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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.

Your Kid Approved Summer Bucket List

  • Posted On: 5/3/19 at 08:45 AM
Perhaps you’ve always wanted to soak in a geothermal crater or let the summer air blow through your hair while riding a tourism railroad with your family and friends. Or maybe you are the adventurous type that prefers faster speeds and higher summits. If so, you’ll love soaring through the air in one of our famous ziplines or mountain biking the WOW trail at Wasatch Mountain State Park.

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.