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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.

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.

8 Family-Friendly Outdoor Winter Adventures in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 12/5/17 at 02:28 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Once winter descends on Utah’s Heber Valley, the landscape is sprinkled with the Greatest Snow on Earth™ and transformed into a magical wonderland. Instead of hiding indoors, why not take advantage of some of Heber Valley’s best snow season adventures? You’ll find a wide variety of ways to spend time with the family on a winter vacation— here are some of our favorite options.

8 Must-Do Outdoor Adventures in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 10/20/17 at 09:47 AM
Nestled midway between the urban centers of Provo and Salt Lake City, Heber Valley remains a small-town mountain getaway that’s quick to reach, but away from it all. But with so much to do, you might want to spend a few nights in one of Heber Valley’s resorts or hotels.

#HVSummerStory Chapter 3: Zipline Utah

  • Posted On: 7/21/17 at 11:08 AM
  • Category: Business Spotlight, Expert Advice, Things to Do
Throughout our #HVSummerStory we’ve tried to show you new places, new ideas, and give you tips to fully experience many of Heber Valley’s best adventures. If you haven’t taken a chance to take a zipline tour at Zipline Utah located at Deer Creek State Park, it really needs to be added to your bucket list.