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Running the length of its namesake parkway, this paved trail extends from the planned community of Eagle Mountain into Saratoga Springs in Utah County. Eagle Mountain, though relatively recently founded, lies in the path of the original Pony Express Trail, a fact the city commemorates in multiple ways, including this trail and an annual celebration. It's a moderate trail with mild changes in elevation but still enjoyable to run, bike, push a stroller or walk a dog. It's also great way for residents of the rapidly growing subdivisions to get out and explore their natural environment, as well as reach parks or run errands without the need for driving.
One place that invites trail users to stop is the Eagle Mountain Trailhead which provides a vantage point of the Cedar Valley and the mountains beyond it. Interpretive signage narrates the story of the Pony Express Trail, illustrates the area's physical geography and highlights local Native American culture.
There are plenty of parking options along the trail as there are parks and businesses easily accessible from the trail. The Eagle Mountain Trailhead is located off Pony Express Parkway, just south of the LDS church (whose address is 2011 East Oquirrh Ranch Parkway, Eagle Mountain, UT).
What they consider a bike path is a glorified sidewalk. There are no lane markings, no signage, and almost all the road crossings are poor visibility for the cars, and few or none are marked such that cars know there are supposed to be bikes crossing.
Not to mention that for most of this route there is a painted bike lane paralleling this 'bike route' on the road.
This should tell you all you need to know: most of the way riding on the road is safer than riding on this bike path.
I did this ride in October and found it interesting. The bike path parallels the road and has a gradual uphill then downhill after the pass. There was interesting information about the Pony Express at the pass and a beautiful view. I had never been to Eagle Mountain before. Doing this ride again next week.
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