Park City is a remarkably attractive and popular resort town. It is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains 32 miles east of Salt Lake City. It offers excellent recreational opportunites in both summer and winter and great dining, shopping and lodging year round.
In winter, Park City caters to the thousands of skiers who come to its three excellent ski resorts -- Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort and The Canyons. Together they boast 280 runs with more than 50 lifts and gondolas capable of handling 70,000+ skiers per hour. In summer, Park City slows down, serving as a popular base for exploring the many hiking and biking opportunities in the mountains that envelope the town.
Park City has accomodations for more than 14,000 visitors, nearly 100 restaurants and hundreds of shops in a spectacular downtown area. It is an ideal vacation destination.
- Dining & Nightlife
- Mountain Biking
- Lakes and Reservoirs
- Special Events
- Skiing and Snowboarding
- Meetings and Convention Info
- Nearby Towns
Park City offers a huge selection of accommodations. The wide variety of offerings ranges from luxurious ski in/ski out condominiums in the mountains to quaint bed & breakfasts in Historic downtown to full service hotels with all of the amenities. For complete listings, see Park City Hotels/Lodges, Condos, or Bed & Breakfast Inns.
Dining & Nightlife
Park City has over 80 restaurants catering to just about any palette. Italian, Japanese, French or just a burger - it's all there. And after dinner as the sun sets behind the Wasatch Mountains, the adventures in Park City don't. Go dancing, listen to live jazz, or just hop from place to place. There's never a dull moment. What did you expect from a town founded by miners? Check out the many amazing dining options found in Park City.
The Wasatch Mountains on whose slopes Park City sits offer hundreds of miles of great hiking trails, ranging from easy walks to alpine lakes to advanced scrambles up wind blown peaks. From late spring to fall, the snow recedes and allows hikers to explore this beautiful mountain terrain. Check out the awesome opportunities for hiking around Park City.
Mountain bikers from across the globe drool over the 325 miles of established bike trails in Park City. From lift-service bike trails offered by local resorts to making your own trail through the beautiful mountains, Park City has something for every mountain biker.
Mountain biking trails vary from the flat path of the Union Pacific Rail Trail to moderate, rolling terrain of the Round Valley and Glenwild networks, to steeper, more challenging trails that reach summits Bald Mountain, 9990 Summit and Jupiter Peak. The variety of the Rocky Mountain terrain, plus low annual rainfall, are key conditions to making Park City excellent for biking. Park City also has an assortment of bike shops if you prefer to rent. Check out the many amazing biking opportunities around Park City.
Lakes and Reservoirs
Jordanelle Reservoir: Jordanelle Reservoir is a large reservoir set in a valley east of the Wasatch Mountains. Jordanelle State Park consists of two developed areas along it. They offer fishing, boating, camping and picnicking opportunities.
Deer Creek Reservoir: Deer Creek Reservoir also provides good boating, sailing, water skiing and fishing opportunities. Strong predictable winds in summer make it a particularly popular sailing and windsurfing locale. Deer Creek State Park (801-654-0171), which surrounds the shoreline, has several boat ramps, picnic areas, swimming beaches, a restaurant, store and modern campground. There is also a resort and marina that rents watercraft.
Strawberry Reservoir: Strawberry Reservoir is a huge body of water that offers great opportunities for boating and fishing. There are a few recreation complexes around the lake offering camping, picnicking, and marina services.
Rockport Reservoir: Rockport Reservoir is a popular destination for fishing, water skiing, swimming and sailing. Water skiing is good early morning and dusk and afternoons present good sailing breezes. Five campgrounds offer both developed and primitive camping in a variety of settings.
Make the best of every moment of your vacation. With the aid of our Events Calendar, find the perfect activities to fill your time. Whether it's the height of the ski season, or the middle of July, you'll discover there are plenty of things going on in Park City.
Skiing and Snowboarding
|The Canyons Located just four miles from downtown Park City, The Canyons 3,500 acres of diverse terrain await visitors with open arms. In just three years, this world-class ski resort has grown to become one of the five largest in the country. And with eight mountians of trails, there's guaranteed to be something for everyone. More Info..|
|Deer Valley Resort Year after year, Deer Valley Resort is rated #1 by readers of Ski magazine for dining, guest services and mountain grooming. Deer Valley's varied terrain, spread over four mountains, offers something for all abilities and preferences. Not to mention their 1,750 acres of Rocky Mountain powder. More Info..|
|Park City Mountain Resort Park City Mountain Resort is a wonderfully expansive ski area right in the heart of Park City. It is within walking distance of dozens of restaurants, hotels and shops. In addition to its 3,000 acres of runs serviced by lifts it has 750 acres open bowl skiing. More Info..|
Meetings and Convention Info
Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Park City is the most easily accessible mountain meeting destination in North America with over 70 cities served by non-stop flights. Just 36 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport, Park City has 25 professional meeting and convention properties able to accommodate groups of 10 to 350, and offers a wide variety of before and after meeting activities. Park City provides meeting planners over 3,000 available guest rooms ranging from full-service hotels to bed and breakfast inns.
Heber: Heber City is a midsize town of 7,000 situated in a farming valley between the Wasatch and Uinta mountain ranges. In summer it serves as a convenient stop for travelers exploring the Wasatch Mountains. In winter it serves as a relatively inexpensive source of lodging for skiers from the town of Park City and from Sundance Ski Resort. Heber is located on Hwy 40, about 18 miles south of Park City and 16 miles southwest of Kamas on the edge of the Uintas