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basin recreation trail updates

Basin Recreation Trail Updates

April 17, 2024 Here's what's happening this week in Basin Recreation's Trails Department. For an up-to-date list of all trail conditions, please visit the Summer Trails Report Map and click 'conditions'. Looking for more information on Basin’s Trails and Open Spaces? Subscribe to the Trails and Open Space Newsletter, a monthly bulletin bringing you the latest happenings, volunteer opportunities, and updates for you…
basin recreation to install all-abilities playground at willow creek park

Basin Recreation to install all-abilities playground at Willow Creek Park

July 17, 2023 Construction starts later this month on a new playground at Willow Creek Park. The idea is to make it more accessible to kids of all abilities. Basin Recreation District Director Dana Jones says the new playground will capitalize on recent innovations in playground design. “This is not something that you're going to find anywhere else, this is going to be,…
basin recreation is re-envisioning the future of recreation in snyderville basin

Basin Recreation is re-envisioning the future of recreation in Snyderville Basin

November 16, 2022 The Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District (the District) is initiating a Strategic Action Plan process that will guide the organization's development of public recreation for the next 10 years. The general goals of the plan are threefold: Assess the current recreation services provided by the District. Determine the future recreation needs of the Snyderville Basin community. Plan for how the…
forest health and fuels reduction project

Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project

August 20, 2021 Basin Recreation continues final year of project to promote forest health and reduce fuel loads A public meeting and site visit will be held on August 23, 2021, at 5:30pm MST at the Matterhorn Terrace (Over Easy Trail) parking area in Summit Park to discuss Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District's (the "District") plans to continue the forest health and fuels…
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Access Improvement Planning

March 29, 2021 Beginning in October 2019, Summit County and Basin Recreation convened a group of partner agencies to address congestion issues at trailheads. The group's objective was to develop approaches to address the congestion challenges with input from the public. In June 2020, Basin Recreation and Summit County hosted a public forum called The Future of Trails to present preliminary strategies developed…
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Basin Recreation is Monitoring COVID-19

March 18, 2021 Friday, March 19, 2021 UPDATED FACE COVERING PROTOCOLS AT THE FIELDHOUSE For the past several months, Basin Recreation has made the internal decision to require face coverings at all times in The Fieldhouse. We acknowledge that such decision went beyond the requirements that exempt strenuous exercise. We made the decision to support the community's efforts to stop the spread of…
national wildfire mitigation award

National Wildfire Mitigation Award

February 26, 2021 2021 National Wildfire Mitigation Award Basin Recreation is excited to have been awarded a 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Award. The award was established in 2014 by the National Association of State Foresters, National Fire Protection Association, USDA Forest Service, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs in an effort to recognize the wildfire mitigation programs and projects that are making a…
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Basin Recreation Hires New Director

December 2, 2020 The Summit County Council and the Administrative Control Board of the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District ("Basin Recreation" or the "District") are pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Jones as Basin Recreation's new District Director. Dana joins the District after a 28-year career with California State Parks. After graduating from Cal Poly Pomona with a degree in Outdoor Recreation…


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