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Take a Ride at Dutch Hollow

  • Posted On: 7/11/16 at 02:29 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
It doesn’t matter if you’re a local or a visitor to Heber Valley, the Dutch Hollow Trail system of Wasatch Mountain State Park is definitely worth your time. If you’re new to the sport of mountain biking you really need to give the Heber Valley Overlook trail a try. The trailhead for this ride starts right from the parking lot making it easy to find.

The 6 Best Restaurants for Live Music in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 6/27/16 at 04:06 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Let’s just put it out there – Live music makes everything better. Live music from actual, real life, living, breathing, instrument-playing, song-singing people is powerful, and just plain fun. Here is our list of the best places to get a bite to eat and enjoy some live music in Heber Valley.

Made in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 3/9/16 at 12:00 PM
  • Category: Business Reviews, Business Spotlight, Expert Advice, Things to Do
We all have memories of our favorite vacations and how they felt. The laughter, the thrills, the peace and the unexpected. Have you ever stopped to consider how some of your favorite vacations tasted? The spice, the sweet, the tangy, and the salty. Flavor, like smell, can trigger powerful memories, and can instantly transport you back to where you were when that memory was made.

10 Questions with Mr. Railroad - Mark Nelson

  • Posted On: 11/17/15 at 08:49 AM
Have you ever wondered what it's like to operate the Utah's only Historic Railroad? Or how Santa fell in love with the Heber Valley RR? Or even who would win in a race - Santa's Sleigh or the Heber Creeper? Mark Nelson, executive director of the Heber Valley Railroad shares the behind the scenes magic of what it takes to keep this popular icon on the tracks.

Finding Fairy Forest

  • Posted On: 10/9/15 at 12:20 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Just to the east of Heber Valley are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of fairies enchanting the forests along side the scenic Mirror Lake Highway. Somewhat mystical in origin, it's not clear how, why or when the Fairy Forest came to be.