Most visitors come to Park City ready to shred Utah’s Greatest Snow on Earth®. Where else can you find one big playground with three world-class resorts all located within 10 miles of each other? Add that together and you’re looking at nearly 10,000 acres of accessible terrain and a variety of roughly 400 designated runs and trails for any level of skier/rider.
But maybe skiing/snowboarding isn’t for everyone in your group. Or perhaps you’re looking for a unique experience during your visit. No matter what your reason, did you know there is a plethora of other mountain activities awaiting you in Park City?
Bottom line: whether winter or summer, the adventures in Park City are limitless…
Check out the list of options of other winter activities in Park City:
Alpine Coaster Ride - photo courtesy of Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain Resort:
Experience the thrill of heading down the mountain in a different way… Hop on the Alpine Coaster at PCMR and get ready for laughter and screams as you fly down the mountain in your toboggan-style car! Or elevate your vacation experience by riding the Flying Eagle Zip Line. The 2-person ride starts and finishes at the same location, so you can ride again and again! Enjoy an unforgettable evening under the stars in a snowcat-pulled sleigh ride up PCMR’s runs followed by live piano music and a five course gourmet meal in the Viking Yurt, new to PCMR this season.
Looking for something a little extreme? Experience the thrill of soaring over Canyons Resort on their mid-mountain Zip Tour. The Red Pine Zip Tour will take you on an 800 foot long tree top ride through the Red Pine Lodge area. The Lookout Zip Tour flies you across the canyon between Lookout Peak and Red Pine Lodge spanning over 2,111 feet. Or grab the kids and take the Groomer Ride-Along tour for a 2-hour ride in a state-of-the-art snow cat with one of Canyons’ highly-trained operators.
Gorgoza Tubing Park (photo from Park City Mountain Resort)
Gorgoza Tubing Park:
The Gorgoza Tubing Park isn’t just for kids. Grab your entire family and group of friends and head over to the lift-served tubing park for an unforgettable adventure! The tubing hill consists of three lifts, including two conveyor lifts, and seven different tubing lanes which provide plenty of options to choose from. There is also a separate tubing hill for the little ones.
Comet Bobsled (photo from Utah Olympic Park)
Utah Olympic Park:
Oh yeah… did I mention Park City is home to the Utah Olympic Park? Not only do visitors have the opportunity to experience and relive the history of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, but the UOP offers one-of-a-kind activities for all ages! Where else can you experience the thrill of the Comet Bobsled Ride? That’s right! One of UOP’s professional pilots takes three passengers on a thrilling ride down the entire length of the Olympic track. In less than a mile, you’ll rip through 15 turns, reach speed of about 80 mph, and experience up to 5 G’s of force. Or hop on the Skeleton Sled and experience what it’s like to go head first on the Olympic track, reaching speeds up to 50 mph! Other activities include a Guided Tour of the Utah Olympic Park and don’t forget to check out the Museums to see a gallery of visual highlights and artifacts from the 2002 games.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Take the family ice skating or learn how to skate! The Park City Ice Arena is an enclosed facility that services many different ice activities, including open skating sessions, learn to skate, curling, speed skate and play hockey lessons, private lessons and drop-in hockey. For an unforgettable adventure, take a Hot Air Balloon Ride and experience a view of Utah and her majestic mountains unlike any other!
As I was saying… the activities and adventures are boundless in Park City, and there’s something for your entire group to enjoy. So be sure to experience all that Park City has to offer during your visit! Click on any of the highlighted links for more information.