December 19, 2023 at 10:43am | Alexandra McEwen
Picture this: a small town blanketed in snow, the air crisp and cool, and the surrounding landscape a picture-perfect winter wonderland. That's exactly what you'll find in Springville, Utah when the colder months roll around. But there's something more to Springville...

The combination of a quaint town and a gem known as the Nebo Loop creates a mix of charm and adventure that's hard to resist.

The Nebo Loop is a national scenic byway that offers those who travel it an epic adventure. This 38-mile road will take you on a journey through the stunning backside of Mount Nebo and along the incredible Wasatch Mountain Range.

It's a road that truly has it all, from lush pine forests to winding canyons to impressive red rock formations. The Nebo loop offers excitement during all seasons of the year, but for those looking to experience the greatest snow on earth, wintertime is a great time to visit. The road is open year-round for snowmobilers, adding winter excitement to your journey.

Winter Activities in Springville and Nebo Loop:

Skiing and Snowboarding:

  • Embrace the thrill of downhill adventures with the nearby resorts offering excellent skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Residents of Springville and Nebo Loop can enjoy easy access to renowned ski resorts like Sundance Mountain Resort, where well-groomed slopes cater to both beginners and seasoned enthusiasts.

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing:

  • For those seeking a more serene winter experience, the Nebo Loop provides pristine trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Explore the serene beauty of the snow-covered landscapes while getting a good workout.

Sledding and Snowshoeing

Drive through Hobble Creek Canyon to enjoy sledding at Jolley’s Ranch. You and your family could enjoy sledding down hills or use the campground to begin snowshoeing throughout the canyon.

Winter Hiking:

  • The surrounding mountains and trails transform into a winter wonderland, offering hikers a unique perspective of the landscape. Snow-draped pine trees and frozen waterfalls create a breathtaking backdrop for those who venture out on winter hikes.

Ice Fishing:

  • The local reservoirs and lakes in the area offer ice fishing opportunities, allowing residents to try their luck at catching a variety of fish species. It's a peaceful and rewarding way to spend a winter day surrounded by nature.

Real Estate Opportunities

If you're looking for a new place to call home or invest in, look no further than Springville. This charming town is bursting with real estate opportunities just waiting for you to snag them up. From cozy bungalows to sprawling ranches, there's something for everyone.  

What can you expect if you live here?

Picture yourself waking up to stunning mountain views or lounging in your backyard surrounded by blossoming fruit trees. It's not all about the houses either – Springville offers a unique blend of small-town charm and modern amenities, including great schools, delicious restaurants, and exciting community events.

Springville with its incredibly Nebo Loop presents an idyllic setting for those yearning to embrace a life marked by natural splendor and warm community connections. It's not just a move; it's an invitation to live in harmony with both the majestic outdoors and the welcoming hearts of Springville residents. 

Search for homes in Springville and the Nebo Loop here.

What to know if you visit:

  • You'll want to be sure to grab your camera and come prepared to experience some of the most breathtaking views in the country.
  • Driving the Nebo Loop takes about an hour and a half or longer if you stop at the overlooks for pictures and gorgeous scenery.
  • Cell phone service is spotty along Nebo Loop, so a downloaded Google map or a physical map to navigate through the area is useful.
  • No passes or entrance fees are required to enter the Nebo Loop. However, some areas, such as many campgrounds, do require passes.
  • For more information about Nebo Loop, contact the Spanish Fork Ranger District at 801-798-3571.

How to get here:

  • If visiting from Payson, take exit 250 from I-15 and head south on Main St. Turn left on 100 North, then turn right on 600 East to the entrance.
  • If visiting from Nephi, take exit 225 on I-15, and head east on S-R 132. After about 5 miles, turn left on Forest Road 015, which is the south entrance.



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