Eagle Mountain Parks, Trails, and Open Space Master Plan

Eagle Mountain City’s 2020 Parks, Trails, and Open Space Master Plan updates the City’s 2009 plan. In the 11 years that have passed since the previous plan, the City has doubled its population and been significantly developed. The 2020 plan identifies the City’s parks, trails, and open space needs based on rigorous data analysis and community engagement. Eagle Mountain residents are especially concerned and interested in preserving their shrinking open space. MHTN worked collaboratively with the Utah Department of Natural Resources and a citizen-led wildlife alliance group to address these issues.

The master plan provides details on migratory herds through the City and proposes a wildlife corridor and other open space conservation strategies. In addition, it provides a set of comprehensive recommendations for parks and trails that follow five guiding principles: 1) Promote healthy & active communities; 2) Encourage stewardship & civic pride; 3) Provide diverse offerings, amenities, and opportunities; 4) Cultivate resilient approaches; and 5) Conserve & enhance open space. The final recommendations have associated costs and prioritization for plan implemention.

In association with Alta Planning + Design and BIOWest

SERVICES:  Parks Planning, Master Planning, Landscape Architecture, Vision and Goal Setting, Community Engagement, GIS Mapping, Cost Estimating

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Design Challenge
STRATEGIC PRESERVATION & CONNECTIVITY
Transition the city’s emphasis on maintenance of many local parks to a few well-designed community and regional parks; propose open space conservation strategies; provide a framework for linking several citywide and regional trails.

Information
BY THE NUMBERS
Eagle Mountain, UT | Citywide | 2020

Earth Centered
Parks, trails, and open space planning to encourage stewardship and pride of natural resources