Olympus Hills Park

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Mount Olympus in RedMount Olympus in Red (10/05/2017) Mount Olympus is sporting a gown of red maple leaves for the Fall.

April FlowersApril Flowers (04/16/2015) I took some photos of Spring blossoms here in Sunny Salt Lake City.

Spring BlossomsSpring Blossoms (04/17/2015) Some beautiful Spring Blossoms photographed on Tax Day 2015.

Mount OlympusMount Olympus (02/22/2013) Mount Olympus from Olympus Hills Park.

Olympus Hills ParkOlympus Hills Park (09/23/2007) A small pond at Olympus Hills Park.

The CrowdThe Crowd (10/25/2007) A crowd views the 4500 South bridge construction from the old sand dunes in Olympus Hills Park.

Construction as Spectator SportConstruction as Spectator Sport (10/25/2007) Crowds in Olympus Hills Park turn their eyes toward the construction of the new freeway.

Olympus Hills Park In WinterOlympus Hills Park In Winter (00/00/2004) Looking east from Olympus Hills Park toward the Wasatch. The overpass crosses I215. The yellow building is Churchill Middle School

Olympus Hills ParkOlympus Hills Park (00/00/2004) A railing at Olympus Hills Park.

Olympus CoveOlympus Cove (00/00/2004) A snow covered view of the Mount Olympus Cove from Olympus Hills Park.

Olumpus Hills StairsOlumpus Hills Stairs (00/00/2004) The snow covered stairs were being used by snowboarders as an obstacle course. The picture is looking into Mill Creek Canyon.

Mount OlympusMount Olympus (00/00/2004) The view of Mount Olympus from the park offers an intriguing symmetry.

Tennis Anyone?Tennis Anyone? (00/00/2004) Bring out the snow shoes and lets play some tennis!!!

PlaygroundPlayground (00/00/2004) There are two playground areas in the park. This playground is protected by a tree.

Snow TennisSnow Tennis (00/00/2004) It is easy to get a court in the dead of winter.

Miniature ForestMiniature Forest (00/00/2004) The shrub oaks of the desert don't get quite as large as coastland forests, yet they do make for an interesting forest.

Mount OlympusMount Olympus (00/00/2004) Mount Olympus from Olypus Hills Park.

StairwayStairway (00/00/2004) Stairways in Olypus Hills Park with Mount Grandeur in the distance.

StairsStairs (00/00/2004) Snowboarders were using the stairs for jumps. Coco is in mid stride at the bottom of the stairs.

OverpassOverpass (00/00/2004) A view of Mount Grandeur and the I215 overpass from the stairway in Olympus Hills Park.

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Olympus Hills Park

Olympus Hills Park is a county park on the east side of the Salt Lake Valley. The Park is in the Olympus Cove area, just west of I215 (the belt route). You can access the park from the 4500 South exit on I215. On the north east corner of the park is a overpass that crosses I215 and Wasatch Boulevard.

Most of the park is covered with native vegetation including shrub oak, mountain mahogany and native grasses. The soil is sandy. The area was once covered with sand dunes. The park includes tennis courts, a baseball field, soccer field and ponds connected with a cascading stream. There is a cement walkway around the park with enough vertical relief to make for a brisk walk.

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Context: Parks - Utah

Mount Olympus (138 pictures) The park is in the foothills of Mount Olympus.

Interstate 15 (87 pictures) It is just west of the eastern leg of Salt Lake City's belt route.

The Wasatch Mountains (130 pictures) You can access the park by parking at Churchill Middle School and crossing the overpass.

Big Cottonwood Park (29 pictures) Creek Side Park is several miles West of Olympus Hills Park.

Salt Lake Parks (26 pictures) Discover other Parks in the Salt Lake Valley.

4500 South Bridge (57 pictures) This gallery shows the new 4500 South Bridge over I215.


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