Crisp mornings, shorter evenings, and chilly breezes signal the change of seasons. As the leaves start to turn from their lively greens to yellows, reds, and oranges, be sure that you don’t miss the spectacular show that Mother Nature displays. Here at mid-mountain Deer Valley, there are plenty of ways you can get out and see all of the vibrant autumn hues. Book two nights at The Chateaux and get the third on us so you can catch peak fall color in the mountains.
Hot Air Balloon Rides
Soar above the mountains of Park City and experience the area at new heights. With this bird’s eye view, you’ll be able to see the colorful leaves pop across the mountains. A peaceful hot air balloon ride through the clean fall morning air is the perfect way to start your day and see great color at the same time. Our preferred partners, Park City Balloon Adventures and Morning Star Balloons will get you up in the air to see the vibrant colors with a new perspective.
Over 400 miles of interconnected Deer Valley and Park City trails are just steps from The Chateaux. These trails take you up to scenic mountain vistas and through colorful aspen groves allowing you to enjoy all of falls colorful glory at your leisure. Weather permitting, you can join a guided historical hike at Deer Valley to learn about the area’s mining history. If you’d rather go out and explore on your own or with your group, our helpful staff can provide you with trail maps and recommendations of where to go.
Another option for finding fall colors is on the back of a horse. As both kids and adults can ride, this is a perfect activity for families. You’ll depart just minutes from The Chateaux and enjoy a leisurely ride with sweeping mountain vistas and lush, colorful forest trails at Deer Valley Resort. We work with an excellent local outfitter, Boulder Mountain Ranch, who takes great care of both riders and their horses. Choose between an easy one to two-hour ride or settle in for a four-hour journey.
Relax and enjoy the fall colors from the comfort of your vehicle on a scenic drive around the Park City area. With mountain passes, canyon drives, and scenic byways to choose from, you’ll be able to enjoy colorful foliage, views, and winding roads all within a short distance from The Chateaux. Head up Guardsman Pass for a shorter drive, meander through Provo Canyon, or experience fantastic mountain landscapes on the Mirror Lake Highway.
After a day of exploring outdoors in cool temperatures, relax in the outdoor heated pool and hot tubs as the sun dips below the mountains. The pool area is open until 9 pm allowing plenty of time for you to partake in one or more of the activities mentioned above before a soak. Fall color is best seen in Park City from late September to late October, so be sure to book your stay with us before the vibrant hues give way to the first snow of the winter season.
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