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Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway

1845 E Cedar Trails Way, Park City, UT
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Mother Nature At Her Best

Stunning views, expansive forests, aspen colors, wooded summits in the foreground and majestic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
awesome views

just a beautiful drive up the mountain. Can park and take a short hike to the nearby lake. It was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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1845 E Cedar Trails Way, Park City, UT
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Reviewed yesterday

Stunning views, expansive forests, aspen colors, wooded summits in the foreground and majestic "bald" summits in the background, all part of the twisting, switchback, narrow road defined as a "scenic" .... There are two "parking lots" along the way...more like pull offs, and it is...More

Thank LUchicago
Reviewed yesterday

just a beautiful drive up the mountain. Can park and take a short hike to the nearby lake. It was truly a birdseye view of the world up there!

Thank MKR59
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a bit of a crazy drive - winding narrow road in places - not for the faint of heart. Nice natural areas to see as well as views of numerous ski areas. Taking the right fork to Brighton takes you all the way...More

Thank KMcoloradofamily
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I took the scenic byway when going from Provo to SLC. The road on the Provo end is narrow with lots of switchbacks and spectacular views. The aspens were just beginning to turn and there splashes of color. It had snowed the...More

Thank DBearNC
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a beautiful place. Drive up was fun but it can be challenging in places. Worth the effort as the scenery is magnificent. Great views all around.

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guardsman's pass is one of the top 10 things you should squeeze into your visit to Park City. Though the pass is closed during the winter months, the rest of the year offers big views of mountains covered with pines and aspen trees. From Park...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually hiked the bike trail but that was no problem and everyone we encountered was very gracious. Absolutely beautiful views from all directions and level for the most part. Great!

Thank Katie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled up the pass slowly and carefully. It is not for beginning drivers! The pass was extremely curvy. The views on top were worth the drive. Breathtaking scenery. We continued on to the Big Cotton Canyon.

Thank Jgray0615
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous mountain drive with spectacular views of the Wasatch mountain range. Around every turn you'll find another view that offers something different from the last.

Thank mpenelope2015
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Definitely worth the trip to take this drive - -beautiful views. We drove thru both Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons

Thank Luv_traveling0
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21 May 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
1 March 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
29 December 2016|
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Response from J_M_UtahTraveler | Reviewed this property |
No. I would not.