Deer Valley Trails

Toward Town from Marsac Avenue      Dave Hanscom   ęDave Hanscom (July 2013)

Nearby:  East Canyon Ranch RoadRichardson FlatPark City Mt. Resort TrailsSwaner Preserve

~ Information by Dave Hanscom

Directions:  Deer Valley Resort is located in Park City at 2280 Deer Valley Dr. S [website, directions]

Description:  If you take the lift from the Snow Park Lodge there is a $14 round trip fee.  There is no fee however, if you drive to "Mid Mountain" following these directions:
       Directions to "Mid Mountain":  From where Park Ave., the main road from the north intersects with Kearns Blvd., the main road from the east in Park City, go south on Park Ave. about 4 blocks and turn left on Deer Valley Dr. go about a mile and bear right onto Marsac Ave.  Remain on Marsac for about 1 3/4 miles and turn left on Guardsman Connection.  In about 1/4 mile turn right on Royal Street and go about a block and find a parking place. This is called "Silver Lake Village" The trails emanate from this area.   [trail map].

Birds you might see: Western Tanager, Hermit Thrush, Western Wood-Pewee, Dusky Grouse, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Mountain Bluebirds, Pine Grosbeak and Red Crossbill. Also, during fall migration, lots of warblers, including Townsend's.

Birding:  You can take the lift at Snow Park Lodge or drive to "Mid Mountain" to access the hiking trails. (See directions above).

     eBird Data:   |  Deer Valley Ski Resort  |  Deer Valley Ponds  |

Snow Park Lodge with concert venue and bottom of ski lifts
Dave Hanscom   ęDave Hanscom (July 2013)

At Mid Mountain (called Silver Lake Village), there are two "hiker only" trails that go between the bottom and top of that lift. (Otherwise it's crazy with mountain bikers).. Note that there's lift access to the top of the ski area from there.

Mid Mountain Ski Lift    Dave Hanscom   ęDave Hanscom (July 2013)

Mid Mountain Trails     Dave Hanscom   ęDave Hanscom (July 2013)

From the top of Marsac Avenue (SR-224) at the point where the road levels off and Timp is visible to the south. (The photo below looks north down toward town). There are a number of trails in both directions from this point as well. This is a good place for Pine Grosbeaks and Red Crossbills.

Top of the Mountain on Marsac Avenue     Dave Hanscom   ęDave Hanscom (July 2013)

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