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Park City Three King Resort
1500 Three Kings Drive, Park City, UT 84060 US
Three Kings Resort offers over 60 well-appointed condominiums in a beautiful mountain setting. Accommodations range in size from hotel rooms to 5 bedroom condos. Condominiums offer fully equipped kitchens, comfortable bedrooms, spacious living rooms and great locations.

Downtown Salt Lake Marriott Resort Hotel
220 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 US
Marriott City Center is the newest full service Marriott hotel in the Salt Lake City area. Located in the heart of the city's business and cultural district, the hotel is adjacent to the Gallivan Center, where guests can enjoy concerts, ice skating, and cultural events.

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2002 Winter Olympics - Competiton Venues
Utah Wildlife - Nature Preserves

    Salt Lake City Mountain Resorts
    The several mountain resorts in the Salt Lake City-Provo region are very popular for a wide range of outdoor activities in both winter and summer.
    Alta Ski Resort - Little Cottonwood Canyon
    Snowbird Ski Resort - Little Cottonwood Canyon
    Brighton - Big Cottonwood Canyon
    Solitude - Big Cottonwood Canyon
    Deer Valley - Park City Utah
    Park City Mountain Resort -
    The Canyons - Park City Utah
    Sundance Resort - Provo Canyon

    Twin Peaks Wilderness Area
    Many hike Broads Fork in route to Twin Peaks, while Mill B South is visited for its lakes. Because of its proximity to Salt Lake City, this area is popular for hikers attempting to scale steep terrain and mountain peaks.

    Mount Olympus Wilderness Area
    15,000 acres of wilderness is shared by Mill Creek Canyon and Big Cottonwood Canyon. Bicyclist like to ride the Desolation Trail to the Mill A Basin Trail and out or exit the forest by way of Butler Fork. This area is the spectacular backdrop for the Salt Lake Valley and is dominated by rugged terrain, narrow canyons, and high peaks, including Mount Olympus, Mount Raymond, and Gobbler's Knob.

    Great Salt Lake State Park
    State Marina offers spectacular views of sunsets over the Great Salt Lake and provides marina access for sailors, sculling enthusiasts, other boaters, and bird watchers. A remnant of ancient Lake Bonneville, the Great Salt Lake covers more than 2,000 square miles and is several times saltier than the ocean. The lake attracts more than 257 species of birds, depending on the season.

    Antelope Island State Park
    The largest island in the Great Salt Lake and home to a roaming herd of 600 bison. Pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep also share the rangelands that overlook the desert lake. Opportunities to view wildlife are available on backcountry trails, which are open to horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking and cross-country skiing. A modern visitor center offers information on the islandís unique biology, geology and history.

    Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area
    One of the premier fishing destinations in the U.S. Species include: German brown, lake, rainbow and cutthroat trout; small-mouth bass; and kokanee salmon. Ice-fishing is popular during winter months. Also popular for wilderness treks, hunting, hiking, guest ranches and more.

    Rail Trail State Park
    The Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail is a 28-mile non-motorized trail. The trail begins or ends in Park City and follows Interstate 80 through Wanship and Coalville to Echo Reservoir. Activities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, jogging, Nordic skiing and wildlife watching.

    Rockport State Park
    Just a quick 45-minute drive from Salt Lake City and features first-rate fishing, waterskiing, swimming, sailboarding and sailboating. Surrounded by juniper trees, sagebrush, willows, and cottonwoods, Rockport Reservoir is a great stop for the day, or a weekend trip. Rockportís mountain setting offers something for every visitor.

    Echo Reservoir
    Echo Reservoir Contains rainbow and brown trout; channel catfish. Stocked with catchables in the fall. Elevation is 5,500 feet. Take I-80 from Salt Lake or I-84 from Ogden to Coalville. Resort, camping, picnicking. Private boat ramp. Limited foot access. Heavy water skier use. More good fishing can be found nearby in Coalville on Weber River and Chalk Creek.

    Willard Bay State Park
    Willard Bay located in the northeast corner of the Great Salt Lake flood plain in northern Utah. Its 9,900 acres of fresh water provide boating, waterskiing and year-round fishing for crappie, walleye, wiper and catfish. Willard Bay State Park is popular for camping. Two state-owned facilities, North and South Marinas, are available to visitors.

    Danger Cave - Wendover UT
    Some 11,000 years ago members of the Great Basin Desert Culture left behind fascinating evidence of their existence at a site known as Danger Cave.

    Jordan River Parkway
    County Park Weblink;
    The Jordan River runs north-south through the center of the valley, just west and mostly parallel to Interstate 15. Salt Lake County is working with Salt Lake City and Murray City to develop a continous trailway from the Utah County line on the south to the Davis County line on the north. The parkway trails wind through wetlands with cattails willows, foxes, and a variety of bird life. Over seven miles of trail are paved for pedestrians and bicycles. Patient bird-watchers can spot a large number of fowl visiting here including bald eagles, shrikes, hawks, pheasants and hummingbirds.

    East Canyon State Park - Morgan UT
    East Canyon State Park is a 680-acre boating and year-round fishing delight nestled in the mountains northeast of Salt Lake City. Although popular with water recreationists, East Canyon is also an attraction for history buffs. Nearby trails mark the steps of the Donner Party and the first Mormon settlers.

    The Ice Sheet - Ogden UT
    The Ice Sheet offers not only public skating, lesson programs, hockey, figure skating and speed skating - but they also bring ice shows, pro shop and conference center space.

    Old Mill Golf Club
    Because of its prime location and beautiful clubhouse, the Old Mill has become a popular destination for corporate tournaments, wedding receptions and group parties. It combines banquest facilities, playable greens, excellent valley views and a friendly staff.

    MainTour Utah Outdoor Recreation Guide
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    Lake Powell Arch Southern Utah Wilderness
    Arches National Park - 2000 beautiful sandstone arches
    Bryce Canyon National Park - unusual geological landforms
    Capital Reef National Park - large reef like cliffs
    Canyonlands National Park - thousands of red and white rounded spires
    Zion National Park - Land of the Rainbow Canyons
    Grand Canyon National Park - Northern Arizona landmark
    Mesa Verde National Park - Southwest Colorado landmark
    Great Basin National Park - Eastern Nevada Landmark
    Dixie National Forest - Wilderness Areas /
    Fishlake National Forest - Wilderness Areas /
    Grand Staircase National Monument /
    Hovenweep National Monument /
    Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - Lake Poweel
    Manti National Forest - Wilderness Areas /
    Monument Valley - Navajo Tribal Park
    Natural Bridges National Monument /
    Rainbow Bridge National Monument /

    Utah Hang Glider Association
    Draper is Utah's popular hang gliding destination with many enthusiasts launching aloft from the local Point of the Mountain. There is also easy access to nearby scenic canyon locations.
    Triple A Sprint - 1st Sat of Jun, July & August - a club sponsored recreational competition for paragliding and hang gliding pilots.

Park City Sundial Lodge
3720 North Sundial Court, Park City, UT
The Sundial Lodge is located in the heart of The Canyons Resort Village, at the base of The Canyons Ski Resort. Sundial units offer traditional style guest rooms, studio units, and one and two bedroom condominium style accommodations, some with kitchens and jetted tubs.

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Salt Lake Days Inns - Online Directory
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