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The Heber Creeper is a Family Fun Way to Learn Local History While Enjoying Beautiful Mountain Views

June 4, 2019 by Jessica Averett

The Heber Valley Railroad, or Heber Creeper as the locals call it, is a historic railroad located in Heber City, just 20 minutes away from Park City. Whether you are looking to soak up a bit of history, need a rainy day activity, or just want a fun way to spend the day giving your feet a break, the Heber Creeper is great.

7 Ways to Explore Park City's Mining History

July 3, 2018 by Visit Park City

Park City, Utah is known for its pristine mountains, vibrant ski scene, and miles of biking and hiking trails, but, underneath it all, the town is loaded with unique silver mining history. Bits and pieces of the area’s mining past still remain and it’s fun to learn about Park City’s existence prior to becoming an outdoor mecca. There are many ways to dive into the area’s mining history, including a few non-traditional options like hiking and skiing tours, as well as Fox School of Wine’s ‘Mines and Wines Tour.’  Not only can you enjoy a fun, activity-filled vacation, you can also become a Park City mining history expert!

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Mines & Wines Tour with Fox School of Wine

January 23, 2018 by Visit Park City

The Iver's Tunnel.

A new addition to Fox School of Wine’s educational programs, Mines & Wines offers a fun and unique take on Park City’s mining history – an important piece of the town’s heritage.  The tour features six stops at historic mining relics, including the Daly West Mine, Ontario Mine, Iver’s and Spiro Tunnels, and the Miner’s Hospital.

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