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Davis County is bordered on the west by the world-famous Great Salt Lake and on the east by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. These landmark features offer many outdoor activities to visitors and families. The Great Salt Lake is home to millions of migratory birds, Antelope Island State Park and beach/water activities. The majestic mountains offer miles of trails with spectacular views of the sunsets melting into the Great Salt Lake.

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Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Alta Ut 84092

Alta officially opened as a ski area in the winter of 1938-39. Throughout the years, Alta’s philosophy has been to offer a quality skiing experience for a fair price. The focus is on skiing, earning Alta accolades as a “purist’s mountain.” It is one of the three remaining areas in the United States to be a skier’s-only mountain. Snowboarding is not allowed. Ski Magazine’s Reader Resort Survey ranked Alta #1 for Overall Satisfaction.

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Antelope Island State Park, Utah, USA

Antelope eBike Company is your electric bike specialist. Operating in Syracuse City, Davis County, we’re proud to offer Electric bike tours on Antelope Island State Park. 

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4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse, UT, United States

The largest island in the Great Salt Lake is accessed by a 7.2-mile causeway. See many birds on the causeway in the shallow shoals. The Ranch is also a migrant trap.

During spring and fall migrations, millions of birds flock the fresh water inlets, the shores of the lake and the island.

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2155 West Forest Street, Brigham City, UT, United States

National Wildlife Refuge System

The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

  • Vast Bird Refuge spanning the northeast end of the Great Salt Lake.
  • Large numbers of migratory birds.
  • Visitor Center and Auto tour route available.
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40000 East Highway 89 Garden City UT 84028

Family owned, family operated, family oriented. Beaver Mountain knows families and promises to give you one of the best skiing experiences around.

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329 Highway 143, Brian Head, UT, United States

The  mountain averages 500 inches of snow a winter.  The snow is traditionally light, fluffy and dry making it a paradise for riders & skiers.  Brighton is located directly in the path of winter storms and it is also at the very top of Big Cottonwood Canyon so it gets the very best of the “greatest snow on earth” and lots of it.

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8302 South Brighton Loop Road, Brighton, UT, United States

The mountain averages 500 inches of snow a winter.  The snow is traditionally light, fluffy and dry making it a paradise for riders & skiers.  Brighton is located directly in the path of winter storms and it is also at the very top of Big Cottonwood Canyon so it gets the very best of the “greatest snow on earth” and lots of it.

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4000 Canyons Resort Drive, Park City, UT, United States

Utah’s Largest Single Ski And Snowboard Resort

Canyons is located in Park City, Utah. Located just 4 miles from historic Main Street, Canyons is the closest Park City ski resort to the Salt Lake City International airport yet close enough to enjoy all the nightlife, dining and shopping that the town of Park City has to offer.

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Near Logan Ut

Cherry Peak is Utah’s newest ski resort.  Features triple chair lifts, tubing hill,  ice skating, night skiing.

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2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT, United States

Deer Valley Resort has become known for revolutionizing ski area service and we never stop striving to better our guests’ vacation experience. Since opening in 1981, we have been committed to providing a level of care rarely found at a ski resort, delivering classic, consistent, quality service both on and off the mountain.

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1040 North Elk Meadows Drive, Beaver, UT, United States

Eagle Point offers a dynamic mix of beginner to expert terrain, the 435 terrain park and significant backcountry opportunities. With an average of 450 inches of annual snowfall, enjoy 40 runs and 600+ acres of scenic beauty and skiable terrain.

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1325 W Glovers Ln, Farmington, UT, United States

Excellent bird watching and fall waterfowl hunting – over 200 species have been documented.

Stop at the Visitor Center (look for the large white ball-like antenna) and drive out to the dikes, then walk or bike for excellent bird watching opportunities.

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151 South 1100 West, Farmington, UT, United States

Great Salt Lake Bird Festival starts the Thursday after Mother’s Day.

 On-line registration and program at http://www.GreatSaltLakeBirdFest.com

  • 5 days of guided birding field trips (car, van, boat, kayak, horse-back)
  • 1 ½ days of free workshops, vendors, student art show, family/youth activities
  • Well-known Keynote Speaker and Dutch oven dinner
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3200 West Gentile Street, Layton, UT, United States

The Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve is a unique system of salt and fresh water marshes, ponds, pools, sloughs and mudflats. It is a rich feeding ground for tens of thousands of migrating birds, which use the Great Salt Lake as a resting point on their journeys from Canada to points in Central and South America. In fact, some of the largest gatherings of wildlife ever recorded on the Great Salt Lake have been observed here.

The innovative visitor center at the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve offers you the chance to experience and learn about the wetlands and its birds while keeping your feet dry! 

Take an audio tour use the following GPS-triggered story-telling application, to hear little-known stories about the area for regular and new visitors alike: http://www.travelstorys.com/great-salt-lake-shorelands

Go to 3200 West Gentile and turn south on 3200 West.

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3567 Nordic Valley Way, Eden, UT, United States

Nordic Valley Resort offers a variety of skill levels to accommodate each skier, and snowboarder. Approximately 20 percent of the mountain is appropriate for beginners, 50 percent for intermediate skiers and 20 percent for advanced skill levels. Nordic Valley Resort also boasts the best slopes in Utah for night skiing with the entire mountain lit up each evening.

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1345 Lowell Avenue, Park City, UT, United States

Located in the heart of Park City, Utah-a host city for the 2002 Winter Games-and just a 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, Park City Mountain Resort has previously been named North America’s #1 Most Accessible Resort by the readers of SKI magazine.

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6965 E. Powder Mountain Road Eden UT 84310

Our name says it all. With over 7,000 acres of the epic terrain covered in 500 inches of pristine powder, we’re a one of a kind winter wonderland you have to experience to believe. Whether you’re into Cat skiing, side country, backcountry tours or shredding untouched corduroy, we’ve got what you’re looking for and then some. When you’re ready for a taste of snow Shangri–La, we’ll be waiting. Come and get it.

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3925 E Snowbasin Road, Huntsville, UT, United States

Snowbasin Resort offers 3,000 skiable acres, 3,000 vertical feet, award winning dining, luxurious lodges, and varied terrain for all abilities all wrapped into a great value, easily accessible from Salt Lake City. For those who like a little luxury with their adventure – experience the best day ever at Snowbasin Resort.

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9385 South Snowbird Center Dr. Snowbird UT 84092

Located six miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon, Snowbird is just a scenic 45 min drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, making same-day skiing and flying a reality. The resort has a wide variety of terrain for everyone to enjoy time on the slopes. Intermediate and advanced skiers will find endless opportunities in the Bird’s winter playground while beginners have options all over the mountain to hone in their skills.

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