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Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway

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Address: 1845 E Cedar Trails Way, Park City, UT
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Really great mtn drive

this is a fantastic drive - we stayed at the stein erickson lodge and this drive takes you by many wonderful views

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jeff S
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is a fantastic drive - we stayed at the stein erickson lodge and this drive takes you by many wonderful views

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riverton,utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Want to make the park city or Hebert run a little more exciting,, then give this one a try... Beautiful scenery and its on your way..

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a couple hours to kill so took a drive up Guardsman Pass. Short drive from Park City with beautiful vistas. The road was fine, paved all the way and wide enough we never felt uncomfortable driving it. Parking is a little congested on a busy day. We took a short hike at the top and enjoyed the absolutely... More 

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Lehi, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you ever are in Park City or planning a trip to Brighton Ski Resort and want to take an incredable drive or even a bike ride this is the way to go. If you start in Park City, Guardsman will take you up and over the top of the mountain and bring you out just short of Brighton Ski... More 

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great short drive from Park City for a spectacular 360 view of the surrounding areas. Wonderful short hikes that the whole family can take advantage of.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided after our stay at the Chateaux to drive the scenic backway. Now it is beautiful. The road can be a bit steep and lots of downhill but it was worth the drive. There were amazing views.

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must. This is the connection between Park City and Big Cottonwood Canyon. A great drive! It's paved but gravely. We took the front wheel drive rental car no problem..

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This scenic road offers awesome views, is paved, but is two lanes and has some areas where a driver's vision of oncoming traffic is limited.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we did this drive. The view is GORGEOUS. Beware the crazy packed parking lot at the top of the pass, and tourists parking in the MIDDLE of the road when it fills up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous! So glad we were there during the summer so we could see it. The road was a little rough but, totally worth the drive!

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