“This Is The Place” Heritage Park is e. at the mouth of Emigration Canyon at 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave. The 430-acre park includes the This Is The Place Monument commemorating the Mormons' entrance into the valley; the National Pony Express Monument; the Mormon Battalion Museum; and Heritage Village, a re-created 19th-century pioneer settlement. A visitor center has a video presentation.
Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Hours: Park open daily 9-5. Visitor center open daily 9-6, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Mon.-Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-6, early Apr.-day before Memorial Day and day after Labor Day-Dec. 31; daily 10-5, rest of year.