About The Summit

The 2018 Outdoor Recreation Summit is a three-day event held at the Zermatt Resort in beautiful Heber Valley. You’re invited to come and be a part of the discussion about outdoor recreation in Utah.

Join us for engaging outdoor activities, educational workshops, and inspiring speakers. Attendees will have plenty of networking opportunities to engage with local stakeholders, industry professionals and land managers that play a role in Utah’s outdoor recreation community.

This Year's Summit

This year, the summit will be held September 4th through the 6th 2018 at the wonderful Zermatt Resort.  Come enjoy the traditional Swiss-Style architecture and the outdoors.

Zermatt Resort
784 W Resort Dr, Midway, UT 84049

Stay With Us

Stay with us at the Zermatt. Book your rooms through the Outdoor Summit Block by visiting the registration link. Interested in Camping with us? Contact Rose Smith at rosesmith@utah.gov for details.

Camp with Us

Interested in camping with us during the Summit? We have reserved camp sites that will accommodate tents and small travel trailers. If you need a bigger site, please let us know, we have a few available as well. Contact Patti Rose at 435-654-1791 to make your reservations.


Summit onsite registration begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, September 4 at the Zermatt in the Main Lobby and will continue through Thursday morning.


Featured Speakers will include…
Sarah Lehman
President/CEO ENVE
Bob Ratcliffe
Division Chief, NPS, RTCA
Cailin O’Brien-Feeney
Local Recreation Advocacy Manager, Outdoor Industry Association
Tom Adams
Director, Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation   
Amanda Covington
Senior Vice President, Communications & Government Relations
Spencer Cox
Lt. Governor of Utah
Gary R. Herbert
Governor of Utah


Become a Sponsor

For sponsorship opportunities for this year’s summit, contact:

Barbie Converse
Events Sponsorship Director