Welcome to Old Ranch Road
All the benefits of rural country living with big city access
Old Ranch Road is a beautiful stretch of scenic backroad that is home to ranch owners, nature lovers, and skiing enthusiasts. Residents have gorgeous views of the Wasatch Mountains and access to many hiking trails. The Old Ranch Road neighborhood borders the Swaner Nature Preserve, which encompasses 1,200 acres of open countryside where visitors enjoy biking, horseback riding, and snowshoeing. Winter sports enthusiasts are close to Canyons Village, one of the nearby ski resorts. Homebuyers looking for an active and scenic home base couldn’t ask for more.
The majority of Old Ranch Road’s housing options include large estate homes and sprawling ranch properties. City dwellers looking for country living will find an area that feels rural but is close to downtown Park City, Utah, and allows easy access back to town. Old Ranch Road is helpful for locals trying to sidestep the thick ski season traffic. The scenic and peaceful atmosphere of Old Ranch Road is an outdoorsman’s dream.
What to Love
- Beautiful mountain scenes
- Rural country-living vibe
- Access to Canyons Village seasonal activities
Home buyers looking for a rural environment will find acres and acres of grand landscapes on Old Ranch Road. Skiers appreciate the proximity to The Canyons Resort and branch out to the surrounding trails that offer hiking and other seasonal activities. Old Ranch Road is close to nature and to Old Town, Park City’s downtown area that offers high-end shopping and dining experiences.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Shoppers have a robust boutique and cuisine scene to explore in the nearby historic downtown Park City. The best and most distinguished restaurant in town is Riverhorse on Main, a perennial favorite and recipient of the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award. Diners enjoy upscale American fare to live music; the menu, which rotates seasonally, includes flavorful appetizers and incredible entrees (seafood, steak, buffalo, venison, elk) you can pair with the restaurant’s extensive wine list.
Lovers of southwestern cuisine can travel to Park City for Chimayo. The upscale restaurant offers freshly baked bread, fajitas, and espresso-cinnamon chocolate fondue. The atmosphere celebrates the warmth of Mexico with wrought iron and Mexican tile floor. Soft throw pillows offer a cozy booth space that makes patrons comfortable.
After visitors sample the shopping and restaurants in Old Town, they can sample the local produce. Copper Moose Farm offers a farm stand during the summer set up on Old Ranch Road. This farm provides fresh produce to many of Park City’s eateries.
Things to Do
Families looking for child-friendly outdoor activities need to look no further than Willow Creek Park. The 17.5-acre park has playgrounds, sports fields, tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and a dog park for a day of family fun. The park features a pond that is used for ice skating during the winter. Families that enjoy hikes have easy access to Snyderville Basin’s nature trails. The dog-friendly area is great even for four-legged family members needing to burn off some energy.
Equestrians can indulge their love of ranch culture and share the beautiful mountain setting with their favorite four-legged friend. Old Ranch Road is the perfect compromise for homeowners who want the country-life feel but still want to get to downtown shopping and dining quickly and easily.