Flight Park State Recreation Area

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Coordinates: 40°27′28″N 111°54′4″W / 40.45778°N 111.90111°W / 40.45778; -111.90111
Flight Park State Recreation Area
Utah State Park
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Hang gliding at Flight Park State Recreation Area
Country  United States
State  Utah
Counties Salt Lake, Utah
Location Lehi
 - elevation 5,146 ft (1,569 m) [1]
 - coordinates 40°27′28″N 111°54′4″W / 40.45778°N 111.90111°W / 40.45778; -111.90111
Area 147 acres (59.5 ha) [2]
Founded 2006 [1]
Management Utah State Parks, Utah Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Flight Park State Recreation Area in Utah

Flight Park State Recreation Area is a state park of Utah, USA, dedicated to hang gliding and paragliding. The park is located on the south side of Point of the Mountain, just north of Lehi. Flight Park is being jointly managed by Utah State Parks and the Utah Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (UHGPGA) to preserve this unique recreation area that is an excellent site for teaching and gathering experience for flyers of all levels. It is known worldwide as one of the best training sites for both paragliding and hang gliding.

Just west of the parking lot there is also a modelport for radio control airplanes and helicopters.[3]

The park is located almost entirely in northern Utah County, although a tiny section of its northwest corner extends into Salt Lake County, according to the map on its official website.

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the website of the Division of Utah State Parks and Recreation.

  1. ^ a b "Flight Park State Recreation Area: About the Park". Utah State Parks. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Flight Park State Recreation Area: Area Management Plan". Utah State Parks. March 2008. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  3. ^ "Flight Park State Recreation Area". Utah State Parks. 

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