Snowmobile open house at Wasatch Mountain State Park

Midway – Snowmobile Safety Week is January 18 – 26. To celebrate, Utah State Parks is hosting a snowmobile open house Saturday, January 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Soldier Hollow Club House at Wasatch Mountain State Park.

Youth ages eight to 15 are invited to take a free youth snowmobile education course from 9 to 11 a.m. or noon to 2 p.m. Course topics include safe riding techniques, proper machine handling and rider ethics. Snowmobiles are not needed for the course. Utah law requires youth ages eight to 15 to complete a Utah State Parks snowmobile education course before operating on public lands, roads or trails.

Utah Avalanche Center staff will offer a free avalanche safety course from 11 a.m. to noon. The course is free and open to everyone.

For more information call 801-538-7246 or visit

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