West Valley City is home to 22 parks offering plenty of opportunity for play, social gathering and exercise. The city’s state-of-the-art Family Fitness Center provides exercise, individual and team sports for the whole family.The Jordan River Trail in West Valley City links public trails with natural areas. Westridge and StoneBridge Golf Courses provide challenging, beautiful, natural environments for those who enjoy golf and getting out in nature.
Whether you enjoy an invigorating bike ride on a sunny spring morning, a pleasant summer evening relaxing on your front porch, a hike through colorful fall foliage, or powder skiing on cool winter day, West Valley City enjoys the best of all four seasons.
Skiing & Winter Sports
With seven world-class ski resorts less than an hour away, West Valley City is an ideal home for winter sports enthusiasts. Ski, Skiing, and Outside magazines consistently rank Utah resorts among the best in the nation. It’s not just about the powder; West Valley City hosted ice hockey for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, and the speed skating venue is just minutes away.
Utah is home to five national parks, seven national monuments, two national recreation areas, six national forests, and hundreds of thousands of acres of diverse terrain for any and all outdoor activities. Hiking and mountain biking trails are abundant in the Wasatch Cache National Forest, less than an hour from West Valley City. The infamous red rocks of Arches National Park and breathtaking sights of the world-famous Zion National Park are just a half a day’s drive away. Camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, river rafting and ATV-riding are also popular and easily accessible pastimes of West Valley City residents.