A Sustainable Park City

The Legacy We Share.

People who visit Park City are drawn to the breathtaking beauty of the land, the creative culture of our thriving communities, and the sustainable values woven into the very fabric of our town. As a community, we think of ourselves as a beacon of earth friendliness. With some of the most ambitious climate goals in North America, Park City’s commitment to our cultural heritage and to sustainability includes sharing with visitors and locals alike how we can all strive to maintain the unique beauty and spirit of this community we call home.

Six Steps to a Sustainable Park City

Join in and enjoy the pristine wonder of Park City and help preserve what makes the community we all love so very special.

1. Park The Car

Learn how to take advantage of our world-class bike paths and free and convenient public transit and help keep our downtown uncluttered with traffic.

Explore Car-Free Travel

2. Reusable vs. Single-Use

Using reusable items like canvas bags and water bottles helps preserve and protect our town. Here’s everything you need know.

Reduce Waste

3. Buy Local

To make progress on the goals of net-zero carbon and zero waste, Park City’s Sustainability departments have collaborated with Recycle Utah, Utah Clean Energy, and the Park City Chamber & Visitor’s Bureau to bring new resources and recognition for businesses.

Support Sustainable Businesses

4. Embrace our Heritage

From a rich Ute and Shoshone history and origins as a mining town to its Olympic legacy, explore Park City’s history and local heritage sites and discover how you can help safeguard our stories for future generations.

Our Shared Heritage

Park City and Summit County are committed to destination stewardship. Read about our Sustainable Tourism planning process here.

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5. Leave No Trace

Leave no trace and help preserve our trails for future generations as you enjoy fewer people on the trail.

Treasure the Trail

6. Respect for Animals

In Park City, we act with respect. That includes living in harmony with nearby wildlife. Learn how to protect our delicate ecosystem of local animals while you safely enjoy the trail with loved ones.

See Wildlife Guidelines