Altitude: 2003 Meters

Deer Valley in short

  • Consistently ranked among North America's top ski resorts
  • Small but posh resort town
  • No snowboarders allowed

Deer Valley is a high-end ski resort with luxury accommodation and gourmet restaurants situated just a stone’s throw from Main Street in Park City. The base extends up the mountain to the Silver Lake area, where you’ll find accommodation and more restaurants connected to the ski area by a series of short, easy runs. Deer Valley prides itself on its service and attention to detail, with uniformed ski valets and a very high ratio of instructors to skiers. Prices can be rather steep but this is a one-of-a-kind experience and skiers staying in the area should consider visiting the resort for at least a day. Nearby you’ll find Park City, a popular winter sports base with lots to do and a thriving nightlife scene.

Deer Valley is an exclusive ski resort that aims to offer an upscale experience to all its guests. Unfortunately, this is bad news for snowboarders, who are banned from the slopes. The ski area is immaculately groomed and although the resort benefits from a good amount of natural powder, snowmaking facilities are always there for top-ups. Slopes are never too crowded thanks to limits in lift pass sales. Deer Valley is a frequent host mountain for FIS Freestyle World Cup events. As a ski area, Deer Valley is known for its well-groomed cruisers and powdery glades, with snow that ranks among the best in North America. Most of the terrain is easier than at neighbouring resorts, and Deer Valley has no snow parks. It’s the perfect choice for families, beginner skiers and anyone who wants to spend a few days being coddled while enjoying a stress-free ski experience. However, there are some challenging pistes and more adventurous skiers will enjoy the black-diamond tours that take you to lesser-known corners of the mountain. A note of caution, it may be tempting to cross the fence into the Park City ski area but this is prohibited as they are two completely different resorts. Cross-country skiing is possible at nearby golf courses, or venture into the wilderness on your own.

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Alternate activities

Aside from skiing, other winter activities at Deer Valley include dogsledding, horse-drawn sledge rides, nighttime snowshoe tours and hot air balloon rides. Many of the hotels have spas. The state of Utah has large tracts of untouched natural landscape. Deer Valley is considered an ideal starting point for hikes through this impressive area.

Restaurants and bars

You can pick from around a dozen gourmet restaurants at the base and the Silver Lake area – two favourites are Fireside Dining, where you can find everything from raclette to leg of lamb cooked in an open fire; and the appropriately named Seafood Buffet. For après-ski, you’re best off in Park City, where there is a variety of bars along Main Street.


Children are at home here, with tailor-designed activities for any age. Furry mountain mascots will greet kids who venture along the Adventure Trails, while the Children’s Center allows more artistic individuals to express themselves through arts and crafts. Ski lessons are available starting from the age of 3 and childcare from the age of 2 months.

 Apres-ski & entertainment Deer Valley

Restaurants 11 Theatre -
Bars & cafes 2 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos - Concert hall -
Cinema -  

 Ski school and ski lessons Deer Valley

No. of ski schools 1Private ski lessons € 188
No. of ski instructors 580Ski lessons1 Days, 3 Hours, € 206
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessons -
Ski lessons in - Cross-country skiing -

 Facilities Deer Valley

No. of hotels 1507 Supermarkets -
Total no. of hotel beds 14942 Banks -
Total no. of beds 14942

 Tourist information for Deer Valley

Deer Valley Resort
001 - 0435 - 6491000

 Distances from Deer Valley

Railway station
- by bus
Salt Lake City approx. 55 km
From the motorway:approx. 13 km 11 minuten by car

 Deer Valley for families and children

Childcare Magic carpet
Playground Ski lift for children -
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Deer Valley

Public sauna - Footpaths -
Fitness centre - Torchlight descent -
Public solarium - Indoor ice rink -
Massage - Outdoor ice rink -
Spa & wellness - Curling -
Indoor swimming pool - Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding -
Paragliding - Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court - Toboggan run -
Squash court -

Ski blog about Deer Valley

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Park City - Deer Valley

Park City - Deer Valley
Total slopes 250 (km)
Blue slopes 84 km
Red slopes 107 km
Black slopes 59 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (40 )
Drag lifts 0
Chair lifts 38
Gondola lifts 2
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