Photo courtesy of: Luna Lobos website
Park City, Utah is a known mecca for skiers. Located just about 30 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport, Park City is home to more than 7,300 skiable acres of land. Although skiing is what comes to mind when someone mentions Park City, there are still plenty of other things for non-skiers to do. Check them out!
1. Go Dog Sledding at Luna Lobos. Let an experienced dog sled team take you for a thrilling ride at the Rancho Luna Lobos. At Luna Lobos Dog Sledding you can meet the Iditarod and rescue dogs in their element. At this family operated kennel, you can take part in a variety of activities year-round…all of which don’t involve skiing.
2. Go Ice Skating at the Park City Ice Arena. Home to an Olympic-size ice sheet, you can take advantage of open skating and skating lessons at the Park City Ice Arena. Don’t worry if you’re a skating newbie. Anyone at any skill level can take part in public skating. The Arena also offers drop-in hockey sessions for adults.
3. Go Snowshoeing in Park City. Park City has hundreds of miles of trails that are perfect for snowshoeing. As with ice-skating, there is no required level of expertise. Snowshoeing is a great form of exercise for people of all skill levels. Whether you want to take a guided, peaceful walk through the woods or are looking for a more rigorous, aerobic walk, All Seasons Adventures provides a variety of snowshoeing tours. Anyone six years and older can take part. High-end equipment from Atlas Snow Shoe Company and Black Diamond are included in the tours as well as a pair of NEOS, CORDURA overshoes to keep your feet dry.
4. Take a Snowmobiling Adventure. If you want a snowmobiling adventure in Park City, Utah, head over to Thousand Peaks. With 60,000 acres, this is Utah’s largest mountain ranch. Choose from a two to four hour snowmobiling trip or even a private trip. It all depends how much of an adventure you are looking for in Park City. Be sure to call ahead and make a reservation so that there is space for you in the tour of your choice.
The next time you’re in Park City and you don’t want to hit the slopes, try one of these activities instead. There’s always fun to be had in Park City!