Deer Valley Summers Offer Exhilarating Recreation Amid Postcard Settings
DEER VALLEY RESORT, PARK CITY, UTAH (Summer 2012) – Deer Valley Resort's whitewashed mountains have given way to the growth of lush mountain splendor and summer outdoor play. Exquisite mountain elegance, fine dining and a multitude of summer activities await visitors seeking an unforgettable alpine getaway.
Deer Valley Resort offers a spectacular setting to connect with Mother Nature, experience majestic mountain views, relax from the stress of everyday life and participate in activities ranging from lift-served hiking and mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides, deckside dining at Royal Street Café and Deer Valley Grocery~Café, outdoor concerts and more. With Deer Valley Resort Lodging and Reservations being owned and operated by the resort, serving not only as property manager but also as the booking agency, guests have access to the largest selection of accommodations, with the best service and availability in the Deer Valley area.
Summer operations at the resort run seven days a week from June 15 through Labor Day and continue to be offered September 8 and 9, weather and conditions permitting. Summer chairlifts operate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (conditions permitting) and ample parking is available at Snow Park Lodge. The resort website provides detailed information for mountain biking and hiking/scenic ride lift ticket rates, as well as information on bike rentals, clinics and tours.
The summer calendar of events also details a complete line up of exciting outdoor concerts at the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater and mountain bike races.
And when all the fun and excitement of summer play leaves the body famished, Deer Valley offers two delicious options for refueling. Royal Street Café, open daily for lunch June 15 through September 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., features gourmet salads, burgers, panini, signature cocktails, beer and wine. Royal Street Café is located mid-mountain at Silver Lake Lodge adjacent to Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Express chairlift. Deer Valley Grocery~Café serves fresh roasted coffee and espresso drinks, soups, chilies, stews, salads made with local seasonal ingredients, panini, creative appetizer and entrée specials, freshly baked breads, desserts, cakes and other items. A selection of gourmet grocery items, house prepared take-away entrées and pizzas as well as wine, beer and liquor are available for purchase. Guests can enjoy the view and mountain air while dining lakeside on the outdoor deck, complete with comfortable deck seating and fly rods for casting a line. Deer Valley Grocery~Café is open year-round from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and until 8:30 p.m. June 15 through Labor Day and is located in the Deer Valley Plaza building in the Snow Park area at 1375 Deer Valley Drive.
For Deer Valley's young guests, ranging in age from 2 months to 12 years, the resort's Summer Adventure Camp offers creative and challenging activities and interests that ensure campers have fun while learning and connecting with nature. Based out of the Children's Center at Snow Park Lodge and running June 11 through August 24, (with the exception of no camp held Wednesday, July 4, or Tuesday, July 24), Summer Adventure Camp features hiking, hillside playgrounds, indoor entertainment and performances, a bouldering rock-climbing wall and a full supply of craft projects, games, puzzles and more.
Deer Valley's convenient location, just 36 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport, affords guest more time to enjoy their alpine retreat. Guest leaving either coast in the morning can be settled at the resort by early afternoon, ready for outdoor play or comfortable relaxation. Deer Valley Resort fits the bill for an idyllic mountain destination for everyone--from outdoor and nature enthusiasts to the cultural and pampering aficionado.
For more information on Deer Valley's summer mountain biking, hiking, scenic chairlift rides, outdoor concerts and dining operations, please contact Resort Communications Manager, Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337), 435-645-6522 or visit the resort website.
For a remarkable five years running, Deer Valley is honored to be named the #1 ski resort in North America by the readers of SKI Magazine in 2012.