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Wasatch Mountain State Park

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Location: The park is seven miles northwest of Heber on U.S.113 and 50 miles southeast from the center of Salt Lake City. From I-80 take the U.S. 40 or Heber exit and drive for about 17 miles to U.S. 113. Turn west and follow signs to the park.

Type: Recreational, scenic

Features: There is a visitors center and 122 developed campgrounds offering modern restrooms, hot showers, covered picnic tables, barbecue grills, water, power and fire pits. There are also a large number of tent sites and 17 primitive sites. The park also has a ranch-style chalet, available for use, that has a large kitchen, restrooms, water and fenced grounds. Two group sites are open for day-use only and can accommodate up to 100 people. Within the park is a 36-hole championship golf course rated as one of the most popular in Utah. Reservations schedule: Call Monday for coming weekend and Thursday for following weekdays. Campfire programs on Friday and Saturday and Junior Ranger program Saturday at 2 p.m.

Fees: Primitive sites are $10 per night, and developed sites with full hookups are $16 per night. Golf fees on weekdays are $10 for nine holes, $20 for 18 holes and $10 for a cart. Weekend fees go up to $11 per nine holes, $22 for 18 holes. Day-use fee is $4 per car. Call for fees on the chalet.

Activities: Camping, golfing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, hiking, picnicking and horseback riding.

Nearby attractions: The park is close to Midway and Heber. It is about equal distance to both Jordanelle and Deer Creek reservoirs, which also include state parks on their shores. Access to Guardsman's Pass, which links Brighton and Park City, feeds into the park. This is a dirt road popular with mountain bikers. This is the most popular of the state parks, especially during the hot days of summer. The park also offers easy access to Park City and the Soldier Hollow Olympic site.

For more information: Park number is 435-654-1791; reservations number is 322-3770 in Salt Lake area and 1-800-322-3770 outside the area.