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It’s hard not to feel like a world-class athlete when you’re arcing turns down the perfectly groomed trails of Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort.
But at Utah Olympic Park you can actually feel like an Olympian. Located just eight miles from downtown Park City, the interactive venue — an Official U.S. Olympic Training facility and site of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games — puts guests in the center of all the action.
From watching athletes soar off the highest nordic jump in the world, to actually getting in the back of a bobsled to take the adrenaline-fueled plunge down one of the world’s fastest sliding tracks, visitors will have an unforgettable day exploring Utah’s Olympic legacy. Along the way, you can tour interactive museums, or test yourself across challenging obstacle courses.
With speeds topping 80 miles per hour, few Olympic sports rival the thrill of bobsledding. Luckily you don’t need to qualify for the Olympic team to experience the heart-pounding action. Take an unforgettable ride on the Winter Comet Bobsled, where a professional driver will navigate you down the 15-turn track as you experience up to 5 g-forces.
We’ve all watched awe-inspiring athlete performances at the Olympics, but few of us get to peek behind the curtain to see all the hard work and innovation that goes into winning a medal. Take a one-hour guided tour of the park, where an expert will walk you through the inner-workings of one of the most complex Olympic venues in the world. Along the way, you'll also get inside stories of amazing Olympic achievements.
From its rich skiing history to the standout 2002 Olympic Games, Utah is a state that’s blessed with world-class winter tradition. You can explore it all at the three-story Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, home to Alf Engen Ski Museum and Eccles Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum. Immerse yourself in the history of Park City's and Utah’s skiing legacy through interactive touch screen displays, videos, a virtual reality ski theater, games and topographical maps. And make sure to also experience the glory of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games through a gallery of visual highlights and artifacts from the 2002 Games.
For those who like to test themselves, there are three levels of adventure courses as well. Visitors can climb cargo nets, scale obstacles, tackle wire traverses and ride zip lines.
Your ideal winter vacation awaits in Park City. To learn more, check out VisitParkCity.com today!