While we all know how exciting and exhilarating shushing down the slopes in Park City can be, there are so many other things to do off the slopes. A while back we covered some great non-skiing activities. Here are five more “off the beaten path” activities to do in Park City
This park is the site of the 2002 Winter Games, hosting such events as ski jumping, luge, and bobsled. Visit this exciting venue and learn about the history of Park City skiing and the Olympic Legacy at the museums. Take a thrilling bobsled ride, right on the same course that saw Olympic athletes. There are even activities such as a zipline and a ropes course that can make an exciting day.
Horseback Riding/Sleigh Ride
Depending upon the time of year, you can take a horseback ride or a sleigh ride through some gorgeous scenery.
Tubing at Gorgoza Park
Gorgoza Park is the site of some exciting tubing and other great activities. You’ll be taken to the top of the “tubing hill” by a rope tow and then you’ll be sliding down the slopes atop specially designed tubes. There are even special activities for the younger crowd such as mini-snowmobiles and Fort Frosty.
Heber Valley Railroad
Just a short drive away is the historic Heber Valley Railroad, also known as the “Heber Creeper.” This is a fun, family oriented adventure that is a wonderful way to get to know the gorgeous Heber Valley. The Railroad also offers special events and dinner rides.
Park City Gun Club
Experience the thrilling rush of aiming a weapon and hitting that bullseye. The Park City Gun Club is a luxury facility just a few minutes north of Park City. You’ll find 12 shooting lanes, simulation rooms, and more. The Gun Club also offers several different guns for rent.
Extra Excitement: Dog Sledding
Take an afternoon and get behind some friendly, furry canines for a thrilling sled ride. There are several different companies that offer dog sledding, and you’ll find it a great way to get to know this exciting sport, as well as getting to spend some time with the sled dogs.