We share our public parks and want them to be a clean, safe environment for all.  By working together with the UPD we can ensure our parks are protected and used properly. 

Park Hours

Parley's Historic Nature Park is open to the public from 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Sunday through Saturday.


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Parley's Historic Nature Park News

Final Parley's Historic Nature Park maps available


Salt Lake City has published the final plan and maps for Parley's Historic Nature Park. You can download these documents below or from the Salt Lake City website.

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Parley's Historic Nature Park plan adopted


The Salt Lake City Council adopted the Parleys Historic Nature Park management plan Tuesday night.

For more information, see the articles below:

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Sheriff Winder announces public service program for Parley's Historic Nature Park


Sheriff Jim Winder announced today the launch of the Share and Care program, a public service campaign designed to educate the public and to gather usage statistics for Tanner Park and Parley's Historic Nature Park (PHNP).

As part of this program, Unified Police Department of Salt Lake is conducting a public education program by handing out cards and door hangers to residents surrounding PHNP and Tanner Park and directing them to the Care and Share website for more information. Over the next several months UPD officers will be issuing notifications to citizens found violating existing park rules and codes. These notifications are NOT citations and are purely meant for public education and for gathering park usage statistics.

Data gathered from this effort will be published and shared with policy makers to assist them in determining the future of Parley's Historic Nature Park. This effort does not favor any particular user group. Instead the Share and Care program simply aims to assist

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Becker's plan for Parleys park stands


City Council members called off the dogs Tuesday night, opting to support Mayor Ralph Becker's management plan for Parleys Historic Nature Park in hopes of working toward a compromise that's more agreeable to both sides.

For more information, please see the following sources:

Public Opinion:

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Parley's Trail signs posted referencing on-leash ordinances


Signs have recently been posted stating that Parley's Trail is an on-leash facility. Read more to see the full posted ordinances.

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Summary of Mayor Becker's PHNP Management Plan Veto


The Examiner has posted a summary of Mayor Becker's Veto letter for the PHNP Management Plan. Click the link below to read it now.

SLC Mayor Ralph Becker vetoes PHNP Management Plan (via Examiner.com)

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Mayor Becker's Veto Letter to the Council


Click below to see Mayor Becker's letter Vetoing the Parley's Historic Nature Park Management Plan which was adopted by the Salt Lake City Counsel on December 14th, 2010.

Download the letter in PDF format (via slcgov.com)

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Parley's Historic Nature Park Fact Sheet and FAQ released


Salt Lake City has released a Fact Sheet and FAQ for Parley's Historic Nature Park. Among other issues, the FAQ addresses questions relating to dog use in the park.

Download the FAQ in PDF format (via slcgov.com)

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Parley's Historic Nature Park Interim and Comprehensive Use Maps Available


Salt Lake City has made available both the Interim and Comprehensive Use Maps for Parley's Historic Nature Park. You can download the maps below or view them on slcgov.com.

Interim Use and Management Plan

Comprehensive Use and Management Plan

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Care and Share Links

Contact Information

In case of a park emergency call

To report any non-emergency problems such as park violations, graffiti, or other suspect activity, call UPD Dispatch at: