10 Winter Activities That Don’t Involve Ski Rentals

There is more to Park City in the winter than just skiing and snowboarding. Park City offers a wide variety of winter activities that will make your vacation truly memorable. Here are our top 10:

Utah Olympic Park

1. A trip to Park City isn’t complete without a visit to the Utah Olympic Park. Learn about Olympic history at the Alf Engen Ski Museum. Then test your bobsledding skills on the 2002 Olympic Winter Games sliding track. Visit their website for a full list of activities.

Tubing at Gorgoza Park

2. Catch a lift up and tube back down on one of seven different tubing lanes at Gorgoza Park. The park is perfect for the entire family to enjoy with their beginner and advanced lanes.

Dog Sledding

3. For a truly unique experience that offers incredible views of the mountains surrounding Park City enjoy a day of dog sledding. Let a team of dogs and experienced mushers guide you and the family through breathtaking scenery for an unforgettable experience.

Snowmobiling

4. For more of an action-packed activity, explore the mountain slopes and test your skills at snowmobiling. Ride through the beautiful backcountry and soak up mountain views only accessible by snowmobile.

Snow Biking

5. Explore Park City’s trail system on a snow bike! These bikes come equipped with over-sized tires, which allow you to glide on top of the snow-packed trails. This is a great activity for those wishing to explore trails otherwise not accessible by bike during the winter months. View bike rental options from several different outdoor outfitters.

Zip Lining

6. Take your vacation to new heights by zip lining over snow covered canyons and trees. Several resorts and independent companies in Park City offer a wide variety of zip line options making it easy to find the right one for you!

Sleigh Rides

7. Snuggle up under a cozy blanket amongst the cool crisp winter air and enjoy a relaxing ride on a horse-drawn sleigh. Whether you are a family looking for a relaxing activity or a couple looking for a romantic evening, sleigh rides are the perfect winter activity.

Snowshoeing

8. Strap on some snow shoes and head out to the numerous trailheads most within 10 minutes from Park City. Snowshoeing is a great way to slow down and enjoy the pristine beauty of the surrounding mountains. Rentals available at many outdoor outfitters.

Historic Main Street

9. Take a stroll through historic main street and enjoy numerous art galleries, shops and restaurants, perfect during the day or a night out. Visit the city’s website for a full list of upcoming events.

Hot Springs Cave

10. End your Park City vacation with a dip in a geothermal hot spring at the Homestead Crater. Hidden beneath the surface of a 55-ft. tall cone-shaped limestone rock lies a geothermal spring where swimmers, divers and admirers come from all over to enjoy year-round. 

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