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Park City Top 10 Hiking Trails


Park City Hiking Trails
Park City is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains and is a short drive away from the Uinta mountains with endless Park City hiking trails.  Whether you’re looking… Read more

Park City Hiking Trails

Park City is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains and is a short drive away from the Uinta mountains with endless Park City hiking trails.  Whether you’re looking to hike right from downtown Park City or take the scenic drive to the Uinta mountains, there are great options for any skill level. There are also plenty of family- and dog-friendly trails as well.

Park City hiking trails are open to hiking and trail running, mountain biking and equestrian trail users. Ranging in altitude from 6,500’ to nearly 10,000’, the trail system spans the whole environmental scale and every ability. Best of all, you’ll find hundreds of miles of trails are very well organized by the Mountain Trails Foundation. The Park City area offers hiking trails of all types, giving you the opportunity to experience the high country’s breathtaking beauty during a casual stroll or a tough uphill climb. Catch the wildflowers in full bloom from mid-July to mid-August.

Looking for a family friendly hike or an all day hiking adventure?  With over 400 miles of trails, here’s just a list of our Top 10 favorite hikes in Park City.

Top 10 Park City Hiking Trails

  1. Canyons Village.  (Stay tuned for summer opening information) Right in our own backyard, Canyons Villages offers a trails for hikers of all ages and abilities.  Hop on the Red Pine gondola, head out on the 1.6-mile Tombstone trail, and hike from the Red Pine Lodge along a creek and through a pine and fir forest till you’ve reached Tombstone Peak. From there, take the Fantasy Ridge trail for another mile to the top of Peak 9350.  Park City’s abundant selection of trails offer access to the mountain for all skill levels. Take a scenic ride on our scenic chairlifts or gondola to access this beautiful area!
  2. McPolin Farm Trail. This is a family favorite Park City hiking trail! It offers easy parking just across the street from the historic McPolin Barn, about 1 mile outside Park City on Hwy 224. The path stretches for several miles, so you can go as far as you would like, while enjoying the mountain aspens, McLeod Creek, and meadows of grazing horse. You can also bring the pet, but be sure to bring your leash. This trail leads you to the Willow Creek and McLeod Creek Trails. This is also the perfect trail to experience by cruiser bike, mountain bike or an ebike.
  3. Willow Creek Trail & McLeod Creek Trail
 The Willow Creek Trail is the gateway to a variety of other hiking trails that parallel State Road 224. This is a great trail for hiking with dogs in Park City. Since this hiking trail offers little shade for dogs, consider connecting into the McLeod Creek Trail during the heat of the summer. This dog friendly Park City hiking trail meanders along a natural mountain stream and ends at a fenced area for dogs that give your pet a chance to spash in a pond and cool off.
  4. Jenni’s Trail. A moderate hike, this 5.1 mile one-way trail starts from the Park City Resort and ascends 1,300 feet to panoramic views from the top of Payday Lift. The trail is wide and smooth and it is easy to create a shorter, family-friendly hike that is about five miles by turning around at the Payday mid-station. If you’re looking for an easy, relaxed ride, ride the Payday Lift ($$) up to the top of the mountain and cruise down Jenni’s Trail to the bottom.
  5. Park City Mountain’s Spiro Trail. This is a challenging three-mile uphill hike on your way up to the Mid-Mountain bike trail, where the views of the basin and surrounding peaks make the trek well worth the effort. It’s a popular biking trail so be sure to watch out for bikes on the Park City’s hiking trail system includes nearly 400 miles of continuous, non-motorized recreational hiking, biking and running trails throughout Park City.
  6. Round Valley. A crown jewel among Park City’s open spaces, Round Valley is also a great place to introduce younger kids to hiking. Dogs are also allowed to roam off-leash throughout much of this area. Spring or fall is the best time to hike this trail system, which sits at around 6,500 feet above sea level, because midsummers can be hot
  7. Armstrong Trail. One of the more popular trails is the perfect go-to for hot summer days. Begin at the Silver Star lift and wind your way up through the tall aspens and picturesque evergreens. On your way to the top, you’ll pass a few ski runs and the base of the King Con lift before reaching a clearing with a phenomenal view of the town. This trail is ideal for hikers, as it’s limited to uphill bike traffic only. The best part of this trail, hands down, is that it starts and ends near the Silver Star Café, and there’s nothing better than celebrating a hike with a well-deserved post-hike beer and a delicious meal.
  8. Robs Trail. Starting at Bear Hollow Drive, this popular trail winds up the south side of the Utah Olympic Park. The wide smooth trail gradually works it’s way up through aspens and pines giving you glimpses of the surrounding resorts along the way. Plan an out-and-back or continue on to meet up with the Mid-Mountain Trail or Ambush Trail.
  9. Union Pacific Rail Trail. Completely non-motorized, this trail spans 28 miles from the neighborhoods of Park City to Echo Reservoir. Once a railroad used to transfer coal and silver, this trail is relatively flat and is the perfect place to get in your long bike ride, run, Nordic ski, or walk. Especially since along the way, you’ll find the iconic Union Pacific Bridge as well as expansive views of the Park City ridgeline. And, just like the mid-mountain trail, you don’t have to do the complete 28 miles to experience this trail. There are several access points throughout town where you can plan shorter out and back hikes.
  10. Guardsman Pass. Dog Lake, Lake Mary, Twin Lakes Reservoir Loop are located at Brighton Resort, but can be accessed via Guardsman Pass. When there’s no snow on the slopes, the lakes come out to play. This hike takes you up the ski runs of Brighton Resort, through fields of wildflowers, and past three crystal blue lakes. You can choose between wandering around the lakes or summiting the nearby peaks to look out over the Wasatch ridgeline.

Of course these are just 10 of our favorite hikes, but with 400 miles of trails around Park City, there’s sure to be a trail to meet every need. Leashed dogs are allowed on most Park City trails. If you choose to bring your four-legged friend, please be sure to pick up after her. And remember, if you see a dog wearing a yellow bandana or ribbon, that means the animal needs space. For trail maps, visit mountaintrails.org or pick up printed maps at local sporting goods stores, visitor centers, and other locations throughout town.

Happy Trails

 

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No Federal agency has judged the merits or value, if any, of this property. This is neither an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of offers to buy, any property in those states where such offers or solicitations cannot be made. The complete offering terms for New York residents are in a CPS-12 application available from seller. File No. CP16-0106. WARNING: THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE HAS NOT INSPECTED, EXAMINED, OR QUALIFIED THIS OFFERING. Illustrations are artist’s conceptual renderings only and are subject to change without notice. Amenities described herein are anticipated but not guaranteed and may not be completed by seller. Neither seller nor seller’s agents assume responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained herein. Buyers should review the purchase agreement, public offering statement, and other offering materials provided by the seller prior to signing any contract to purchase a unit. Viridian Partners, LLC. Unauthorized use of the images, artist renderings, plans or other depictions of the project or units is strictly prohibited.

The information contained herein is furnished by the owner to the best of their knowledge, but is subject to verification by the buyer. Seller’s agent assumes no responsibility for accuracy. The sale offering is made subject to errors, omissions, changes of price to sale or withdrawn without notice. Elevations and floor plans are shown accurately at time of rendering. This information is subject to change without notice. Buyer is responsible to verify the accuracy of all information to the buyers own satisfaction.

© 2019 BHH Affiliates, LLC. An independently owned and operated franchisee of BHH Affiliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of HomeServices of America, Inc.® Equal Housing Opportunity. Information not verified or guaranteed. If your home is currently listed with a Broker, this is not intended as a solicitation.

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