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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.

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.

5 Rewarding Trails in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 6/13/18 at 03:52 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The Heber Valley and its surrounding landscapes are home to some of the most beautiful mountains, forests, streams, lakes, and other natural features, that Utah has to offer. The valley is located just 20 minutes south of Park City and 1 hour from Salt Lake City, with an array of lodging and dining options suitable for an extensive and unforgettable visit.

#HVSummerStory Chapter 1: Golf

  • Posted On: 6/13/17 at 02:08 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Summer is here. It’s getting nice and warm out here, perfect weather for summer adventures. One of the great things about summer are the stories and memories we create with family and friends. These are stories and memories that fill our lives with treasures that we can take with us through life and beyond.

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.