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Everyone wants to know the inside scoop, the local secrets, and the best of the best of new area. Follow our Heber Valley blog as we share with you all that you want to know. Whether it's where to find the best pizza in town, or the secret fishing holes (.... well, maybe), how to plan your next family reunion, or exploring what can only be found in Heber Valley, you come to know why we affectionately call this place Utah's Backyard Adventure! 

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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.

Spring Fishing at Jordanelle State Park

  • Posted On: 3/27/18 at 09:40 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The calendar says spring is here, but in Utah you can never be too sure that one of those late spring snow storms won't just pop up and surprise you. Well, when the ice comes off the reservoirs around here the fishing becomes hot. After a long and cold winter anglers can expect some hungry and frisky fish. 

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.

Provo River Guide

  • Posted On: 4/20/15 at 03:37 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
It takes something pretty special to receive a blue ribbon designation. The mighty Provo River stretches across three counties, provides water for millions, and has some of the best fly fishing in the state. Find our more about what makes this river so special.

Kokanee Salmon Festival

  • Posted On: 9/17/14 at 06:00 AM
  • Category: Things to Do, Upcoming Events
It’s time to take a drive to see some beautiful red colors of fall, and I’m not talking just about trees. This Saturday, September 20, is the annual Kokanee Salmon Viewing Day at the Strawberry Reservoir Visitors Center.