Cottonwood Heights - Bonneville shoreline

hiking over homes

Salt lake county

landowner

contribution

$500,000

LeRay

Macallister

Fund

$1,000,000

Cottonwood Heights

$500,000

$20,000

central wasatch commission

$25,000

anonymous foundation

$200,000

AHE/CI Trustchallenge grant

$121,377

community contributions

Raised so far...

(updated weekly)

$2,796,377

$3,000,000

$40,000

Friends of Alta 

$15,000

Wasatch Mountain Club

salt Lake public utilities

$250,000

DRAPER CITY

$5,000

Sandy City

$20,000

ADDITIONAL LANDOWNER CONTRIBUTION: $200,000

Total project cost

WE DID IT!
Utah Open Lands is thrilled to announce that we have secured the Cottonwood Heights Bonneville Shoreline Trail Property.  In the end, the landowners contributed over $1,000,000 in value and we are now taking steps toward bringing this land into public ownership!

Thank you to everyone who donated, pledged, and committed to this open space preservation project! Because of the dedication of this community, the 26-acres at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon will remain open space, offering retreat, respite, and solace in perpetuity.
Check out our recent article in the Salt Lake Tribune HERE
Donors to the Preservation of the Cottonwood Heights BST Campaign:

Denise and Chris Adams · Mara Adams · Anne and Fred Adler · AHE/CI Trust · Thomas Alberts · Aliana Designs  · Susan Allen · Lindsay Anderson · Connor and Scott Anderson · Sharon and Ken Anderson · Bryan Anderson · Christine Anderson · Thomas Anderson  ·  Lia Applegarth · Jane Arhart · Peter Ashcroft · Shane Backman  ·  Gene Balerschmidt · Jim Baker · Erin Balmanno · Aspen Balzly · Carole Baraldi · Adam Barker · Kelly Barrett · Mark Barrett · Caroline and Scott Bates · Sharlene Beck · Terry and John Becker · Frank Beer · Brian and Sarah Behle · Kristin Belair · Lorrie Belcher · Eric Belec · Aaron Bender · John Bianucci · Marilyn Bickley · Nicholas Bielaczyc · Susan and Klaus Bielefeldt · Steve Blair · BNY Mellon Charitable Gift Fund  · Angela Bolin · Kelly Bollow · Ashley Bond · Robbin Bonham · Greg Boudrero · Tom Bowan · Suzanne Bowe · Kevin Boyle · Theresa Bradburn · Barbara Braeden · Dee Brewer · Tina Brown · Katherine Brown · Kristina Brown  · Jessie Brunelle · Paul Bruno · Amy Brunvand · Todd Bryant · Dara Burke · Jody and Dione Burnett · Ken Burningham  · Kent Burningham · Jennifer Burrell · Tracy Burton · Bradley Buswell · Kylie Bytendorp · Catherine Calara · Emily Cannon  ·  Anonymous · Paula Carl · Kada Carlisle · Gregory Carter · Howard Case · Adrian Celewycz · Central Wasatch Commission  · Clare Chapman · Edward Chauner · Robyn Christiansen · Susan Clement · Jim and Charles Cobbins  · A. Eugene Coleman · Lisa Collins · Megan Collins · City of Cottonwood Heights · Christine Coutts · Matt Creatics · Sandy and Bill Crisafulli · Jack Crutchfield · John Culberson · Greg and Teresa Curtis · Amy and Bill Cutting · Mickey Dailey  · John Davenport · Jeremy Davies · Jeff Davies · Erin Davis · Troy Davis · Deborah DenBraber · Martha Derouin · Susan Despain  ·  Eric Despain ·  David L. Despain ·  Aline Devaud · Karen Diehl · Jennifer DiNoto · Draper City · Kirsten and Gary Dodge · Helen Dohman · John DuBois · Whitney Durham · Tyler Dustman · Anonymous  ·  Irv Eastham ·  Melissa Eble  · John Eckert · Mark Eggen · Brenda Eichers · Melissa Elbe · Les and Gail Ellison · Kathy English · Enyo Renewable Energy ·  Enzy Design, LLC  ·  K. Epburn  ·  Robert Erhardt · Anna and Nick Ermath · Ian Esplin · Jacob Etter · Loretta Evensen · Michael Falk · Jamie Fendler · Kate and Hugh Ferguson · Wenley Ferguson and John Wolf  · Peter Ferrellio · Melissa Fields · Thom & Shelly Filgo · Carlton Fish · Kirstin Forman · Sarah Fortner  ·  Ian Fox · Chester Franz · Friends of Alta  · Mary Fuller · Anne Fuller · Robert Gallaugher ·Robert Gardiner ·  Richard Gaugler · Marti and Mark Gaylord · Scott Gifford · Michael Gil · Forrest Gladding · Laurie Goldner · William Good · Dennis Goreham · Richard Graham · L. Graham · Grandeur Peaks ·  Carter Gregory  · Joan Gregory · Tiffany Gregory · Justin Grieco · Hailey Griffin · Julie Gustin · Marcie Hahn · Mary Lou Hamill · Derek Hansen · Jay Hansen · Robert Hanson · William Hanson · Nancy Hanson  · Robert Hanson  · Mary Harges · Bron Harris · Matheson Harris · Amy Hartner · Sharen Hauri  · Alan Hayes · Victor and Ann Heilweil · Marta Helibrun and Ron Penner  · Amy Henion · Courtney Henley · Kirsten Hepburn · Laura Hermance · Meghan and Tom Higgins · Kim Higginson · Benjamin Hill · Ross Hinman · Nancy Hoffman · David Hoffman · Thomas Hofmann · Brian Homer · Ken Houck · Megan and Dasch Houdeshel · Elizabeth Howell · Andrew Hulka · Phillip Howland  · David Hunt · Erin Hunter  · Intermountain Health Care · Anna Jackson · Pete and Anne Jacobs · Janna Jansen · Caroline Jansson · Charles Jaques · Alan and Valerie Jarrett · Sally Jensen · Leslie Jensen · Josh Jessop · Sandy Johnson · Evan Johnson · Gene Jones · Bethany Jones · Nan and Erik Jorgensen · Page and Don Juliano · Jodi Juretich · Stephanie Kandaris · Richard Kanner · Nick Kapitula · Rochelle Kaplan · Andrew Katsohirakis · Jessica Keane · Roger Kehr · Scott Keller · Craig Kelley · Garrett Kemper & Laura Leigh Langton · Grant Kessler ·  Julie D. Daily and Kenneth W. Kiss · Jan Kennington ·  John Kennington · Scott Kerr · Ayla Khan · Julie Kilgore · Trumbull King · Craig and Elaine Klein · Shelby Knudson · Lori and Tim Komlos · Peg Kramer · Jeanette Kruse Baron · Gloria Kucia · Michelle Kuhn · Pat Laidlaw · Anastasia Lamb · Michael Lane · Timothy Lane · Paul Lapetina and Phyllis Hansen· Adam Laurenzo · Kathleen Lay · John Lay · Heather Layman · Wally Lee · Scott Lettrich  · Anonymous · Arthur and Rochelle Lipson ·  Ron Lisenbee · Whit and Colleen Logan · Randy Long ·  Anonymous · Kathleen Luck · Jeff Luck · Zach Lundeen · Colleen Lyons · Aimee Madsen · Dennis Magaro · B. Magnuson-Skeels · Carl Mandenberg · Steven Martin · Scott Martin and Rachel Sweet Martin · Tim and Claire Martin · Michelle Martineau · Larry Marvin · Julie and John Mason · Sarah Maulden · Chris Mautz · Kyle Maynard · Bonnie McCallister · Will McCarvill · Sarah McCloskey · Marjorie McCloy · Donna McCorkle · Karen McCormick · Paula McFarland · Tara McGarry · Martin and Patricia McGregor · Megan McJames · Amanda McKell · Michael McMahon · Jay McManamin · Marc Meals · Dan Meldrum · George and Nancy Melling · Jennifer Mijangos · Christine and Jeff Mikell · Dustin and Whitney Miller · Miller Paving · Lois Milner · Connie Misket · David Moad · Brenda Moore · Ann Moorehead · Mary Ann and Anthony Morgan · Stephen Morris · Melissa Mower · Darcie Mueller · John Mull · Liz Muller · Jennifer Murphy · David Neill · Danielle Nelson · Steven Nevers · Lorie Nielson · Colleen Nipkow ·  Laurie O'Connor · James Ogilvie · Kjerstie Ann Olson ·  Mark Olson · Michael and Lauren O'Malley · Elizabeth Omer · Ilene O'Reilly · Chris Owens · Gerald Pachucki · Juliette Palmer · Neena Panicker · Beata Parcinska · Matthew Parsons · Julie Peck-Dabling · Barry Petersen · David Peterson · Doug Petersen  · Michael Peterson · Keith Phinney · Camille and Steven Pierce · Cheryl Pitkin-Messier · Deb Plasman · Kathy Pope · Sam and Devin Pope · Patricia Poplar · Jennifer Poulson · Kenny Pratt · Matthew Pruss · Lenna and Brooks Quinn · Nathan Rafferty · Donald Ralphs · Bonnie Beaty and Mark Raming · Emily Rasmussen · Gwen and Patrick Reddish · Irene Rees · Erica Reifenberg · Barbara Reineke · Laurence Renzetti · Grace Rich · Emily Richards Nogawski · Sarah Ricketts · Matthew Ringgenberg · Rosalie Ringwood · Jan and Keith Roberts · JR Robinson · Tena Rohr · Amanda Romney · Ronna Cohen and Stan Rosenzweig · Jennifer Ross · John and Sandra Rowe · Karen Roylance · Sarah Rumpsa · Jacob Russell · Josephine Rust · Susan Ryser · David Ryser ·Salt Lake County  · Salt Lake Public Utilities ·  Sandy City  · Osman Sanyer · Jessica Scheetz · Lana Schenk · Diane and Paul Schnarr · Harold Sears · Gretchen Semerad · Jennifer Shah · Pramod Sharma · Marilyn Shearer · Trina Sheranian · John Shigeoka · Jason Shumaker · Lincoln Shurtz · Heleena Sideris · Tom Silberstorf · Mary Ellen Sloan · Linda Smith · Lindsey Smith · J. Craig and Anneli Smith · David Smith · Andrew Soderquist · Sven Solvik · Pike Sowle · Penny Spangler · Joseph Spataro · Ann Spencer · Carol Spencer · Anne Stadnychenko · Michael Stahulak · Dan Stampfl · Sheila and Rick Steiner · Paul Steinman · Geri Stelling ·  Suzanne Stensaas · Don Stevens · Jennifer Stoltmann · Christina Story · Michele and Robert Straube · Janet Taylor · Natalie Taylor · Lynn and Tom Tchobanoglous · Bill Tedesco · Marianne Teerlink · Jordan Tenney · Steven Teynor · Suchirawon Thirawat · Wyatt Thomas · Tara Thomas · Richard Thomas · Matthew Tice · Ellen Tolstad · Robert Tomsky · Ed and Joan Toomey · Melanie Topham · Carolyn Trask · Sean Tropsa · Nancy and Brent Tucker · Colleen Tvorik · Universal Signs · Holly Uphold · Paul Van Dam · George Vargyas · Brita Vedejs · Brett Verhoef · Lisa Verzella · James Viney · Amber Vinson · Mary Jo Vogeler · Lorna Vogt · Robert Volker · Matt Vukin · James Walker · Harriet Wallis · Craig and Elaine Wallentine ·  Melissa Wanserski · Glenn Warden · Wasatch Mountain Club  · Sam Watson · Jonathan Webber · Koko and Mike Weems · Michael Welch · Jennifer Welding · Julien West · Patricia White · Jennifer Wight · Christopher Wilde · Noel Williams · Nick Williams · James Wilson · Alton Winkelman · Kole Winters · Betsy and David Wolf · Jane Woodward · Russell Wright · Mary Wright · Kara Yates · Annette York · Kristin Yoshimura  ·  Ann Young · Hallie Yurick · Emerson Zamora · David Zangrilli · Nicole Zeigler · Bob and Anne Zeigler · Wendy Zeigler and Jamie Longe  · Zions Bank  ·  Genevieve Zuehlke · Sally Jo Zuspan · Nicole Zyp  · 

*If you do not see your name listed and you donated to the campaign, or if your name is listed incorrectly, please call (801)463-6156. Thank you!

The Cottonwood Canyons are a 
calling card for Utah's tourism industry and the backyard to those living on the Wasatch Front and Back. Working with the landowners whose desire is to see it protected, but who are also charged with maximizing returns, Utah Open Lands has secured a small window of opportunity to save this land for Open Space and a critical link in the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. We cannot thank the landowners enough for donating $835,000 in value - bringing the project cost down to $3-million and giving us this opportunity for preservation.
It's open space or another housing development. 
The entrance to LCC is iconic. It is Utah. It is part of our heritage, and should be a part of our future. 
Check out the map to know the exact parcel and location that we're hoping to place a conservation easement on with this campaign.
Utah Open Lands has secured a 
$500,000 grant from the LeRay McAllister Critical Lands fund to save this land, and $1 million from the City of Cottonwood Heights.
The landowners are willing to make a partial contribution as well, but this critical Bonneville Shoreline Trail link will need your support. 
Connections take us home.
The Bonneville Shoreline Trail is a part of what makes the SLC valley special. Instant access to the outdoors. From the 'burbs to the bench, Utahns value the ability to get out of the day-to-day and into the wild of our own backyards.

Utah Open Lands is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, making your donations fully tax-deductible. Our fein is 87-0480542 for your tax purposes.