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Utah Is Home To Longest Continuous Trail Network West Of The Mississippi

Utah is home to longest continuous trail network west of the Mississippi

SALT LAKE CITY ( – Two groups of riders headed out early Saturday to forge 50-plus miles on the newly joined Golden Spoke Trail, which spans 106 miles through 34 cities from Ogden to Provo.

The bikers started in Ogden and Provo and met in the middle, on the Jordan River Parkway bridge near 1206 W. 200 South, where they drove the “golden spoke” into a wheel made up of spokes from each city that is now connected by the trail.

“What a beautiful day for a bike ride,” said Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, who on Saturday commemorated the completion of the Golden Spoke Trail, portions of which contribute to the state’s goal of creating 1,000 new miles of family friendly trails across Utah in the next 10 years…

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