14 Best Skiing Spots in Utah!

It’s no secret that Utah offers world-class skiing. A dry climate and wicked peaks make for large quantities of powdery snow every winter that not only keep tourists coming back year after year, but that make permanent residents out of supposedly one-time visitors. With such a wide selection of top-notch ski resorts, skiing possibilities in Utah can feel endless. Not sure where to start? This list of the 14 best skiing spots in Utah will help you narrow in on the best option for you.

Park City Mountain, Park City, UT

Formerly the two separate ski resorts of Park City and The Canyons, Park City Mountain is a sprawling winter wonderland that suits both the pros and novices. This resort is perfect if you’re enthralled by the idea of never skiing the same run twice.

Snowbird, Sandy, UT

An industrial mountain paradise, Snowbird is nestled in Little Cottonwood Canyon and is especially famous for its hefty supply of mid-winter powder and challenging terrain. That said, although this resort offers something for beginners, it is better suited for experienced skiers.

Deer Valley, Park City, UT

Arguably Utah’s fanciest ski resort, Deer Valley makes for some luxurious, high-quality skiing. Frequented by celebrities and skiers of all abilities, Deer Valley is expensive but worth the price tag.

Alta Ski, Salt Lake City, UT

Alta’s reputation is hard to beat. Why? On top of its word-class terrain, it’s a resort exclusive to skiers, which automatically makes it pretty exclusive. The good news? Its exclusivity doesn’t mean anything in terms of what it offers for skiers of all levels: incredible runs compounded by show-stopping views.

Solitude, Salt Lake City, UT

Located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Solitude really does offer skiers solitude, especially in contrast to other comparable resorts. With a European style village at its base, Solitude feigns intimacy though it really is massive in its offerings.

Sundance, Provo, UT

Owned by the famous actor Robert Redford, Sundance Resort is isolated from the crowds of Park City and though it also offers less terrain, makes for a lovely and old-fashioned skiing experience for the whole family.

Brighton, Salt Lake City, UT

Another solid resort, Brighton is as well known for its downhill skiing as it is for its cross-country skiing. Many are loyal Brighton skiers and one trip to the resort will have you understanding why.

Beaver Mountain, Logan, UT

Beaver Mountain Resort—located North of Salt Lake City near Logan, Utah—is the quintessential resort for beginning skiers. With a friendly atmosphere, far from intimidating, this resort is perfect for families.

Brian Head, Cedar City, UT

Brian Head is truly one of a kind. Located in Utah’s red rock country, the scenery feels a bit supernatural and simply by way of its natural beauty, the resort offers its visitors an unforgettable skiing experience.

Nordic Valley, Eden, UT

An extremely affordable skiing experience, Nordic Valley is a great fit for young families looking to introduce their kids to skiing but uninterested in spending too much money. With a terrain park and enough terrain to keep any skier satisfied, this resort is a budget and family friendly option.

Eagle Point, Beaver, UT

Situated in a seemingly unlikely Southern Utah location, Eagle Point is neighbors with Brian Head. The difference? Eagle Point boasts less red rock and more challenging runs.

Snowbasin, Huntsville, UT

Although it’s relatively unknown in comparison to high-profile Utah resorts, Snowbasin has a cult following, with some even touting it as the best professionally run ski resort in the United States.

Soldier Hollow, Midway, UT

One of the locations for the 2002 Olympics cross-country skiing events, Soldier Hollow in Midway, Utah offers immaculately groomed cross-country trails and day passes at relatively cheap rates.

Ruby’s Inn, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Downhill skiing in generic red rock country may be scenic, but how about cross-country skiing in Bryce Canyon National Park? The cross-country skiing offered through Ruby’s Inn at Bryce Canyon is worth at least a weekend winter road trip down south.

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2002 Olympic Drive, Midway, UT
Once the site of a small Native American encampment (and later, in the 1850's, a stopover for a group of Army surveyors), Soldier Hollow emerged fr... Read More
Highway 210, Alta, UT
Alta and pure, unspoiled skiing are indeed synonymous. Alta's wide variety of terrain, breathtaking alpine scenery and superb snow conditions combi... Read More
40000 East Highway 89, Garden City, UT
History :Beaver Mountain has progressed much in all the years and has been and is still completely family owned. With the passing of his father, Te... Read More
8302 South Brighton Loop Road, Brighton, UT
About :Brighton has been a popular summer destination since the 1850s when Salt Lake City residents came to get out of the city heat and enjoy refr... Read More
2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, UT
History :The ski resort industry forever changed 33 years ago when Edgar Stern developed Deer Valley Resort on the novel concept of combining the f... Read More
3925 East Snowbasin Road, Huntsville, UT
History :Snowbasin is one of the oldest continuously operating ski areas in the nation. Ever since the first hearty skier schussed down our slopes ... Read More
9385 South Snowbird Center Drive, Snowbird, UT
About Us Founded in the winter of 1971, Snowbird in the Wasatch range of Utah combines Utah's longest season with legendary snow (an average of 50... Read More
329 South Highway 143, Brian Head, UT
Fishing at Bristlecone PondGet your gear at Brian Head Sports and Thunder Mountain MotorsportsWatch for tagged fish to win a prize in our Town Fish... Read More
150 SW Village Cir, Beaver, UT
You come to Eagle Point to reconnect with nature and with each other. You seek that place where silence lives, is cherished, and preserved. Interru... Read More
12 Little Kate Road, Park City, UT
Utah Highway 158 8000 North 5100 East, Eden, UT
History :The resort had humble beginnings as the winter range for Frederick James Cobabe's sheep herd. Frederick, who was orphaned at age 15, moved... Read More
12000 Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, Solitude, UT
This intimate village, developed over the years at Solitude, was designed to keep the serene mountain ambiance that surrounds the resort. With quai... Read More
8841 North Alpine Loop Road, Sundance, UT
About :our community should represent who we are and what we believe. Sundance is an arts community, a recreational community, a community of peopl... Read More
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