What is Mountain Accord?

Mountain Accord was established to make critical decisions and implement solutions to preserve the Central Wasatch and ensure its long term vitality. The Central Wasatch mountains are one of Utah’s most pristine and valuable natural resources. In the face of a rapidly growing population, those values could be at risk unless action is taken now.


What People Are Saying

The Central Wasatch is critical part of our state’s spectacular natural environment and an economic engine for our entire state. This asset provides recreational opportunities and natural beauty that attracts visitors, great companies and employees. Making sure we protect and enhance this asset is critical to our future. Mountain Accord has provided a needed forum […]

Lane Beattie
President and CEO, Salt Lake Chamber

As the longtime steward of the Central Wasatch watersheds, Salt Lake City has a legal and public responsibility to protect these resources so we can ensure safe drinking water supplies for the Salt Lake Valley. I believe that Mountain Accord provides us with opportunities to resolve longstanding conflicts surrounding these lands and achieve permanent watershed […]

Ralph Becker
Salt Lake City Mayor

Mountain Accord represents the most comprehensive approach to addressing economic, transportation, recreation and environmental issues for the Wasatch Mountains undertaken to date.  As the city between Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, the outcomes of the Mountain Accord process will have direct effects on Cottonwood Heights. We anticipate this process will result in a viable blueprint […]

Kelvyn Cullimore Jr
Cottonwood Heights Mayor

Working Toward Accord

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View The Mountain Accord

Take a look at the work in progress  

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Why We Need Mountain Accord

In the face of a rapidly growing population, the Central Wasatch is at risk  

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Where Are We Now?

In 2013, we started the hard work of building Mountain Accord, comprehensive and far reaching plans to secure the future of the Central Wasatch

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