Your Guide to Snowshoeing in Park City, Utah

Updated November 2023

Park City is known for its many snowshoeing opportunities. Whether you’re a first-timer, a seasoned snowshoer, or somewhere in the middle, there’s a trail for you. From family-friendly excursions to serene walkabouts and hardcore adventures, there are plenty of ways to maximize your snowshoeing fun. 

Are you seeking expert advice on snowshoeing in Park City, including the top trails, equipment suggestions, and luxury winter rentals? Our concierge professionals share their recommendations below so you can plan your ultimate snowshoeing getaway!

3 Ways to Enjoy Snowshoeing in Utah 

Is snowshoeing in Park City worthwhile? Ask a local, and you'll hear a resounding 'Yes!' What could be more delightful than frolicking in the snow, savoring the picturesque landscapes, and enjoying a workout outdoors?

Since every snowshoeing adventure is unique, you can tailor your powdery walkabout to suit your vacation and experience level. These three trail styles and lodging options have something for every traveler.

Ask Our Concierge Team for More Snowshoeing Tips and Excursions When You Book Properties Directly with Park City Lodging.

Snowshoes and snowy mountain backdrop.

1) Popular Snowshoe Trails for the Whole Family  

Not only is snowshoeing a great way to get exercise, but it’s also a fun-filled family activity! If you’re searching for some epic trails that promise gorgeous scenery and quality bonding time, here are a few of our top picks:

Gambel Oak Loop: A 3.9-mile loop that is one of the best kid-friendly snowshoe trails in Park City. The terrain is easy to navigate, plus the loop winds through some tremendous wildlife-watching areas. Pack your camera, grab some breakfast goodies from Windy Ridge Bakery, and enjoy the day!

Sundance Nordic Center: With more than six miles of varied trails, you can enjoy easy loops, intermediate courses, and even some strenuous tracks. No matter which path the whole family chooses, you can expect to see natural wonders like frozen waterfalls, stark aspens, and massive mountain peaks.

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Top Vacation Rentals for Families

Spread out in some of our most spacious properties for your family vacation:

  • 3547 Ridge: Expansive Townhome a 5-Minute Walk from Canyons Village
    Modern decor, mountain ambiance, and plenty of amenities
    5 Beds | 5 Baths |13 Guests

  • Comstock 205: Condo at the Base of Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Lodge
    Boasts an amazing kitchen, comfy living room, and hot tub
    2 Beds | 2 Baths |6 Guests

  • Blackstone 3823: Luxury Canyons Village Townhome
    Open concept design, private hot tub, and mountain views
    3 Beds | 3 Baths |8 Guests

A hiker carries snowshoes while trekking up a snowy mountain path.

2) Easy Trails for Nature Lovers

Rediscover your connection with nature during these snowshoe hikes, brimming with tranquil settings and numerous awe-inspiring moments.

East 224 Connector and McLeod Creek Trails: This flat, wide trail connects Park City to the Kimball Junction area. It’s perfect for beginners who are looking for a manageable path. With all of its scenic opportunities between Park City and Kimball Junction, it’s also ideal for anyone wanting glimpses of Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter and McLeod Creek.

PC Hill: The PC Hill trail, perfect for a challenging snowshoe trek, offers numerous photo opportunities along the way. It’s just a little over a mile, so you can get a picturesque hike in before dinner at some of Park City’s hotspots like Café Terigo and Twisted Fern.

Round Valley: Round Valley is the “choose your own adventure” of snowshoeing. Multiple trails weave throughout the preserved open space. It’s almost impossible not to spend the entire day hiking through the snow, so make sure to start the day with a healthy breakfast from Harvest.

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Vacation Rentals With Beautiful Views

Enhance your scenic opportunities with properties that promise exceptional sights:

  • Lowell 301: Three Bedroom Ski-In/Ski-Out at Park City Mountain
    Located in the heart of Park City Mountain Village, ideal for families or friends. Ski-in/ski-out in winter and it’s just steps from the free town shuttle for easy access to all Park City offers.
    3 Beds | 3 Baths | 6 Guests

  • Town Pointe C106: Cozy Hotel Suite One Block From Main Street and Town Lift
    Enjoy Main Street cityscapes and alpine scenes from your cozy Town Pointe suite. This vacation rental is perfect for a couple looking to explore all Park City has to offer.
    Hotel | 1 Bath | 3 Guests

  • Thistle Home: A Dreamy, Luxury, Deer Valley Home With Views of Bald Mountain
    From every room, this lavish 6,700-square-foot retreat presents stunning vistas of Deer Valley and the majestic Bald Mountain peak.
    5 Beds | 6  Baths | 13 Guests

Three people snowshoe up a mountain in Park City, Utah.

3) Serious Hikes for Ambitious Adventurists

Get your workout while traversing some of the most breathtaking areas in and around Park City.

Rob’s Trail: Rob's trailhead is conveniently located right off a city road, making it easily accessible. It's an out-and-back snowshoe trail with some challenging terrain. You’ll love its stunning valley views and the beautiful overlook of Canyons Village. Before heading out on this hardcore adventure, get top-of-the-line equipment from Jans

Snowshoeing in the Uinta Mountains: Explore the pristine Uinta Mountains with All Season Adventures’ snowshoe guides, revealing secluded spots you'd never discover solo. Their trained guides will take you on off-trail adventures. High elevation and Utah's sunny days ensure a majestic dining experience. Your guide will also make a pit stop at the Samak Smoke House for some delicious snacks during your return journey!

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Park City Vacation Rentals for Snowshoeing Adventures

Stay at premiere properties that help maximize your time outdoors and let you relax after a strenuous day with a dip in a hot tub.

  • Lowell 103: Ski-In/Ski-Out at Park City Mountain Village
    This opulent condo offers a Park City Mountain location for all your daytime winter activities and access to a private hot tub to soothe tired muscles.
    2 Beds | 2 Baths |6 Guests

  • Stone Hollow: Luxury Townhome in Canyons Village With Private Hot Tub
    Delight in this rental’s central location. You’ll have immediate access to Canyons Village for mountain-time fun! Warm up by the fireplace or soak in the hot tub to round out your day.
    3 Beds | 4 Baths |8 Guests

  • Aspen Hollow: Lodge-Style Home in Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Area
    Timber beams and expansive windows create a relaxing Alpine vibe. The Deer Valley Resort location puts guests in the heart of the mountain, and the private hot tub provides a great way to relax after an exhilarating day on the slopes.
    5 Beds | 4.5 Baths |10 Guests

Where to Stay in Park City This Winter

On the hunt for more fantastic vacation lodging options? Park City Lodging has the perfect accommodation for your needs. Take a tour of all our exceptional properties and contact us to book your reservation.

Allow our concierge team to help coordinate your ideal itinerary! When you book with Park City Lodging, you get access to our knowledgeable team and all their expert recommendations.

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Published by Park City Lodging
Tuesday, November 30, 2021