59. A-12 Henefer Pioneer Trails Park – Directions – Westbound Leaving

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<p> To take the combined Mormon Pioneer, Pony Express, and California trails corridor to Salt Lake City, turn left when leaving the park and follow UT-65 south.  </p><p>East Canyon is usually closed October through May due to snow. Inquire locally or call 511 for an automated status report. An Auto Tour Route directional sign marks the turn into Main Canyon that connects to East Canyon, where the Donner-Reed Party began cutting a trail through the mountains. Watch for white fiberglass posts that signify the presence of original wagon traces. 

</p><p>To continue on the East Canyon tour, click next or press 6+0 for site A-13 to learn about a Utah War Mormon supply depot.  </p><p>To return to Salt Lake City via Weber Canyon and I-84, leave the park, turning right on UT-65 and then left onto Main Street/UT-86. Join I-84 heading west. From I-84 drive 28 miles to Riverdale and take the exit heading south on I-15. Drive 35 miles to rejoin the emigrant trails in Salt Lake City. Refer to the printed or Adobe PDF version of the Utah Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guide to begin the Salt Lake City tour. See link below.</p><p><a data-ts-page-id="" href="#">http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/brochures.htm</a></p>