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7 facts you did not know about Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 4/5/19 at 02:25 PM
  • Category: Business Spotlight, Things to Do
Heber Valley is not only known for The Greatest Snow on Earth but also known as Utah’s backyard playground. Every year, family and friends gather for vacations, weekend getaways and events, some of which are award-winning. How much do you know about Heber Valley? Read through these seven facts to see how many people come to Heber Valley each summer for fun adventures. Take note as to what to put on your Heber Valley summer bucket list.

Biking the 20-Mile Coyote Canyon Loop: One of the Classic Rides of Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 2/28/19 at 10:59 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
If you want to escape the crowds, or are looking to ride early in the season when many trails are still snowy and muddy, nearby Heber Valley’s Coyote Canyon Loop is an excellent alternative. Located on private land whose owners graciously allow cycling, the 20-mile trail offers spectacular mountain vistas, sheep-dotted landscapes and quite the workout for those who want it.

Ride Heber Valley: The Best Cycling tips you need

  • Posted On: 2/11/19 at 09:49 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The Heber Valley is often overlooked by cyclists visiting (or living) in Utah due to its close proximity to the world renowned town of Park City. However, Heber City boasts unique views of Mt. Timpanogos to its south and is flanked by the Uintas -- the highest east-west running mountains in North America -- to its north. This picturesque mountain town is a gateway to some great road biking and while there are some family-friendly routes, most rides would be enjoyed more by intermediate and advanced riders.

Sun and Fun Below Mount Timpanogos: Explorations of Deer Creek State Park

  • Posted On: 2/3/19 at 09:57 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The sunlight sparkled and danced on the water as we drove beside Deer Creek Reservoir. The day was warm, the sun was out, and I was excited to get out on the water. Pulling into a parking spot, my husband and I headed up to Deer Creek Island Resort to pick up our rental kayaks.

Cross-country Skiing in the Tracks of Olympians

  • Posted On: 12/28/18 at 10:26 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Nobody in my group believes me when I tell them this is the first time I've ever touched a ski. I grew up in Utah but my family didn't ski, and when I graduated from sledding I went straight to a snowboard. I tell the cross-country ski instructor that I've been here to Soldier Hollow before, though. I came to help my uncle Steve install some gigantic Olympic rings for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games when I was 16.