The Canyons, located not far from Park City, was opened in 1968, and continues to attract vast numbers to its expansive, snow shrouded landscape. Always improving on what is already amazing, there is no doubt that a vacation at The Canyons is an unforgettable experience.
Just how big is The Canyons? 3,500 acres! With that much wide open space, there’s more than enough elbow room. The Canyons receives some 355 inches of snow per year. With its 3,190 feet vertical and stunning ski conditions, The Canyons is every skier’s dream no matter what your ability level. Although mostly suited to more experienced skiers and riders, there is still a lot of room for those who are just starting out. The impressive terrain of The Canyons has the following ratings: 14% beginner, 44% intermediate and 42% advanced, and with diverse landscape features, the excitement never ends. Accessing this winter wonderland presents no difficulty, with its 16 lifts, 2 of which are gondolas. In no time at all you’ll be standing on the snowy mountainside looking down at the run you’re about to take. The Canyons keeps the young-at-heart further entertained with a fantastic terrain park. Test your abilities on a host of park features such as rails, boxes and hits. But the park isn’t only for the experts, there are some great features to challenge those who are still working on their skills. The Canyons’ professional ski instructors are available to assist those who are new to the world of snow sport. So hit The Canyons’ slopes this season!
The Canyons also ensures that all the needs of its patrons are taken care of with numerous services and facilities. Some of these amenities are child care, equipment rental, a ski store and more. When you’ve built up an appetite, The Canyon offers you a selection of dining experiences including First Tracks, Doc’s at the Gondola, Dreamscape Grill, Lookout Cabin, Smokie’s Smoke House and more. Accommodation is available at Grand Summit Hotel as well as Sundial lodge. Each has its own special atmosphere and excellent facilities. Alternatively, lodging can be found at nearby Park City.
As the ski season draws to a close and summer enters the scene, The Canyons doesn’t slow down. An abundance of summer activities keeps visitors busy at this beautiful resort. Why not try out these fun activities: hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, disc golf, hot air ballooning and gondola rides.
Whether you are looking for a romantic get away, an adventure with your friends or a family excursion, The Canyons is the ideal year-round escape. Winter is never drab with the fun and excitement of The Canyons.