Snyderville Real Estate
Snyderville, Utah is located near the southwestern edge of Summit County. It is a census designated place and is about 4 miles northwest of Park City. The area was discovered by Samuel Snyder in 1848 and was initially used for grazing cattle. The Kimball Hotel was built by William Kimball in 1862 and turned the town into a bustling stop along the Overland Stage Route.
Now, Snyderville is a thriving community and a beautiful place to live. With close proximity to Park City, there are plenty of activities and shopping nearby. The neighborhoods are some of the most beautiful in the state.
Things to do
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter – This 1,200 acre nature preserve is part of the Utah State University. It has an interactive computerized display about the local environment, nature tours, wildlife viewing, summer camps, and more! It is an excellent educational outing for families.
Trailside Park – One of the most popular parks in Snyderville is Trailside Park. The 63 acre park has a basketball court, 4 fenced tennis/pickleball courts, a skate park, a bike park, playgrounds, pavilions, and more. There’s truly something for everyone!
Luna Lobos Dog Sledding – For an incredibly unique experience, try out a dog sledding experience. You’ll learn all about the amazing sport and go for a thrilling ride. Or simply take a tour of the kennel and meet the pack. It’s a once in a lifetime experience.
Summit Community Gardens – This 1.5 acre garden is home to 88 community garden plots, perennial demonstration beds, vegetable demonstration beds, a beehive, a kids’ garden, and a compost center. It’s a fantastic place to learn about gardening and gather as a community.
Points of interest
Ecker Hill – On March 2, 1930, the first ski jumping tournament was held on what became Ecker Hill. Named after the president of the ski club, Peter Ecker, the hill became the site of national tournaments until 1949. The Park City Historical Society placed and later refurbished a monument at Pinebrook at the location of the hill.
Kimball Hotel – Located between Kimball and Silver Creek Junctions on the north side of I-80 sits one of the oldest buildings in Summit County. Built in 1862, the hotel was a weigh station along the Overland Stage Route.
Redstone Center – The main place to shop in Snyderville is the nearby Redstone shopping center. You’ll find more than 40 boutiques, restaurants, Whole Foods Market, and much more! It is also close to the Utah Olympic Park and Canyons ski resort.
The schools in Snyderville are part of the Park City School District. The district was founded in 1915 and is home to four elementary schools, a middle school, a junior high school, and a high school. It is one of the premiere districts in the country.