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Park City Base Area during winter, Park City, Utah
Park City Base Area during winter, Park City, Utah


From lodging to shopping and driving directions, find everything you need to know about navigating Park City base area with this ultimate guide.


Start your morning with a cup of fresh roasted coffee and a bagel from Jupiter Java, then circle back to the base area for lunch at Legends Bar and Grill for great food and tasty beverages.


Nestled at 6,900 feet above sea level, the Park City base area was developed when the first ski lift was constructed over 50 years ago in 1963.

Since then, many changes and events have taken place to re-write Park City’s future as a top-ten ski destination—including hosting the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and more recently, the creation of the largest ski resort in the United States.

For quick access to our fantastic learning terrain, or to lay first tracks in the deep powder of Jupiter and McConkey’s bowls, you’ll want to book your lodging near the Park City base area.

Park City Mountain Central Reservations is your one-stop-shop for booking your vacation.

Just call us at 435.214.0601 or Search Lodging Now.

Lift Tickets

Not an EpicPass holder? Not to worry, buy our EpicDay Lift Tickets online in advance to guarantee the lowest price. Our Park City base area ticket offices are located next to the base of the PayDay lift and next to the base of the First Time lift for your in-person purchases.

Casual Dining

Find a wide variety of dining options throughout the Park City base area. For a more traditional resort appetite, head upstairs to the Legacy Café, where the options are endless.

Shopping for Gear

When it comes to ski gear Legacy Sports will be able to get you outfitted. Get those boots feeling great with their custom boot fitting! Legacy Sports also has a logo store in Legacy Lodge for all your Park City Mountain logo needs. If you're needing Snowboard gear Max Snowboards has it all. They can help anyone from beginning to expert. Many other ski, boot and clothing stores are also available around the Mountain Village.


Interested in live music? We recommend, a great concert listing source from our partner Mountain Town Music.


Ski and Snowboard rentals at the Park City base don’t get any easier. Just steps away from the snow, Park City Mountain Rentals, located in the Legacy Lodge, is staffed with professional rental technicians whom will get you onto the snow quickly—providing service that ensures maximum comfort in any snow conditions.

Public Transportation

If you’re not comfortable driving in winter conditions, we recommend Park City’s free, bio-diesel, ski-friendly public transportation system. 

Read more or download Park City Bus Maps here.


Follow UT-224 from Interstate 80 towards Park City. After 6 miles, turn right onto Empire Avenue and follow it toward signs directing entry to base parking facilities. Please note that our surface parking lots are not available for overnight parking.