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9 Mile Canyon Drive

When:  Saturday, September 17, 2016  (Friday, Sept. 16th Option; One night Stay) 

Details:  For those who want to stay on Friday evening overnight, we have a block of rooms reserved for a week (from today) at the Greenwell Inn in Price, Utah.  This is a very nice hotel.  Check out their website:   I have a discounted, group rate at this hotel which will be $50.00 + tax for a Single Queen room and $55.00 + tax for a Double Queen or Single King Bed room (total with tax is $55.93 - $61.52)  This motel has good reviews and is a 3 star motel.  Address: 655 East Main, Price, Utah  (Hotel Manager is Taylor).


Phone 435-637-3520 for Reservations and mention Utah Miata Club when you book your room.  Also please let Mike or Steve B. know you have booked your room so we can keep track of who is coming.  BOOK YOUR ROOM NOW! for best selection.


Note:  You can still get rooms (first come, first serve) after next week on our group rate, but please don't wait until last minute as it will fill up fast.  Cancellation policy:  Must cancel within 24 hrs. of check in date or by 2:00 pm on Sept. 16th to avoid charges.  Late check-in is OK.  Hotel has 24 hr. Indoor Pool & Hot Tub, Exercise Room, Bar & Lounge, and 15% Off Coupon for American/Mexican Restaurant (Ricardo's) on premises.  A $2.00  'All you can eat Pancake breakfast', also full breakfast is available and is open for lunch and dinner. Free Wi-Fi. 


Outline of Trip:  We will leave Friday evening and meet at 6:00 pm in Salt Lake Valley at Harmon's Grocery store, where we usually meet, just off Bangerter Hwy. exit and I-15. We will travel on I-15 to Spanish Fork Exit onto Hwy. 6 and go to Price and stay the night there and get up early and go to the Price USU Eastern Prehistoric Museumlocated at 155 E. Main Street to view artifacts on display there from 9 Mile Canyon. It opens at 9 am.  We will then leave mid-morning and go about 7-8 miles to Wellington and start our 46 mile drive to view prehistoric artwork, structures and artifacts from 8,000 years ago in historic Nine-Mile Canyon.  This road is fully paved and there are Mile Markers along the route with points of interest displayed.  This includes the First Site (the first major rock art site in the canyon), Balanced Rock, Daddy Canyon Complex, Gate Canyon, Fremont Village, Big Buffalo Site, and the Great Hunt Panel of petroglyphs. among other sites.  We can also pick up a lunch and eat it somewhere in the canyon or decide down there what to do. It will be a fun-filled day with lots of exploring and sites to see right along the road.  For more information check out or Google; 9 or NineMileCanyonUtah  or go to     Don't forget your FRS Radios for this trip!


Not staying Friday night?   For those not wanting to stay the Friday night and only want to come for the Saturday drive, be in Price at 9:00 am for the Museum or if for the drive only, be there by about 10:30- 11:00 at latest.   I am told by the Utah's Castle Country Tourism Office that this will be one of the best weekends of the year to view these sites. Please book your rooms soon and please let us know if you are planning on coming.  ZOOM - ZOOM   

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