Salt Lake City

Parks & Public Lands

Phone: (801)535-7800 Email: parks@slcgov.com

SLC Foothills Trail Plan

bike trailProject Summary

Location: Salt Lake City Foothills – North Salt Lake to Emigration Canyon
Design Consultants: Alta Planning & Design; Sentieros Consul
Contractor: TBD
Funding: Open Space Trust
Project Manager: Lewis Kogan – openspacecomments@slcgov.com
Project Description: The goal of the foothill trail system plan is to create a non-motorized, world-class recreational mountain trail system at the edge of Salt Lake City. The primary objectives of the foothill trail plan are: (1) to provide detailed layout, design and management recommendations for a comprehensive non-motorized foothill recreational trail system that is safe, enjoyable, accessible, connected, and sustainable; (2) to provide information to guide strategic implementation of the trail system over a 10-year time horizon; and (3) to provide and/or incorporate key supplemental information. The public feedback gathered as part of the foothill trail system plan will help guide plan development, including trail construction and layout recommendations, and will influence trail development projects for the next 10 years.

Documentation

Foothill Trail System Plan Draft – August 2018
April 2018 Draft Trail Alignments
November 2017 Draft Trail Alignments
Foothill Trail User Online Survey 2016-2017

Provide Feedback

Please review the documentation at the links above. The public input period is currently closed as the plan undergoes an internal review, but we still welcome your comments and feedback via email. Emailed comments can be submitted here. An additional opportunity for public input is expected during City Council consideration of the Plan, tentatively scheduled for late 2018. More information will be posted on this page as it becomes available.

Project Schedule

June 2016 – June 2017: Trail User Pre-Project Online Survey
August – October 2017: Existing Conditions Analysis & Review of Relevant Data & Documentation
October 2017: Stakeholder Interviews
November 2017 – January 2018: Public Outreach and City Events & Activities
December 2017: Presentations to select Community Councils
December 2017 – January 2018: Online Mapping & Solicitation of Public Feedback
March 28 and April 2, 2018: Public Open House
Spring – Summer 2018: Plan Review by City Boards & Commissions
July – October 2018: Plan Review by Internal City Departments, Land Managers and Agencies
October – November 2018: Plan Review by Council
December 2018 (tentative): Final Plan Adoption

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