Utah’s Olympic Park
With the 10th Anniversary of Salt Lake City hosting the 2002 Olympics approaching, there is no better time than now to visit Utah’s Olympic Park. The Utah Olympic Park is a winter sports venue, that is open year round, built for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, and is located 28 miles east of Salt Lake City in Park City Utah.
During the 2002 games the Olympic Park hosted bobsleigh, skeleton, Luge, Nordic ski jumping and Nordic combined events. Today it not only serves as a training center for Olympic events, and development level athletes, it is also a popular tourist destination.
The Olympic Park is open year-round with season activities for visitors. The Alf Engen Ski Museum and George Eccles 2002 Winter Olympic Games Museums are open every day. Tours are available also available daily upon request and admission to the museums and venue is free.
Some of the activities available in the summer are:
• Rides on the Comet Bobsled
• The Xtreme Zipline
• Rides on the Quicksilver Alpine Slide
• Viewing of athlete training
• Freestyle Jumping into the summer splash pool on skis
Some of the winter activities open to guests include:
• Ride on the Olympic track in a winter Comet Bobsled
• Rocket Skeleton Ride
• Nordic Ski Jumping
• Terrain Park is available during Sunday Ski Clinics
If skiing on a mountain isn’t your thing you can always visit Utah’s Jordanelle State Park Marina to enjoy water skiing, and many other aquatic activities, on the back of a boat rental. Jordanelle Rentals offers boat rentals, as well as jet ski rentals, to ensure an action packed vacation. Contact us today to book your rental.