Skiing & Snowboarding
At Ameyalli, you’ll find quick and easy access to world-class skiing in Park City and Sundance. Ameyalli is situated nearly halfway between Utah’s premier ski areas of Deer Valley and the new Mayflower Resort in Park City (7 miles away), Park City Mountain Resort (15 miles away) and Robert Redford’s iconic Sundance Ski Resort (18 miles away).
With a capped number of skiers each day, you’re sure to find the perfect line and discover why Deer Valley Resort is consistently rated the #1 ski resort by the readers of Ski Magazine.
Mayflower Mountain Resort will be North America’s newest world-class alpine village resort since 2004 and have the most sophisticated snowmaking system! The entire development—ski runs, retail, lodging, employee housing, and parking—is being built from scratch over the course of the next 20 years!
Park City Mountain Resort is the largest lift-served ski resort in the United States with 7,300 acres of skiable terrain and caters to skiers and snowboarders who can appreciate how well their diverse terrain holds and protects an average annual 335 inch bounty of snow.
Soldier Hollow emerged from obscurity in the winter of 2002 as the immensely popular site of the Olympic cross country and biathlon events. Soldier Hollow also hosted the cross country skiing portions of Nordic Combined, and in March of 2002, held the cross country skiing and biathlon events for the Paralympics.
The Heber Valley stands out as the brightest gem for mountain golf with 90 holes of public play, the host site for the nation’s longest running golf tournament, and the only golf courses at an Olympic venue. It’s time to tee up and elevate your game at this mountain golf destination! At an elevation of 6,000 feet, golfers enjoy cooler temperatures during the summer months, and spectacular fall colors in the autumn.
A part of gorgeous Wasatch Mountain State Park and located at the site of an Olympic venue from the 2002 Winter Games, Soldier Hollow Golf Course offers a championship, 36-hole complex built on the mountainside offer challenging play for golfers of all abilities and offering stunning views of the Heber Valley below. The Gold Course is a mountain or foothills course with significant elevation change throughout the course. While flatter in elevation than the Gold, the Silver is a open, parkland style design and offers views of Mount Timpanogos that are stunning.
The well-known Mountain and Lake courses at Wasatch Mountain State Park are consistently ranked among the most popular, affordable, and scenic in Utah. If you love nature and enjoy playing golf in a natural setting with fairways bordered by trees rather than houses, Wasatch Mountain is a perfect setting.
Formerly named Crater Springs Golf Course, Homestead Golf Club winds past red barns and meadows, up and down hills and across streams and babbling brooks.
The Provo River is a premier blue-ribbon fishery that offers an exceptional and highly rewarding fly-fishing experience. The blue-ribbon tailwaters are teeming with brown trout, rainbow trout, large cutthroat, and a thriving population of mountain white fish with multiple access points and stretches for both beginners and expert anglers.
The Provo River flows 71-miles from the Uinta Mountains to Utah Lake and is a world-class blue-ribbon fishing destination. The Upper section flows from Uinta Mountains to Jordanelle Reservoir and is mostly free-flowing, the Middle Section flows 10 miles through the beautiful Heber Valley between the Jordanelle and Deer Creek Reservoirs and the lower section flows 17 miles from Deer Creek to Utah Lake.
Strawberry Reservoir is 25 miles from Midway and is one of Utah’s largest reservoirs. It is known for producing large Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout and is one of the best Kokanee Salmon fisheries in Utah! The Rainbow trout can be easily caught from shore which makes Strawberry a great place to take the family to fish.
Water Sports & Recreation
The Wasatch Back is a recreational paradise, offering thousands of miles of trails, lakes, rivers, and some of the finest camping and recreational facilities in North America. There are also upwards of 1,000 natural alpine lakes sitting beneath the snow-capped peaks of the Uintas. Enjoy the refreshing white waters of the Weber River and Provo River by going rafting, kayaking, or tubing.
There are as many state parks in the Wasatch Back centered around watersports as you can count on one hand: Deer Creek, Jordanelle, Rockport, Echo and Strawberry Reservoirs. The Jordanelle Reservoir has a full-service marina offering boat rentals for an exciting day of water sports or a relaxing cruise out on the lake. The marina also offers jet skis, flydives, kayaks and stand up paddle boards. Deer Creek Reservoir is a popular recreation spot because of its close proximity, but also because it is scenic and offers excellent conditions for boating, windsurfing, fishing/ice fishing and other water sports.
The mountains and hillsides surrounding Heber Valley contain a multitude of trails for hiking, biking, UTV riding, and more.
Heber Valley has a multitude of hiking trails that weave through forests and meadows through the foothills and mountainsides of this stunning area. Many hiking trails lead to breathtaking vistas and all go through beautiful areas to explore.
For those ready to hit the bike trails and explore some single-track, the Greater Park City area is KING… with over 450 miles of non-motorized trails, there is something for every ability. The Heber Valley boasts a world-class trail system featuring hundreds of miles of pristine off-highway vehicle routes as well.
With its numerous trail systems, zip lining over the world’s longest 2-mile continuous course, riding the historic Heber Valley Railroad, or rafting and tubing the lower Provo River below the dam– there truly is something for everyone to do in our valley.
Spectacular mountains and scenic open space make the Heber Valley a winter adventure paradise!
Soldier Hollow Nordic Center, the venue from the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, offers cross-country skiing groomed trails for visitors and still hosts athletes from around the world with annual competitions and championship events. While you’re at Soldier Hollow, you won’t want to miss tubing down Utah’s longest snowy lanes! At over 1,200 feet long, the snow tubing hill is a perfect daytime or nighttime activity.
The award-winning Ice Castles frozen attraction is built nearby using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists and engineers. You can even take a horse-drawn sleigh to visit the castles.
The Midway Ice Rink continues to stake it’s claim as the quintessential winter experience. Over the years, it has become an enduring part of Midway’s culture and is a tradition that everyone can enjoy.
Wasatch Mountain State Park offers stunning scenery and cross country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing in the winter.