Park City, founded as a silver-mining town in 1869, is at the heart of Summit County, one of the fastest growing counties in the U.S.
Park City is home to three world-class ski resorts just minutes from downtown. The city was home to the 2002 Winter Olympics and hosts various ski and snowboard events throughout the winter season.
The scenic downtown has loads of restaurants and shops and is a year-round artistic and cultural hotspot with an arts center, museums, music festivals and film festivals including the renowned Sundance Film Festival.
Park City has an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities from skiing and snowboarding in the winter to golfing, hiking, biking, boating and fishing the rest of the year.
Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Park City ranks high in recreation, population density and man-made hazards risk. Park City ranks low in home energy use, air quality and home sales prices.
For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:
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