rocky Mountain Outfitters at Soldier Hollow (435) 654-1655 Seasonal horseback riding, and chuckwagon and sleigh rides Soldier Hollow Grill at Soldier Hollow Clubhouse (435) 654-9112 Year-round food services and catering Fireworks - Explosives, fireworks and firecrackers are prohibited. Fires - Campfires are allowed in developed fire pits and grill facilities. Collecting firewood is prohibited. Wasatch Park Café at Wasatch Mountain Clubhouse (435) 654-2139 Food services and catering, March through October Pets - Pets are allowed and must be on a maximum six-foot leash. Only service animals are allowed in park buildings. For safety and courtesy, please keep pets under control. Lofty Peaks (866) 477-8981 / www.loftypeaksadventures.com ATV and snowmobile rentals and tours Plants and animals – It is unlawful to remove or destroy any plant, animal, mineral or other natural features in state parks. Firearms - Possession or use of firearms, traps or other devices capable of launching a projectile that can immobilize, injure or kill a person or animal, or damage property is prohibited unless the weapon or device is 1) unloaded and packed away to prevent its use, 2) being used for legal pursuit of wildlife or 3) being used by authorized enforcement officers in the performance of official duties. er Riv LITTLE DEER CREEK CAMPGROUND ? Roads - Vehicles must remain on established roads. ? To Hwy 40 Rd. MIDWAY B Off-highway vehicles (OHVs) – OHVs, including ATVs and off-road motorcycles, are permitted on designated roadways only. WASATCH GOLF COURSE VISITOR CENTER DUTCH HOLLOW TRAIL HEAD _ F CLUB HOUSE F ring an RV or tent to a shady campsite and enjoy cool evenings in the mountain air. Each site in the Cottonwood, Mahogany and Oak Hollow loops of the Pine Creek Campground offers a picnic table, barbecue grill, paved parking pad, water and electricity. Modern restrooms with showers and sewage disposal station are also provided. Large groups will enjoy the solitude of the Chalet. This ranch-style building offers a full kitchen, folding banquet tables and chairs, and restrooms. Outside, everyone will enjoy the baseball diamond, volleyball, additional picnic tables and space for RV and tent camping. HUBER GROVE Dutch Canyon Rd. d. Camping For a more secluded and primitive experience, Little Deer Creek Campground offers sites with tent pads, picnic tables, firepits or grills, drinking water and modern restrooms. Electricity and showers are not available. Those with off-highway vehicles may ride directly to and from the campground. PINE CREEK CAMPGROUND 9 Sna ke MILL FLAT Cre ek OHV TRAILHEAD R American Fork Canyon Explore Pine Creek, Snake Creek and American Fork canyons by snowmobile. Facilities include parking, restrooms, designated play areas and approximately 90 miles of maintained snowmobile trails. Warming stations are available at the golf course clubhouse and visitor center. Snowmobile rentals, equipment and tours are available through Lofty Peaks. For information on rentals and tours call (866) 477-8981 or visit www.loftypeaksadventures.com. Please observe these park regulations to ensure a pleasant visit. ree _K Soldier Hollow offers a tubing park with two lifts and several lanes up to 1,200 feet long. Enjoy the 31-kilometer trail system for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. In addition to the trail system, a state-of-the-art biathlon range is available for a variety of activities. Nordic ski and snowshoe rentals are offered through the Solider Hollow Day Lodge. Call (435) 654-2002 or visit www.soldierhollow.com for pricing and rental information. Park Guidelines eC PINE CREEK NATURE TRAIL Homestead Dr. T Non-Motorized Trails he Wasatch Mountain complex offers two areas for winter sport. Pi n WASATCH MOUNTAIN STATE PARK To Park City Rental Opportunities Camping Reservations Reservations are always recommended. Individual campsites may be reserved up to 16 weeks in advance and up to two days before desired arrival date. Groupuse reservations may be made one year in advance. Call 322-3770 within Salt Lake City or toll-free 1 (800) 322-3770. The Soldier Hollow Day Lodge and both clubhouses, with their spectacular views, ample parking and catering services, are available for private parties, receptions and other special events. Call (435) 654-9112 for pricing. Schedule a golf tournament at Soldier Hollow or Wasatch Mountain courses. Contact the PGA Professional for rates and information.

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