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Protected in 2002

Acreage: 496

Salt Lake County, UT

The University of Utah, with the assistance of Utah Open Lands, has preserved over 480 acres of undeveloped land bordering the eastern edge of the University of Utah and its Research Park; ensuring its scenic, natural, and recreational values forever. The University’s conservation easement donation to UOL demonstrates its commitment to preserving one of the state’s most valuable assets: the unique balance between urban living and the natural environment. Under the agreement with Utah Open Lands, the University and the general public will have access to the Heritage Preserve for hiking, non-motorized biking, photography, and nature study. In 2021 almost 5 additional acres were added.

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