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Alta, Brighton Ski Areas parking lots filling up

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Posted at 10:13 AM, Nov 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 18:33:08-05

SALT LAKE CITY — If you're planning on heading to the mountains on Thanksgiving Day or even through the weekend for some skiing and snowboarding, be prepared that parking lots are expected to fill up quickly.

At Brighton resort, the parking lot was full as of 10 a.m. on Thursday morning. The resort got 5 inches of snow overnight and has 4 lifts open on Thursday. 17 runs were open to the public.

At Alta Ski Area, the Wildcat lot was full as of 10 a.m. Parking is currently available in the Albion lot and Town of Alta, however officials anticipate that all parking will be occupied at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Because of COVID-19, Alta announced it is not requiring parking or skiing reservations, as they anticipate less people will be carpooling and riding the bus.

The Ski Area recommends checkingtheir website or twitterfor parking updates before leaving the house.

Snowbird also offers a website to check its parking protocols.