10 Easy Hikes in Park City

Experience the splendor of Park City on a family friendly trail under 6 miles.

Friends walk along a trail at Park City

Park City is renowned for its world-class skiing, but it also offers fantastic summer activities, including some of Utah's best hiking trails. Here are ten easy and family-friendly hikes within 40 miles of Park City Resort, perfect for your next summer adventure.

1. McLeod Creek Trail

Length: 3 miles

Description: This flat, paved trail starts near Park City Mountain Resort and extends to the Willow Creek Park area. It's ideal for families with strollers and young children, offering scenic views of McLeod Creek and surrounding wetlands.

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2. Willow Creek Trail

Length: 1.5 miles

Description: Located in Willow Creek Park, this trail features a gentle loop around the park's pond and recreational areas. It's perfect for a short, easy hike with kids, with plenty of spots for picnics and play.

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3. Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter Trails

Length: 2 miles

Description: These flat, well-maintained trails in Kimball Junction are great for families. The paths wind through wetlands, offering educational signage and opportunities to spot wildlife.

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4. Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail

Length: Up to 6 miles (choose your distance)

Description: This converted rail trail offers a flat, scenic hike starting in Park City and extending through beautiful landscapes. Families can choose the length of their hike, making it as short or long as desired.

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5. Armstrong Trail

Length: 3.8 miles

Description: Beginning near the Silver Star Cafe, this trail offers a gentle incline through shaded aspen and pine trees. It's well-maintained and provides beautiful overlooks of Park City.

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6. Rob’s Trail

Length: 2.4 miles

Description: Located near the Sun Peak neighborhood, this easy trail features a gentle incline and is well-shaded. It's great for families, offering beautiful forested areas and wildflowers.

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7. Round Valley Trail System

Length: Various loops, 1-5 miles

Description: This open space area offers multiple easy loops with gentle rolling hills and panoramic views. It's perfect for kids and beginners, with options to tailor the hike length to your family's needs.

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8. Alpine Lake Trail

Length: 1.6 miles

Description: Located in Canyons Village, this spacious, family-friendly path leads to Alpine Lake with minimal elevation change. It’s perfect for a leisurely hike with beautiful views.

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9. Jenni’s Trail

Length: 5 miles

Description: Starting at the base of Park City Mountain Resort, this trail is a gradual climb with plenty of shade and scenic overlooks. It's a great option for families looking for a moderate hike.

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10. Bloods Lake Trail

Length: 2.7 miles

Description: Part of the Bonanza Flat Conservation Area, this popular trail features stunning views, wildflowers, and a lake perfect for cooling off. It's a moderate trail, ideal for families with older children.

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Plan Your Next Summer Getaway at Park City Mountain Resort

Park City Mountain Resort is the perfect summer destination with its extensive hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, along with activities like the Mountain Coaster, scenic gondola rides, and ziplining. Enjoy the pristine Utah mountains and make unforgettable memories with your family.

What are you waiting for? Start planning your next getaway to North America’s largest ski resort today!