trails

A gate blocks entry to the Upper Canal towpath between North Logan and Hyde Park.
Courtesy: Cache County

Advocates for active transportation say more urban trails are one of the best solutions to air quality and transportation issues. And soon, local governments may have another, bigger tool to create such trails.  

A gate blocks entry to the Upper Canal towpath between North Logan and Hyde Park.
Courtesy: Cache County

Joggers and bikers who use the bridle path along the Upper Canal linking North Logan and Hyde Park were met with a surprise last month: fences, gates and no trespassing signs. 

Zion National Park Trail
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Authorities say several popular trails at Zion National Park have been closed indefinitely by damage due to flash flooding.

Park rangers said Thursday the trail closures at the red-rock park include Angels Landing, Kayenta and Upper Emerald Pools.

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For the last two years, several groups worked on making the Highline Trail — a trail at the mouth of the north side of Logan Canyon — available for public use. They saw the completion of their efforts as the trail officially opened on Thursday.