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Ogden Valley    by Keith Evans    ŠKeith Evans
  


Anderson Cove Campground
  

Directions:   Anderson Cove Campground is located at mile 17.5 of SR-39. [in Ogden Canyon near Huntsville]

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Beus Canyon
  

Directions:   Go east on 4600 South in Ogden until the road cures south, then look for the sign on the left side of the road near the microwave towers.

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Beus Park and Beus Pond, in Ogden
  

Directions:  (directions from the north, south and east are available in the "Details.")

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Causey Reservoir
  

Directions:  Causey Reservoir is located off SR-39 about 10 miles east of Ogden Valley. Within mile 27 of SR-39, turn east on Causey Road at Red Rock Ranch and Outfitters and drive until the road ends at the reservoir.

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Dairy Ridge and Eli Ridge Road  (actually in Rich County)
  

Directions: Dairy Ridge and Eli Ridge Road are located on UT 39 between mile markers 45 and 46. To get there from I-15, exit the interstate at 344 and turn east on 12th Street, also named UT 39. Follow UT 39 through Ogden Canyon, along the south shore of Pineview Reservoir, and east of Huntsville. UT 39 proceeds due east of Huntsville and follows the South Fork of the Ogden River...

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Fort Buenaventura
  

Directions: From 1-15 exit 342 (24th Street in Ogden) turn east. Drive one mile on 24th Street and turn south on A Street. Follow the brown signs to Raptor Field/Fort Buenaventura; it's less than a block from 24th Street. Pass Raptor field and continue south.

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Harold Crane WMA
  

Directions from the South:  Take the 12th Street exit (exit 344) of I-15 in the Ogden area and go west on Highway 39 to 6700 West and turn right (north).  Go 3 mile or so to the end of the road and you will be at the wetlands.

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Maples Loop Nordic Trail
  

Directions: Snowbasin is accessed from SR-167, south Huntsville.  Maples Loop Nordic Trail starts from the northernmost Snowbasin parking lot (#3 at the corner farthest from the entrance to the parking lot.

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Middle Fork WMA  
  

Directions: From SR-39 on the east side of Huntsville go north to where SR-39 turns east toward Monte Cristo, but continue straight  for about 1/4 of a mile then bear right onto 7800 East. Continue on 7800 East to 1900 North where you will see the entrance sign.

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 The North Arm Natural Area of Pineview Reservoir
  

Directions: From I-15 exit 344, turn east on SR-39 and drive through Ogden Canyon. At the head of the canyon, turn left (north) onto SR-158 and over Pineview Dam. Drive 3.8 miles and turn right into the trailhead parking lot.

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Ogden Cemetery
  

Directions:  The cemetery is located on 20th Street between 450 E. and 700 E. streets in Ogden.  You can park on 20th Street and walk into the cemetery from there. 

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Ogden Nature Center
  

Directions:  Take the 12th Street exit (Exit 344) and go east toward Ogden.  Go about 1.5 miles to the nature center on the left side of the road.

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Ogden River Parkway
  

Directions: Take the 12th Street exit (Exit 344) in Ogden and go east through Ogden toward Ogden Canyon.  Turn right at the sign for "Dinosaur Park" about 100 yards before entering Ogden Canyon and cross the river to the parkway head.

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Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area
  

Directions:  North Entrance: Go west on 12th Street (becomes 900 South) in Ogden to 7500 West.  Turn south and proceed to the north entrance.  Or, from Hooper, go west to 7500 West.  Turn north and proceed to the south entrance.
South Entrance:  "To reach Ogden Bay's south entrance...

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Perception Park
  

Directions:  From exit 344 of I-15, go  east on 12th Street, also named UT 39. Follow UT 39 through Ogden Canyon, along the south shore of Pineview Reservoir, and east of Huntsville. UT 39 will proceed due east of Huntsville and follow the South Fork of the Ogden River. Watch the mile markers. Perception Park is located between mile markers 26 and 27 on UT 39.

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Pineview Reservoir
  

Directions: Directions:  Take 12th Street in Ogden east up Ogden Canyon (UT 39) to the dam and Pineview Reservoir.

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Powder Mountain Ski AreaPowder Ridge Village Condominiums
  

Directions: From I-15 exit 344, turn east onto SR-39 and drive through Ogden Canyon. At the head of the canyon, turn left (north) onto SR-158. The highway ends nearly 12 miles later at the main base lodge of Powder Mountain Ski Area...

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Rainbow and Steward/Birdsong Trails (submitted by Kristin Purdy)
  

Directions: Take I-15 to exit 344, 12th Street/SR-39. Turn east toward the mountains. Just before Ogden Canyon, turn right on Valley Drive and immediately left into the Rainbow Gardens Gift Shop parking lot. The trailheads that serve both trails is located in the far right (southwest) corner of the parking lot.

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Riverdale Parkway  (see Weber River Trail)
  


Steward Birdsong Trail  (see Rainbow and Steward/Birdsong Trails)
  


Strong Canyon  (36th Street Trailhead)
  

Directions: The trailhead is located at the east end of 36th Street in Ogden, just before the road turns south.

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Weber River Trail  (Riverdale Parkway) ~ submitted by Kristin Purdy
  

Directions: Take I-15 to exit 339, Riverdale. Turn east on Riverdale Road and drive 1.3 miles to 700W. Turn left (north). Drive a block to 4400S and turn right (east). Continue east on 4400S as the road curves north and dead-ends at a trailhead.

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Wheeler Creek / Canyon
  

Directions: Take exit 347 (Ogden, 12th Street) of I-15, and go east 9.5 miles through Ogden Canyon.  Just before you reach the Pineview Reservoir dam, turn right into the Wheeler Creek trailhead parking lot.

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Wolf Canyon Trail ~ submitted by Kristin Purdy
  

Directions:  Take I-15 to exit 344 (12th St. and UT 39) and turn east. Pass through Ogden Canyon and turn right onto UT 158 at Pineview Dam. Watch your odometer; the trailhead is located on the west side of the road [to Powder Mountain] behind the white gate at mile 8.2.
 

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