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Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway

1845 E Cedar Trails Way, Park City, UT
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Don't go there. there is nothing but trees and nature. tons of people parking and biking or hiking... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2016
michael c
park city

Drove through here during the peak of Fall and it was beautiful! Completely worth the drive! The... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
South Jordan, Utah
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1845 E Cedar Trails Way, Park City, UT

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Reviewed November 29, 2016

Don't go there. there is nothing but trees and nature. tons of people parking and biking or hiking. silver lake lodge is much better

Thank michael c
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Drove through here during the peak of Fall and it was beautiful! Completely worth the drive! The trees look gorgeous in October!

Thank Jillybean1019
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautifully scenic drive between Park City and Brighton/Solitude. At the top of the pass, there's a small parking area, where you can stop to enjoy the views or take a little hike. You can also climb a few hundred yards up to...More

Thank ERFSU82
Reviewed November 16, 2016

We were so lucky to visit here in October when the leaves were changing. I can't think of enough descriptive words to express how beautiful this ride is. We spent the day and took our time and stopped whenever and wherever we wanted. If you...More

1  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

If u go to park city, u MUST drive the Guardsman Pass over to Heber Valley (other parts of the pass were closed when we were there)! Crazy switch backs, beautiful birch forests, stunning mountain neighborhoods to explore, pull-offs for pictures & hiking...the drive from...More

Thank TheMontGK
Reviewed November 14, 2016

A great place to see the colors change in the fall. Lots of places to park and go hiking or mountain biking.

Thank fritzedelstein
Reviewed November 13, 2016

If you have a fear of heights and narrow roads, this may not be for you. If you don't have those fears, this is a beautiful drive. It combines a little dirt with some of the best views you will see. Try it, you will...More

1  Thank Pat A
Reviewed November 9, 2016

A beautiful drive from Park City through the hills. Aspen trees were super plentiful. Unfortunately, we were past season so the leaves were mostly off the trees but we could imagine what the forest looked like earlier in the year. The road is closed when...More

1  Thank David K
Reviewed November 2, 2016

If you find yourself in the Park City or Salt Lake City area in the fall, I highly recommend a drive to do some leaf peeping over Guardsman Pass. The trees on the Big Cottonwood Canyon/Brighton side are absolutely gorgeous when they turn yellow and...More

Thank Indiagreengirl
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Fun drive on a beautiful sunny day. We were heading back to SLC and had never been able to drive thru this Pass because of weather/conditions.This is usually closed from Nov-May. If you have a chance it is a far better drive than going back...More

Thank 387istvang
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May 21, 2017|
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Response from Bob K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Typically, Guardsman Pass is open by the first part of June. You will be fine. We did have about 150% over normal snowpack this Winter, which is great for skiiers and provides significant water runoff for our... More
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Bob K | Reviewed this property |
Park City has a trail system which is second to none. We have over 300 miles of trails which are well maintained...from asphalt to single track dirt...smooth to rocky...from even contours to 3,000 feet of elevation change... More
December 28, 2016|
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Response from J_M_UtahTraveler | Reviewed this property |
No. I would not.