Summer Trails

Mountain Trails in the Summer

As the snow recedes from the mountains and valleys surrounding Park City, a natural playground of over 350 miles of trail begins to emerge. The summer trail season typically begins in May and runs through October. With trails ranging in elevation from roughly 7000’ to 10000’, trail users should be prepared for all types of weather & trail conditions throughout the season. This trail system offers non-motorized recreational opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrian users of all ability levels. It also provides a spectacular venue for nationally recognized events such as the Mid-Mountain Marathon and the Park City Point To Point mountain bike race. In 2008, International Mountain Biking Association held their World Summit in Park City and recognized both the Mid-Mountain and Flying Dog trails as IMBA epics. Size, variety and accessibility make the Summit County trail system one of the best in the country.

2013 Summer Maps  > (Available July 4th) Printed copies of the Park City trail map are available at the Chamber Visitor’s Center, Museum on Main Street, White Pine Touring, JANS Mountain Outfitters, Cole Sport, ZB Sports, Pearl Izumi, Silver Star & Ski, Sports Authority, Dolly’s Bookstore and a variety of other locations. Individuals are welcome to pick up a copy at any of those locations for a $5 Donation.

Round Valley (PDF Map Download)

Just northeast of Old Town lies nearly 700 acres of preserved open space known as Round Valley. This sage and scrub oak covered, high desert terrain serves up over 30 miles of trail, including soft-surface double track and single track, for all ability levels. Hovering around the 7000’mark, Round Valley is usually the most reliable spot for early spring and late fall biking, hiking and trail running.

Glenwild/Flying Dog (PDF Map Download)

This area is located just to the north of Kimball Junction (boarders the east and north sides of I-80) and has a few different access points.  Great early and late season trails exist here, with many different options.  The Basin Recreation District maintains this wonderful trail system. 

Mid-Mountain Trail Corridor  (PDF Map Download)

The trail by which all others are judged.  The Mid-Mountain Trail is premier trail in the area, it works from Deer Valley Resort, to Park City Mountain Resort and then finishes at Canyons Resort.  All the while it stays around 8,000 feet elevation.  As you will see on this map, many loop options that include the Mid-Mountain trail are possible.

Summit Park Area  (PDF Map Download)

This is a wonderful are for trails, the primary being the “Downhill Only” Road to Arcylon.  The upper trails, Road to WOS and Short Stack,  make for some great hikes, high up in the trees.

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