Park City and the Southern Wasatch: Places to Explore


  • Big Cottonwood Canyon

    The history of mining and skiing in Utah often go hand in hand, and that's certainly true of Big Cottonwood Canyon, with its adjacent ski resorts of Brighton and Solitude. In the mid-1800s, 2,500 miners...

  • Heber Valley

    Bounded by the Wasatch Mountains on the west and the rolling foothills of the Uinta Mountains on the east, the Heber Valley, including the towns of Heber, Midway, and Charleston, is well supplied...

  • Lehi

    One of the first towns settled in the Utah Valley, Lehi is home to Thanksgiving Point, a great place for the whole family to unwind, as well as several historical museums and restored buildings.

  • Little Cottonwood Canyon

    Skiers have been singing the praises of Little Cottonwood Canyon since 1938, when the Alta Lifts Company pieced together a ski lift using parts from an old mine tram to become the Alta Ski Resort, the...

  • Park City

    The best-known areas of the Wasatch Mountains lie east of Salt Lake City. Up and over Parley's Canyon via I–80 you'll find the sophisticated mountain town of Park City, with its three ski...

  • Provo

    With Mount Timpanogos to the east and Utah Lake to the west, Provo and the adjacent city of Orem make up one of the prettiest communities in the West. With a combined population of 200,000, this...

  • Sundance Resort


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