Park City, Utah is a fan-favorite destination in the winter when the slopes beckon and the fresh powder falls. Popular for its collection of ski resorts that are suited to the outdoor enthusiast looking for downhill fun, Park City has a reputation built on cold-weather adventure. However, before the crowds come calling in the winter, fall is a fantastic time of year to explore and enjoy this scenic destination. With a crisp hint of changing temperatures and the trees on display in blooming colors of change, Park city promises to be a place where fall adventures are waiting around every corner. When you’re excited to make your way this direction for some Autumn inspiration, here are a few activities that will take your getaway to Park City to the next level of unforgettable excellence!
Plan a Fall Foliage Hike During Your Getaway to Park City
The mountains, hills, and dynamic terrain that make up Park City and the surrounding landscape can be counted on to put a colorful display on each and every year when the fall season rolls around. The highlight of an autumn escape anywhere is often the chance to enjoy a fall foliage hike and a trip to Park City is no exception to the rule. When you’re in town as the seasons transition out of summer, be sure to set your sights on a fall foliage hike to Bloods Lake. This 2.8-mile roundtrip trek enjoys an elevation gain of 465 feet and is considered moderately difficult with smooth routes that include touches of steep terrain throughout. Hikers will find the surroundings scenic and tranquil with towering trees providing the colorful and eye-catching hues you’ve been waiting to enjoy. The alpine lake at the summit is definitely a highlight as well and if you’re planning to hike this route, be sure to bring your camera with you.
Bike Your Way to Fun on Mid Mountain Trail
Cooler Park City temperatures mean that those with a passion for mountain biking might just find the fall season ideal for getting out and trying new routes with ease. The Mid Mountain Trail is a particular fan-favorite in this area and highlights the best of the Wasatch front range in scenic style. Lined with pine trees and aspens, the Mid Mountain Trail is known for its challenging ridge-top riding and its single-track design complete with plenty of rises and thrilling descents. Mid Mountain Trail can be easily accessed from Park City Mountain Resort as it links up seamlessly with Spiro Trail. Beautiful views and an incredible challenge are yours for the savoring when you put your mountain biking skills to the test on this route.
Stroll Along Main Street
Sometimes, it’s just the simple things in Park City that bring this destination to life for visitors and no more so than in the gentle and inviting fall season. When you’re hoping to spend some time savoring sights, flavors, and capturing the essence of your getaway, plan to take some quiet time to simply stroll down historic Park City Main Street. This charming locale is loved for its welcoming atmosphere and Sundays are often set aside as pedestrian-friendly evenings where you can stroll, shop, and dine without the hassle of surrounding vehicles. Check out the boutique shops, people watch or simply take in the view and indulge that feeling of gratitude.
Canoe or Kayak on Jordanelle Reservoir
Fall in Park City brings with it the added benefit of not being too late in the year to still enjoy time on the water. Whether you’re excited to paddle your way through a day, cast a line, or make the most of foliage admiring from a vantage point on the waves, time spent on the Jordanelle Reservoir is sure to please. Hop into your cozy canoe or kayak and make the most of time on the water surrounded by lush forest and gently rolling hills.
Book a Private Park City Ghost Tour
For the fall traveler to Park City looking to connect with the supernatural during a fall getaway, the team at Park City Ghost Tour can help. Located on Main Street, this company provides customized ghost tours throughout the year that focus on specific neighborhoods and come with a long lineup of intriguing stories and accounts. You can still keep far from the crowds by booking a private experience where it will just be you and your experienced guide learning more about the unseen world in Park City.
Enjoy the Getaway
No matter what time of year you set your sights on a Park City Adventure, the team at Park City Rental Properties is here to make sure your stay is complete. Contact us for more information regarding our properties and services and to begin planning your next exciting trip! We can’t wait to welcome you to Utah and to be a part of your unforgettable experience.