Park City Utah Summer Adrenaline Adventures

Are you looking to add a little excitement to your summertime adventures? Fortunately, there are abundant options for adding some adrenaline to your next summer outing here in Park City and the Wasatch Back. Whatever your preferred mode - land, air, or water - there is something for everyone!
Adventure PARKS

UTAH OLYMPIC PARK  |  3419 Olympic Pkwy  |  Park City

The Utah Olympic Park offers endless options for summertime adventures, from tubing and slides to ziplines, airbag jumps, and rope courses. The best way to enjoy the UOP offerings is through the Gold Pass, which provides wide access to most of their courses, rides, slides, etc. Single-activity tickets are available in person only as venue capacity allows.

ALPINE SLIDE  |  The Alpine Slide is one of the most thrilling tracks imaginable, offering breathtaking views of the Snyderville Basin as it moves through countless straightaways, drops, and banked curves. 

AIRBAG JUMPS | Visitors can experience the thrill of being a stunt person in the movies with Utah Olympic Park’s Airbag Jumps. Choose from three different platforms — 5 feet, 10 feet, and 15 feet — and leap onto your back into the giant airbags below.

ACTION TOWER | Introducing UOP's latest attraction: the Action Tower! This tower offers a thrilling variety of activities, including tubing, an airbag jump, and a slide. The Action Tower is sure to keep young adventurers coming back for more.

EXTREME TUBING  |  Experience the exhilaration of descending a Nordic Ski Jump landing hill in an inner tube! Reach speeds of up to 50 mph and feel the rush of flying like an Olympic Nordic ski jumper.

FREESTYLE ZIPLINE  |  The Freestyle Zipline is an excellent way to ease into the thrill of ziplining before tackling the Extreme Zipline. It is slightly shorter, less steep, and absolutely fun. This ride is ideal for younger children or adults seeking a more relaxed experience.

DROP TOWER | This advanced adventure is for the ultimate thrill-seekers, featuring a 377-foot long zipline soaring above the treetops, ending at the 65-foot high Drop Tower. The only way down from the Drop Tower is to step off the platform for an exhilarating 65-foot free fall.

EXTREME ZIPLINE  |  Feel the thrill of being an Olympian as you soar off the K120 Nordic ski jumps on the Extreme Zipline. This zipline mirrors the K120 jump – it’s big, steep, and long. 

DISCOVERY COURSE  |  The Discovery Course is an entry-level course tailored to challenge young explorers. Adults are also welcome, provided they meet the weight requirements. Be ready to navigate around obstacles, crawl through narrow spaces, and climb on elements designed for smaller participants while enjoying the Discovery Course.

CANYON COURSE | The Canyon Ropes Course is an intermediate-level challenge that is designed to test your skills with log traverses, swinging elements, and problem-solving features. Participants should be ready to face heights of up to 25 feet.

SUMMIT COURSE | The Summit Ropes Course is an advanced-level course that will challenge even the strongest athletes. Participants should be prepared to be up to 55 feet in the air, testing the limits of their strength, balance, and agility.

PARK CITY RESORT  |  3419 Olympic Pkwy  |  Park City

Park City Resort offers a variety of different adrenaline-inducing activities at its Mountain Village location. 

ALPINE SLIDE  |  Park City's Alpine Slide offers over 3,000 feet of a luge-like track - one of the longest slides in the world!

MOUNTAIN COASTER  |  Utah’s longest Mountain Coaster winds through more than a mile of loops and curves, reaching speeds of up to 25 mph. It’s like your favorite roller coaster but with the breathtaking mountain scenery of Park City!

LEGACY LAUNCHER  |  The Legacy Launcher Trampoline allows you to bounce, flip, and fly - all while secured in a safety harness.

FLYING EAGLE ZIPLINE  |  Go for a wild ride on the Flying Eagle, a seated zipline that will take your Park City vacation to new heights.

CLIMBING WALL  |  Test your wall climbing skills in a safety climbing harness, while being assisted by trained attendants.

ZIPRIDER  |  Soar among the tree tops as this zipline propels you over 100 feet above the surrounding mountain landscape.

ZIPLINE UTAH  |  Deer Creek Reservoir

Experience one of Utah's most distinctive adventure activities! The courses feature suspension bridges, ziplines, and rope elements that provide the ultimate challenge, all set against stunning mountain and lakeside views. To accommodate various skill levels, there are seven tour packages available, involving some or all of the zipline sections. This experience is unlike any other!

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Deer Creek Reservoir 

Rainbow Bay Aqua Park is a great place for family fun in the summer! They offer large inflatable toys, rentals for paddle boards, kayaks, and tubes, and season passes. It's perfect fun for the whole family!

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Over 10,000 years in the making, the Homestead Crater is a geothermal spring encased within a 50-foot tall wall. It offers activities such as swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and even a dry tour from the sidelines. This is a unique, subterranean aquatic adventure you won't soon forget.

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Park City Wakesurf Charters provides an unforgettable wakesurfing experience on Jordanelle Reservoir. Suitable for all skill levels, their expert instructors provide personalized coaching with top-of-the-line equipment. Enjoy a fun and safe adventure with the stunning Wasatch Mountains as your backdrop.

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Uinta Kiting offers kiteboarding lessons on Deer Creek Reservoir. As Utah's only permitted kiteboarding school, they prioritize safety, fun, and personalized instruction. With top-of-the-line equipment and expert coaching, Uinta Kiting caters to all skill levels, helping participants gain confidence and independence.

More info here!

Discover the excitement of rafting on our local scenic and thrilling rivers. Whether you crave whitewater rapids or a calm float through beautiful landscapes, there’s something for every adventurer. Explore the following companies to book your trip.

Utah Outdoor Adventures

Midway Adventure Company
Park City Rafting
All Seasons Adventures
Wasatch Adventure Guides
High-Flying FUN

What better way to see the Wasatch than a hot-air balloon tour! Perfect for couples, families, and solo travelers, these tours will provide breathtaking panoramic views and a serene flying experience. The following companies arrange local hot air adventures.
Bigfoot Balloons
Utah Balloon Flights
Rainbow Ryders
Skywalker Balloon Company

Utah Transport Helicopters  |  Bountiful Sky Park  |  Woods Cross

Nothing quite matches the thrill of a helicopter tour! Utah Transport Helicopters provides a range of options for flights around northern Utah and beyond. Reach out to them to arrange book a whirlybird adventure!

Discover the pure adrenaline rush of skydiving, where you can experience the thrill of freefall while enjoying breathtaking views. Perfect for thrill-seekers, these jumps offer a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. The operators below teach you to fly!

Skydive Utah
Skydive The Wasatch
Skydive Ogden

Jump  |  iFly Utah

Draper’s Point of the Mountain has become a world-renowned area for paragliding and hang gliding. The Flight Park State Recreation Area on the south side, popular in the mornings, allows overnight camping. The north side, frequented in the evenings, is a Salt Lake County park. 

The following local companies will be glad to help you take the ultimate plunge into paragliding and hang gliding.
Super Fly Paragliding
White Cloud Adventures
Wasatch Hang Gliding
Cloud 9
Point of the Mountain Paragliding
Nice Sky Adventures
Utah Paragliding
There are so many great ways to get out to enjoy the summertime weather here in Park City and the Wasatch Back, and hopefully these suggestions will help add a little kick to your summer activities! 

Our summer season is just heating up, and we will be in full swing very soon as Independence Day celebrations approach.

Keep an eye out for our 
coming out next week!

Photos courtesy of Park City Chamber of Commerce, Park City Resort, and Deer Valley Resort.

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