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White City Canal Trail

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Project Overview

The White City Canal Trail project aims to utilize an abandoned canal to provide a significant north-south connection from 9400 South at Big Bear Park to the Sandy Canal Trail at 10600 South, which will provide further connectivity to other regional trails in the area including: Dimple Dell, Draper Canal, Jordan River Parkway and Porter Rockwell. Additionally, the trail will provide a safe route to local schools in the surrounding neighborhoods. 

The project consists of developing a 12-foot wide paved multi-use pedestrian and bike trail and a 6-foot wide gravel trail along the existing canal corridor.  It also consists of constructing a 347-foot pedestrian bridge to span over Dimple Dell Regional Park at approximately 800 East.

Funding for the trail is made possible by Salt Lake County voters and the 2016 ZAP 3 Parks & Recreation Bond

View Trail Segment Map

View Trail Alignment and Phase Map

View Bridge Diagram

Project Timeline

January 2016 - May 2019
Design and planning process  

May 2019
Public open house

September 2019
Construction begins from Big Bear Park to Carnation Drive
Temporary trail detour in Dimple Dell Regional Park, Monday-Friday (7 AM - 5 PM)

Late 2019
Anticipated completion of segment 

View Detour Map

Construction Flyer

Related Information:

Sandy City Trails Master Plan
Salt Lake County Master Plan
Salt Lake County Active Transportation Implementation Plan