Hiking & Mountain Biking in Park City
In 2011, Park City was awarded the first-ever Gold Ride Center® designation by the International Mountain Biking Association. Long known as a world-class ski resort, what makes Park City worthy of this coveted distinction as the world's highest rated mountain biking destination?
While the area's stunning natural beauty and sheer number of trails were significant factors, IMBA Regional Director Ryan Schulz credits the master-planning of Park City's trail system for the honor. With more than 400 miles of mountain biking trails available to the public, forethought and strategy were essential to developing a cohesive trail system. The result is a model riding area with signage, trail connections, and options for riders of any skill level and every riding style.
Lift-served single- and double-track mountain biking trails are found at all three resorts—Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort and Canyons Resort. The Canyons Bike Park has two Skills Parks and four skill-level trails, including Utah's only lift-serviced flow riding park.
Both hikers and bikers are welcome on any section of Park City's public trails in summer. Detailed trail maps are available at the ticket windows and around town for a $5 donation to the Mountain Trails Foundation, Park City's non-profit trail advocate group.