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Park Facilities

The following facilities are located within Sugar House Park.

  • ​1.4 mile walking/biking path**

  • Two (2) playgrounds

  • Three (3) restrooms

  • Seven (7) pavilions with concrete courts or sand volleyball*

  • Athletic Fields*

  • Basketball Court(s)*

  • Street Soccer Court

  • Glass Recycling by Momentum

  • The Draw​ - Art Installation and Flood Control 

  • Sugar House Garden Center

  • Parley's Trail

  • Wasatch Community Garden

 

Facilities with an asterisk (*) indicate that the amenity is reservable.

** The walking/biking path is useable for Special Events but remains open for simultaneous public use.

Pedestrian Path

Sugar House Park Loop

The Sugar House Park Loop is a 16-foot-wide inside lane for walkers, runners, and cyclists. The Loop is a winding 1.38 miles with 92 feet of elevation gain. 

The walking path is bi-directional. Cyclists should follow the direction of vehicle traffic and speed limit.

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Playgrounds

Sugar House Park has two (2) playgrounds. 

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Parley's Creek Playground

Located between Parley's Creek Pavilion and Fabian Lakeside Pavilion. 

Sugar Beet Playground

Located near Sugar Beet Pavilion and in proximity to the basketball courts.

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Restroom Buildings

Sugar House Park has three (3) restroom buildings. Buildings are listed west to east. 

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Fabian Lakeside Restroom

Open year-round.

Parley's Creek Restroom

Closed in the winter.

Hidden Grove Restroom

Closed in the winter.

Athletic Fields

Sugar House Park has four (4) fields and one (1) basketball court available for reservations. The Sugar House Park Authority offers reserved use of athletic fields in Sugar House Park for games only. Fields may not be reserved for practices. Each field is unique in the sport or event it can accommodate.

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Big Field

Located at the end of the park's spoke road. The nearest pavilion is Big Field Pavilion.

 

Use for: Soccer, rugby, lacrosse, kickball, and the start or finish of a race.

 

Size: ~469 ft x 548 ft  /  143 m x 167 m

02

Backstop Field

Includes the baseball diamond and backstop or outfield. The nearest pavilion is Mount Olympus or Sego Lily Pavilion.

Use for: Baseball, kickball, scrimmages, field games, frisbee. 

 

Size: ~393 ft x 348 ft  /  120 m x 106 m

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East Hill Field

The nearest pavilion is Mount Olympus or Sugar Beet Pavilion.

 

Use for: Baseball, kickball, scrimmages, field games, frisbee. 

 

Size: ~305 ft x 164 ft  /  93 m x 50 m

04

Southeast Field

The nearest pavilion is the Sugar Beet Pavilion.

 

Use for: Kickball, soccer, lacrosse, 

 

Size: ~341 ft x 216 ft  /  104 m x 66 m

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Basketball Court

Hidden Grove
Basketball Court

Located on the east end of the park the basketball court has (six) hoops. The court shares parking with the nearest pavilions, Hidden Grove and Sugar Beet Pavilion. The basketball court is open to all except when it is reserved for an event. It shares parking with Hidden Grove and Sugar Beet Pavilion.

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Street Soccer Court

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Free the Game

This street soccer court was donated to Sugar House Park on November 10, 2023, courtesy of the SLC-based non-profit Free the Game.

Funding for the court was generously provided by the following donors:

  • Calle

  • Real Salt Lake

  • Utah Royal

  • UHealth, University of Utah

  • Bodyarmor

  • 1Wire

  • Scheels

  • Life in Jeneral

  • Love Your City

  • Resonance Ventures

  • Savant Studio

  • Copper Peaks Plumbing

Pavilions

Sugar House Park has seven (7) pavilions. Each is unique in its own way. If a pavilion is not previously reserved, it is first come, first served. Pavilions are not reservable on state holidays.

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Fabian Lakeside Pavilion

Located nearest to Sugar House Pond and the famous sledding hill. 

 

Fabian Lakeside Pavilion has:

  • Seating capacity for ~125 people

  • Parking lot with 78 parking stalls

  • 50'x70' concrete sports pad 

Restroom near Fabian Lakeside Pavilion is open year round.

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Big Field Pavilion

Located at the end of the park's spoke road and west of the main soccer field (and the nearest pavilion to the field). Rent this pavilion if you are using the adjacent fields.

 

Big Field Pavilion has:

  • Seating capacity for ~109 people

  • Parking lot with 48 parking stalls

  • 50'x70' concrete sports pad 

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Parley's Creek Pavilion

Located near the new children’s play area and south of Parley's Creek in the center of the park, the Parleys Creek Pavilion is the second largest pavilion in the park (2,115 square feet).

 

Parley's Creek Pavilion has:

  • Seating capacity for ~200 people

  • Parking lot with 78 stalls

  • The concrete pad is not reservable with this pavilion. The concrete pad has be adapted to a public soccer court sponsored by "Free the Game"

04

Sego Lily Pavilion

Located near the park’s southern fence line overlooking I-80, the Sego Lily Pavilion is the smallest in the park (along with the adjacent Mt. Olympus Pavilion) at 1,406 square feet. The Parley's Trail runs along the south border.

 

Sego Lily Pavilion has:

  • Seating capacity for ~60 people

  • Parking lot with 37 parking stalls

  • 36’x50’ sand volleyball

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Mt. Olympus Pavilion

Located on the south central side of the park, Mt. Olympus Pavilion has convenient parking and is suitable for smaller gatherings. The nearest playground and restrooms are located at Sugar Beet Pavilion. The Parley's Trail runs along the south border of Mt. Olympus Pavilion. 

 

Mt. Olympus Pavilion has:

  • Seating capacity for ~60 people

  • Parking lot with 37 stalls

  • 50'x70' concrete sports pad 

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Sugar Beet Pavilion

Located  in the southeast corner of the park near the Sugar Beet Pavilion Playground.

 

Sugar Beet Pavilion has:

  • Seating capacity for ~124 people

  • 82 parking stalls shared with Hidden Grove Pavilion and the basketball courts

  • 50'x70' concrete sports pad 

  • Amphitheater seating

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Hidden Grove Pavilion

Located across the Parley's Creek brdige to the northeast of the basketball courts, Hidden Grove Pavilion has the largest area (2,254 square feet) of the seven pavilions and is the most secluded.

 

Hidden Grove Pavilion has:

  • Seating capacity for ~234 people

  • 82 parking stalls shared with Sugar Beet Pavilion and the basketball courts

  • 50'x70' concrete sports pad 

  • Horseshoe pits

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Reserve a pavilion up to one year in advance and outside the designated May-September season with a Special Event Permit.

Glass Recycling

Glass Recycling by Momentum Recyling

Located in the Sugar Beet / Hidden Grove pavilion parking lot, glass recycling is provided free to the public.

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Sugar House Garden Center

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Garden Center Building

Owned by Sugar House Park Authority and managed by the Utah Associated Garden Club (UAGC). ​

The Draw

The Draw at
Sugar House Park

In 2003, the National Endowment for the Arts sponsored a competition to design a pedestrian corridor under 1300 East at Sugar House Park connecting Parley's Trail to the Hidden Hollow Preserve.

 

Internationally renowned environmental artist, Patricia Johanson, and landscape architect, Steve Gilbert won this competition.

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Parley's Trail

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Parley's Trail

Parley’s Trail skirts the western and southern edges of Sugar House Park from the underpass at 13th East to a street-level crossing at 17th East that safely bridges the I-80 freeway.

Wasatch Community Garden

Sugar House Park Community Garden

In 2020, Wasatch Community Garden funded, installed, and opened the garden inside Sugar House Park. Located on the east end of the park and south of the Garden Center. It offers 50 reservable terraced garden plots and a waitlist. Produce outside of the fenced area is free to pick. Please do not pick from the plots within the fenced area.

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