There are limited tent campsite, but a full calendar of events for summer 2017 that might be just was you are looking for in daytime pack activities this summer. For example, next weekend, if you are looking for something to do outside for Father’s day you can join Park Ranger/Naturalist, Kathy Donnell for an easy to moderate 2.2 mile hike on one of the new trails called Happy Camper. Meet her at the Visitor Center (1281 Warm Springs Rd, Midway) at 9:45 am. Then you will drive 1 mile to the trailhead and start hiking at 10 am. Please carpool if possible.
If you are not into hiking but still want to get outside join Interpretive Naturalist, Donna at 10 am for a tour of the Historic Huber Grove and apple orchard. This is one of the park’s two historic areas: Historic Tate Barn and Huber Grove. You may also enjoy the Huber Grove, which features the Huber Farmhouse and Creamery.Tate Barn stands as a sentry at the southern end of the park. It is an important architectural landmark and a symbol for the Heber Valley. Recreation:
The 36-hole golf course has won numerous local and national awards for its good play and excellent course conditions. Golf, camping, picnicking, hiking, and horseback riding are popular warm weather activities. Winter brings snowmobilers, snowshoers, and cross-country skiers.
- Lofty Peaks Adventures at Wasatch Mountain State Park provide snowmobile and summer ATV rentals. (435) 654-5810 / 888-472-7669 www.snowmobileparkcity.com
- Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation at Soldier Hollow / Wasatch Mountain State Park provide lift-served snow tubing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, year-round biathlon activities, mountain biking and horseback riding. (435) 654-2002 www.soldierhollow.com
Services & Amenities:
- Campground gates lock at 10 p.m. and reopen at 8 a.m.
- Firewood and ice is available at the campground office.
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Directions from Provo – Take US 189 North towards Heber City. (Approximately 22 miles) After the Deer Creek Reservoir, turn LEFT onto HWY 113. Follow the road for a few miles until you come to a stop sign. (Main Street) Turn LEFT, go to next stop sign and turn RIGHT. Follow .2 miles, turning LEFT at 200 North. Road will bend RIGHT and become Homestead Drive, follow approximately 2 miles. Road then bends to the LEFT and becomes Snake Creek Road. Turn RIGHT on Warms Springs Road. Follow this road and take your second LEFT into the campground.
Author: Darryl Alder | Strategic Initiatives Director, Utah National Parks Council, BSA.