Local Lore

Park City's Silver Queen

Step back in time to meet Susanna Bransford, one of the silver mining era's millionaires, and check out ways to experience more Park City history.

05/15/2019 By Michaela Wagner

Sesquicentennial Happenings

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike

Utah commemorates the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad with family-friendly events and exhibits.

05/01/2019 By Michaela Wagner

Local Lore

How Park City Survived the Ghost Town Years of the 1950s

Between the heyday of the mining era and the ski boom, Park City nearly disappeared.

12/08/2018 By Tina Stahlke Lewis

Blast From the Past

Dig into Park City's Past with 5 Unique Tours

From vintage wines to ghosts and slopes, these tours prove history isn't just for nerds.

08/13/2018 By Michaela Wagner

Arts

The Evolution of Park City's Vibrant Arts & Culture Scene

Tracing our town's century-long transformation from mining outpost to a high-altitude center for the arts.

06/18/2018 By Tina Stahlke Lewis

Trail Tuesday

Featured Trail: The Historic Rail Trail

From Park City to the Echo Reservoir, the 28-mile trail follows the historic route of the Union Pacific line.

05/29/2018 By Michaela Wagner

Local Lore

Guardians Of A Bygone Era: The Aerial Tramway Towers

The landmark towers may not be in use now, but they were once an essential part of the Silver King Coalition Mine.

05/21/2018 By Michaela Wagner

Local Lore

Step Back (And Down) Into Time at the Park City Museum's Dungeon

The town's original territorial jail was no joke during the mining era.

05/07/2018 By Michaela Wagner

Local Lore

All About the Miner's Statue on Main

The story behind one of Park City's most beloved landmarks.

03/17/2018 By Michaela Wagner

Things to Do

5 Can't-Miss Holiday-Period Events that Have Nothing to Do with the Holidays

Art exhibitions, killer live shows, and testing your brain power are just a few of the off-slope happenings during the week between Christmas and New Year's ...

12/22/2017 By Melissa Fields

Local Lore

How Higher Ground Breathed New Life Into a Park City Landmark

The storied history of the Mid-Mountain Lodge.

12/15/2017 By Larry Warren

Interview

Ski Through History with This New Signature Mountain Tour

Park City is the only town in the US with historic mine structures still standing on the ski slopes.

12/13/2017 By Michaela Wagner

Local Lore

The Center of Everything

Where Parkites once gathered to make Park City, Park City

11/22/2017 By Tina Stahlke Lewis

Things To Do

A Free Day at the Museum

Check out all the permanent displays and the new exhibit "The Way We Worked" on November 14 when Park City Museum offers free admission.

11/09/2017 By Michaela Wagner

Local Lore

The Evolution of Mountain Biking in Park City

A brief history of mountain biking in Park City, from rogue trail building and the Tour des Suds to Gold Level Ride Center.

06/13/2017 By Thomas Cooke

Things To Do

Summer Fun at the Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum

Honor, Learn, Fly. This is what awaits you at all the fun re-opening activities planned for the Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum this summer.

05/15/2017 By Michaela Wagner

Dining

Dine with a Ghost at Riverhorse Provisions

Familiar new owners revive the Imperial Hotel as an Old Town staple.

12/14/2016 By Melissa Fields

Photography

Check Out These Photos From The California-Comstock Mine Restoration

Restoration on Park City's historic mines is making real progress

08/02/2016 By Michaela Wagner

History

Preservation Begins On Park City Silver Mines

Preservationists finally get Park City’s power brokers to invest in beloved remnants of the past.

06/01/2016 By Melissa Fields

Parting Shot

Forever Mine

Savor a glimpse of Park City's storied mining years

06/01/2016 By Sally Cousins Elliott