Activities in Park City
Sure Park City, Utah is mostly known as a winter ski destination. But the three world-class resorts offer countless summer recreational activities too. Once you've found your perfect Park City lodging, find the best best activities the mountains have to offer. From hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and golfing to gondola rides, an alpine slide, an alpine roller coaster, and bobsled rides, Park City is an all-year destination with something for everyone!
Due to its ideal mountain location, Park City, Utah is nestled between 3 ski resorts and plenty of groomed trails, National Forest roads and trails, and BLM land ideal for cross country skiing. From mountain top routes to rock canyons and even some golf course tracks, skiing in Park City is the most popular winter activity.
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Park City is a mountain biker’s paradise, with more than 150 miles of trails in the area. The beautiful vistas of the Wasatch and Uinta Mountains are perfect for road biking as well, so don’t miss an opportunity to experience both! Top Rides
- Mirror Lake Scenic Byway
- East Canyon
- Rail Trail
- Sweeney Switchbacks
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The Park City area is home to dozens of beautiful hiking trails for all levels of ability. Each of the three resorts offer lift-serviced hiking in and around their individual trail systems. Park City is also the staging area for numerous hiking trails that access the lake districts of the Cottonwood Canyons of the Wasatch Front as well as the high mountain trails of the nearby Uinta Mountains. So whether you’re looking for a quick scenic walk after dinner, a day trip with the family, or a longer more adventurous back-packing trip, Park City is the perfect location to start! Popular Trails/Trailheads
- Silver Lake Trail – Deer Valley Resort
- Ontario Canyon Trail – Deer Valley Resort
- Mid-Mountain Trail – The Canyons
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Golfing in an alpine setting like Park City is a unique experience not to be missed. The state of Utah has one of highest ratios of golf courses per capita in the United States. So there are plenty of tee times available to duffers and low-handicappers alike! The courses surrounding Park City offer a variety of challenges and opportunities, both public and private. These include top-rated courses, such as the Jack Nicklaus-designed Park Meadows Country Club, as well as some of the best public links courses found anywhere, including Park City Municipal and Mountain Dell. You’ll find beautifully maintained courses, all at 6,000 feet, so your ball will indeed fly farther! Top Courses
- Wasatch Mountain State Park – Mountain and Lake Course
- Park Meadows Golf Course
- Crater Springs Golf Course
- Soldier Hollow – Gold and Silver Course
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Park City fishing is some of the best in the West. Within minutes, you can access three sections of the blue-ribbon Provo River, the Weber River, six reservoirs, and an abundance of small streams that are teeming with trout and bass. There are fly shops in town and plenty of outfitters if you're looking for a guided tour. Most water can be fished all year round.
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