City Creek Closed to Cyclists from 10-22 to 10-30-2016 in Salt Lake City

City Creek is a beautiful climb in Salt Lake City that is (mostly) closed to cars. Photo by Dave Iltis
City Creek is a beautiful climb in Salt Lake City that is (mostly) closed to cars. Photo by Dave Iltis

October 21, 2016 – The Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities announced that City Creek Canyon will be closed to cyclist for the next 9 days due to hunting in the canyon. This in annual closure. The following is statement posted on their Facebook page.

The City Creek Canyon road will be closed to bicycles October 22 through October 30 (2016) during the rifle deer hunt as automobiles will be allowed in the canyon on all days. Pedestrians are still allowed, and only automobiles driven by individuals with hunting permits are allowed. Please note that rifle hunting is only allowed above Site #23, which is about a mile above the water treatment plant.

The canyon is generally open to cyclists year round with some restrictions. From the end of October to the day before the last Monday in May, the canyon is open everyday to cyclists, and closed to cars (except service vehicles). During the summer from the end of May to end of September, the canyon is only open to cycling on odd days, except holidays when it is always closed to cyclists.

For more info: http://www.cyclingutah.com/rides-and-trails/the-climbs-of-salt-lake-county/

 

Route: City Creek Canyon
Distance: 5.42 miles
Ascent: 1361
Descent: 131

Elevation Profile
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