With raging rivers, meandering creeks and several reservoirs in our neighborhood, there are many ways to cool off and enjoy family friendly water activities. The Provo River, Jordanelle Reservoir and Deer Creek Reservoir are all within a short drive. Explore amazing fly fishing with an experienced guide. Take a SUP (stand up paddle board) lesson, go rafting or tubing, or rent a jet ski or waterski boat on the Jordanelle Reservoir.
For most activities, Park City Lodging, Inc.’s concierge can book your reservation adding a huge benefit to customers and owners.
SUPing & Kayaking
Just 15 minutes from Park City, the Jordanelle Reservoir hosts 5.158 square miles of water, surrounded by gorgeous mountain views. Enjoy a SUP (stand up paddleboard) or kayak, both fun ways to engage in some exercise and bask in the sun. A SUP provides a full body workout which has led to its popularity as a cross-training activity. Kayaking is another fun way to enjoy the water, benefiting from both exercise and fresh air. You need minimal gear and can paddle through both calm and choppy waters. You can rent equipment at the Jordanelle Marina.
Uinta Kiting offers kiteboarding lessons on the Deer Creek Reservoir in the beautiful Heber Valley, just a short, scenic ride from Park City. They are Utah’s only Kiteboarding School permitted to teach in the state park. Anyone else is operating illegally. Safety, fun and learning are their top priorities. They use only the safest equipment in the sport and offer private lessons to allow you to progress at your own pace. Their goal is to make you an independent Kite Boarder. After the expert coaching you will receive, you will be able to kiteboard almost anywhere in the world!
PC: Uintah Kiting
Jet Ski & Ski Boat
All kinds of toys can be rented at the Jordanelle Reservoir, including jet skis, water skis, tubes, pontoon boats, ski boats and fishing boats. Whether you prefer a calm, leisurely tour of the lake or want to feel the rush of exhilaration on a tube ride, you can satisfy every member of your party at the Jordanelle Marina.
PC: Jordanelle Marina
Whitewater Rafting & Tubing
Enjoy a gentle cruise down one of our nearby rivers. Destination Sports offers tubing adventures on the Weber River, with transportation and optional lunch. High Country Rafting offers tubing and kayak adventures on the Provo River, including the popular Raft ‘n Rails excursion which includes a train ride and tubing combination. Or, combine your water adventure with some ATV touring!
The Weber River is close to Park City and offers an excellent adventure for families and large groups on class 2 and 3 rapids. The Bear River offers a scenic trip through the north slope of the Uinta Mountains. For a longer excursion, the Green and Yampa rivers, in southern Utah, offer incredible scenery and exciting rapids over the course of several days. These whitewater rafting guides offer numerous options sure to suit your needs: Destination Sports, All Seasons Adventures and High Country Rafting.
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