Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park

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Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park


(435) 649-6839

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Things To Do


The Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail is a 28-mile non-motorized trail. The trail begins or ends in Park City and follows Interstate 80 through Wanship and Coalville to Echo Reservoir. Activities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, jogging, Nordic skiing and wildlife watching. The Rail Trail is managed by the Mountain Trails Foundation.

Hours: Daylight hours year-round Holiday Closures: none Fees: No fees

Map of Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail (UT)

Latitude, Longitude: 40.662215, -111.499901



  • Bicycling

    Mountain biking is permitted.

  • Camping

    No overnight camping on site, however camping oppurtunities nearby.

  • Hiking

    Access Star Pointe Trailhead from US 40 at Silver Creek interchange. Access Wanship Trailhead by taking exit 156 off I-80 and find parking northeast of Spring Chicken Inn on US 189. For Coalville Trailhead take exit 164 off I-80, veer right off ramp, proceed left on Main Street, and take a left on 200 North. Another five miles to Echo Trailhead.

  • Historic Sites

    With historic right in it's name, The Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail, a 28-mile non-motorized trail, is worth checking out.

  • Winter Sports

    Nordic skiing oppurtunities.



To reach Prospector from Salt Lake City, take exit 145 off I-80, turn right on Utah 224, left on Kearns Blvd., right on Bonanza Drive, left on Prospector Avenue and park on right side of the street just past Park City Plaza.

Phone Numbers


(435) 649-6839