Park City Mountain Trails
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Park City’s world class ski resorts continue to run their lifts throughout the summer with a fast-growing sport in mind – mountain biking. With 400+ miles of Gold Level trails weaving through Park City’s high-elevation mountains, access to the lifts is the key to making sure you get the most out of your time on the saddle. Check out what each unique resort is offering, and make sure that you leave enough time to experience it all.
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Rail Trail – Park City, UT
The Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park is a 28-mile, high-elevation trail that follows Interstate 80, from the charming streets of Park City through the smaller communities of Wanship and Coalville to Echo Reservoir. From a starting elevation of approximately 6,800 feet in Park City, you can cruise down the gentle 2% grade along Silver Creek for 14 miles through a narrow volcanic canyon. As the scenery transitions to wetlands and farms near Wanship and Silver Creek Canyon, a menagerie of wildlife—including fox, bald eagles, herons, moose, deer and beaver—often appears near the trail. The trail surface is primarily gravel, except for 3 miles from Park City north and a 0.5-mile section in Wanship. These asphalt sections are suitable for wheelchairs and in-line skaters.
After passing through the outskirts of Coalville, visitors will emerge at the bottom of Echo Reservoir, a Summit County water source and hotspot for recreational boating and fishing. Not only does the Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park showcase the environmental diversity of this area, it helps celebrate the region’s rich history.
The rail-trail follows the route of a historical railroad line that transported coal and silver ore during the region’s mining heyday in the 1860s. To help commemorate this heritage, Summit County’s Restaurant Tax Grant Committee provided the Mountain Trails Foundation with funds to place 16 plaques along the trail. These markers highlight the early Mormon settlers and ill-fated Donner family wagon train, the trail’s intersection with the once-influential Lincoln Highway and the excavation site of Ice Age mammoths, among other historical sites and events.
The pathway may be relatively new, yet recreation has been the name of the game in Park City for decades, and the Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail serves as a connector to several hundred miles of technical mountain bike trails, single-track paths requiring more skill that zigzag throughout the area.
The Canyons – Bike Park
Within the boundaries of Canyons Village there are more than 20 miles of XC trails, an expansive lift-served bike park, and the Red Pine Gondola that drops bikers at 8,000 feet. Canyons Village offers quick and easy lift access to some of Park City’s most recognized trails. With the ten minute gondola ride, the famous Mid Mountain Trail is accessible to the full range of riders. As an IMBA-recognized Epic Ride, the Mid Mountain Trail is on a prestigious list of internationally notable “bucket list” rides.
Canyons Village completed their bike park in the summer of 2012. With four different skill-level trails, and loads of features and jumps, the park is designed for riders of all ability levels. From the top of the gondola, the High Meadows lift runs throughout the day and drops riders at the entrance of the park. Lift laps are fast, easy, and available to riders of all levels.
Park City Mountain Resort
With two lifts that run throughout the summer, Park City Mountain is a staple of convenient lift access to the mountain bike trail network. By taking Crescent Lift from the base of the resort, or Town Lift from the base of Main Street, you’ll find yourself centrally located amongst some of Park City’s most recognized signature trails. The high-speed 4 seat Crescent Lift, and 3 seat Town Lift all unload mountain bikers at access points for the IMBA recognized “Epic Ride” on the Mid-Mountain Trail.
Park City Base Area features an adventure zone, zip lines, Alpine Coaster, Legacy Launcher, Little Miners Park, climbing wall, and mini-golf. With dining and lodging options right at the base, Park City Mountain is a great family-friendly option that provides world-class mountain biking access.
Deer Valley was the first resort in Park City to put a concerted effort in to the development and maintenance of mountain bike trails. Deer Valley continues to be the center of convenient, well-planned lift access to the trail network. The traditional “start” of the IMBA Epic Mid-Mountain Trail is near the base of Deer Valley’s Sterling Lift and next to their Silver Lake Lodge.
With hiking trails, XC trails, and technical downhill trails, Deer Valley is the original web of diverse single track in Park City. Three lifts, two free bus access points over 8,100 feet of elevation, and the world class customer service that is the hallmark of one of North America’s top ski resorts, make Deer Valley an incredibly versatile starting point for a mountain bike vacation.
Pedego Electric Bikes
Pedego Electric Bikes is located in the Park City Plaza on the corner of Bonanza Drive and Prospector (2 doors down from Sammy’s). We have easy access to The Rail Trail and the many bike trails that meander through Park City. Ride up Main Street, it’s a breeze to get to the top. Do you want to visit Deer Valley, have lunch, enjoy a concert? No problem getting up the hills with our electric bike’s pedal assist, and you can avoid all of the parking issues. Cruise through town on one of the beautiful Park City trails to Kimball Junction, where you can eat lunch, shop and relax. Pack a lunch, or pick one up from one of the many top rated restaurants in town, and get out on the trails! It’s a wonderful way to see what Park City has to offer, and to see the beauty of our town.
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