The Canyons is ideally situated between Kimball Junction where you'll find restaurants and stores to meet all your needs and historic downtown Park City.
Once a successful silver mining town during the mid-19th century, the Park City commercial district was totally destroyed in the 'Great Fire' of 1898. The town was completely rebuilt by the early 1920s, retaining its look as a picturesque mining town. Today, Park City's Historic Main Street is home to quaint shops, fine dining establishments, art galleries, bars and live music venues. Additional storefronts showcase Park City's eclectic nature holding everything from hardware to sportswear, handcrafted furniture to designer boutiques.
The largest single ski resort in Utah, The Canyons features 146 uniquely challenging ski runs and boasts an average annual snowfall of 355 inches. Beginner, intermediate and expert ski slopes are available. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, activities include snowshoe tours, snowmobiling and horse-drawn sleigh rides. There's plenty to do here in the summer as well, such as guided horseback tours, hiking, fly fishing, kayaking, mountain biking and scenic gondola rides. The Canyons Resort Village is home to specialty shops and restaurants.
Things to Do in Park City Utah
When you're not being entertained by ski and snowboard slopes, there's a ton of other stuff to entertain you. Although Park City is famous for its skiing and riding, it's far from the total picture. Three distinct Park City resorts, the Utah Olympic Park and Historic Main Street district offer an astonishing array of activities for all ages. There are also more winter activities than you could imagine. And for anyone looking for a different kind of recreation, there are historic tours and museums, too. At any given time during your stay you can experience major sporting events, screen an independent film at the Sundance Film Festival, catch a play or take a gallery stroll on Historic Main Street.
Winter Activity Possibilities in Park City
Park City has ski trails for every skill level. But it also has many less expected diversions. You can experience a whole range of winter activities from winter fly-fishing trips, hot-air ballooning to snowmobiling to sleigh rides, and snow tubing.
2002 Winter Olympics
In Park City, the Olympic dream is far more than a memory. Utah Olympic Park is a lot more than just a living, breathing monument to the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. you can attend a fantasy camp for bobsled skeleton, luge, slopestyle and Nordic events, including experiencing five G's of force on The Comet winter bobsled ride. Admission to the park is free.
Even More Winter Activities in Park City
Need a few more ideas? The Park City Mountain Resort Alpine Coaster is an exciting, elevated track that takes you through more than a kilometer of scenic curves, bends, twists and loops. On a slower pace, enjoy Park City's alpine beauty while exploring some of North America's finest cross-country skiing tracks. Or, for those that would like a little more adventure, get to the freshest powder in comfort and style while heli or snow cat skiing. As you can see, there is no shortage of things to do in Park City.