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The Beginner's Guide to Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 6/5/19 at 01:33 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Three state parks. One valley. Whether you live in Utah or are visiting from somewhere else in the world, you’ll find Heber Valley to be the home of your next breathtaking adventure. Full of countless memorable trails, the iconic Heber Valley Railroad and a one-of-a-kind hot spring known locally as “the crater,” this is your destination for a quick and convenient escape sure to thrill the whole family. With so many opportunities for adventure, it can be difficult to find where to start. Our beginner’s guide is here to help with a walkthrough of the best places to stay, eat and journey in order to experience Heber Valley to the fullest.

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.

Wild Heber: Close-to-Home Adventure

  • Posted On: 10/18/18 at 10:06 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
At the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor Center, park ranger Kathy Donnell had warned us part of the Pine Creek Trail was under water. The raging spring runoff was covering the trail, but no worry: the other side of the creek had a trail that was perfectly fine.

10 Tips from Locals in the Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 8/26/17 at 10:52 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Heber Valley is one of the most beautiful sections of Utah—and it’s filled with a variety of options for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Where do you get started? We went straight to the source, asking locals what they would recommend for first-time visitors to Heber Valley. Here are the 10 tips they came up with.