Mission Statement

Protect and Preserve American Fork Canyon is a grass-roots movement to inform citizens of potential threats to American Fork Canyon, whether they be commercial interests or that of loving our canyon to death. We view American Fork Canyon as the "Crown Jewel of the Wasatch." We focus on providing advocacy to support our causes, and serve as a central information resource for related recreational user in the canyon. Our Purpose? To help educate Utah County Citizens and to encourage citizens to get involved, to make informed decisions through a democratic process about outside plans which may threaten this pristine canyon and the watershed. We will hold elected officials to transparency and accountability in these processes.

Who We Are

We are you! We are those who seek refuge, solitude, and recreation in the undeveloped, unspoiled, American Fork Canyon. The last wild place in the Wasatch mountains.

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Why This Matters.

We want to see American Fork Canyon protected and preserved for future generations. Truly, it is the "Crown Jewel of the Wasatch”. Rampant commercialism and development is knocking at the door. We say go away. This is a canyon of the people and for the people, not to be exploited and trampled for profit.

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If you think you are beaten, you are,
If you think you dare not, you don't,
If you like to win, but you think you can't,
It's almost a "cinch" you won't.
If you think you'll lose, you've lost,
For out in the world you find
Success begins with a fellow's will;
It's all in the state of mind.

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