Is Park City Walkable?

Is Park City Walkable?A question many people ask about Park City is if it is a walkable location. Many people want to know this for vacation home purposes when they plan to take their first trip here. It is good information to know if you are planning to purchase a first or second home in the area. 

So what is the answer to the question of "Is Park City Walkable?" While many other articles you may read are quick to answer yes, we think the answer to this question is, sort of. Let's take a look at why. 

Our Answer to if Park City is Walkable

We describe the walkability of Park City as sort of because there are some very highly walkable areas of Park City. For example, Park City downtown or Old Town area is incredibly walkable as long as you are in downtown. The downtown neighborhood of Park City has a very high walk score. Other areas of Park City are very walkable as well, but unless you are staying right in these areas or living within them, you will need a car or other transportation to get around.

The great part about Park City is, that many locations do offer a shuttle service to the downtown area of Park City that allows vacationing visitors and even full-time homeowners to get around without their car, but this shuttle service can take a bit longer as compared to driving a personal vehicle. 

Walkable Spots in and Around Park City

Downtown

The downtown neighborhood of Park City has a walk score of 73 out of 100 making it a very walkable location. Almost all of your daily errands can be accomplished on foot downtown. Park City Main Street is full of amazing shops, restaurants, cafes, and more. As are the surrounding couple of blocks around Main Street. There is a small collection of properties downtown within walking distance of Main Street making it a highly desirable location for anyone wanting to leave their car behind. 

Park City offers a free bus service that takes riders around Main Street and connects them to other areas including Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley, Grocery Stores, Kimball Junction, Canyon's Village, and more. This makes leaving the car behind even easier.

Canyons Village

Canyons Village is part of the ski resort with the same name that is also part of the Park City Mountain resort. The Village is full of great Park City amenities including the Umbrella Bar, Murdock's Cafe, Pendry, amenities in hotel resorts around the village, and more. There is a great collection of properties within walking distance and in some of the hotel-owned resorts just steps from the extras at Canyons Village or just a short gondola ride away. 

Deer Valley Snow Park Village

Deer Valley is the largest ski resort in the area right above Park City Main Street. Snow Park Village is located in the Deer Valley Resort. It is located in what is known as Lower Deer Valley which is home to many luxury properties. Snow Park Village is the mountain base hub of activities right outside your door. The village has a ski beach, day lodge, apres ski bars and dining, family restaurants, fine dining, shopping, entertainment venues, and more. You can walk here from  Deer Valley Properties. 

As you can see there are many walkable portions of Park City to enjoy both from year-round homes and from luxury premier vacation properties. Park City is easily navigatable without a car in several areas. There are still some locations in the entire Park City area that will be more easily traveled in a car. 

For more information, on Park City real estate contact us any time. I am here to help you find the perfect Park City property including luxury vacation homes, investment properties, and the ultimate dream full-time mountain estate in some of the most amazing housing communities. 

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