South Summit Trails Foundation

Creative Trails, LLC

The five-mile Slate Creek trail loop, the first dedicated mountain bike trail in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, opens on Saturday with a celebration.

 

The Slate Creek Trail Grand Opening event, featuring a food truck and the South Summit Trails Foundation trail-builders responsible for the track, runs from noon to 4 p.m. at the Yellow Pine parking area east of Kamas.

 

On today's Local News Hour:

(04:23) -  Summit County Fire Warden Bryce Boyer has an update on fire restrictions that go into effect June 16th.  

(13:57) - Leisure Learning Coordinator Jane Toly has a preview of classes being offered for local youth this summer. 

(25:43) South Summit Trails Foundation Board Member Corey Dutton has details about the new trail built in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service.

(36:28) - Summit County Health Department Monthly Update with Health Deptartment Director Rich Bullough.


Today on the Local News Hour:

(01:49) - Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Report

(09:03) - Utah Division of Parks and Recreation saw a record number of visitors in the past calendar year. Deputy Director of  Utah State Parks Scott Strong talks about the increase in visitation.

(23:51) - US Ski and Snowboard Association update with Communications Manager Lara Carlton.

(34:31) - President of the South Summit Trails Foundation Tom Noaker has details about the S.R. 32 paved trail petition.

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Imagine a network of trains connecting South Summit to Park City and Wasatch County.  That's the vision of a new trails foundation.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: