Register Now: Golden Spoke rides & event

The Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC), in partnership with numerous organizations, invites Utahns to celebrate the completion of the Golden Spoke network on Saturday, June 2. The Golden Spoke consists of over 100 miles of safe, separated, and connected multi-use trails, including Ogden River Parkway, Denver and Rio Grande Western Rail TrailLegacy TrailJordan River TrailMurdock Canal Trail, and Provo River Parkway, and links Ogden and Provo. It is the longest, connected, paved trail west of the Mississippi River.

This free event, presented by Intermountain Live Well and SelectHealth, includes two simultaneous group bike rides. One ride begins at Rainbow Gardens in Ogden Canyon and travels south (approximately 47 miles), while a second ride begins at Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon and travels north (approximately 57 miles). The two group bike rides will converge in the center of the connected trails at the new Jordan River Bridge in Salt Lake City.

Community members will have the opportunity to join at multiple points along the trails for a shorter ride, run, or walk. Additionally, there will be community events hosted along the way, as well as a final celebration at the Fisher Mansion in Salt Lake City, which will include guest speakers, family-friendly activities, and food trucks. Anticipated speakers include Governor Gary Herbert, State of Utah; Mayor Ben McAdams, Salt Lake County; Mayor Mike Caldwell, Ogden City; and Mayor Jeff Silvestrini, Millcreek.

The group bike rides and event are free, but registration is requested. To register and for additional information, please visit If you have any questions, please contact Scott Hess.


Saturday, June 2, 2018


5:15 am: Group ride begins at Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon

6:45 am: Group ride begins at Rainbow Gardens in Ogden Canyon

12:30 – 3:00 pm: Celebration event at the Fisher Mansion (1206 West 200 South, Salt Lake City)

1:30 pm: Estimated arrival time of group rides at the Jordan River Bridge in Salt Lake City

2:00 pm: Event speakers