Salt Lake is quickly becoming accessible for hikers, walkers and bicyclists with its evolving trail system. Recreationalists can now connect to all areas of the city without having to navigate highways and roads in many spots.
Salt Lake City’s Trail system is part of an overall picture of Utah’s bicycling trail network. The Deseret News, in a June 2nd article entitled Utah is home to longest continuous trail network west of the Mississippi, about the Golden Spoke Bike Trail from Ogden to Provo, addresses the interconnection of trails that includes Salt Lake City.
‘With the conjunction of six trail systems, the Golden Spoke Trail becomes the longest continuous, multi-use urban trail network west of the Mississippi River.With the conjunction of six trail systems, the Golden Spoke Trail becomes the longest continuous, multi-use urban trail network west of the Mississippi River. “You can get on and off the trail wherever and each community along the way ties into it, providing an opportunity for citizens to be engaged and connected to each other and to activities in other cities,” [Commissioner Bret] Millburn said.’
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Salt Lake City has provided information to its urban trails by degrees of difficulty and access, from easy to moderate to challenging.
Visit the city website on the trail system here: http://www.slcgov.com/parks-public-lands/salt-lake-city-trails-network
Summer biking is here! Take advantage of all the wonderful opportunities to see the city.