Snowbird to Host National Get Outdoors Day June 13


 Snowbird, Utah – Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort joins over 50 sites across the nation to participate in the Second Annual National Get Outdoors Day, Saturday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 Presented by the U.S. Forest Service and American Recreation Coalition, National Get Outdoors Day will highlight outdoor recreation opportunities provided by various local and national land management agencies and other outdoor recreation organizations and outfitters.

 Children 18 and under can visit booths featuring Smokey Bear, Utah State Parks information, Wasatch Adaptive Sports, Girl Scouts and other exhibitors, and have specialty cards stamped to receive a free Aerial Tram ride and a free session on Snowbird’s four-station climbing wall and Kid’s Inflatables.

 Snowbird summer activities will also kick off on June 13, including the new Wasatch Mining Company Gemstone Mine, Peruvian Chairlift and Tunnel, Alpine Slide, four-station climbing wall, ZipRider, Bungy Trampoline, Mechanical Bull and Kid’s Inflatables. Hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and activities may be limited. Snowbird is currently offering Aerial Tram rides to foot passengers daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (and beginning at 8 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays). 

 In addition, Snowbird will be offering skiing and riding on the Aerial Tram and Little Cloud Lift Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through June 14 at a discounted ticket price of $49. Visit for details.

 What: Second Annual National Get Outdoors Day. Children 18 and under receive a free Aerial Tram ride and a free session on the four-station climbing wall and Kid’s Inflatables. Additional summer activities will be operating from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., conditions permitting.


Who: U.S. Forest Service and State Parks representatives, including Smokey Bear, Coleman, American Land and Leisure, Wasatch Adaptive Sports, Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Utah Bureau of Land Management, Girl Scouts, AmeriCorps, Utah Society for Environmental Education and Utah Federation for Youth.

 Where: Snowbird Center Plaza Deck, Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort. Take Little Cottonwood Canyon Road to Snowbird Entry 2. 

 When: Saturday, June 13, 2009. Event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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