Of course, Powder Mountain Resort boasts over 30 miles of cross country mountain bike trails. The locally renowned trail system offers terrain for all ability levels and unprecedented scenery. What’s more, the entire Ogden Valley is filled with trails that feature stunning views and great riding without the crowds, including the famous Wheeler Creek trail. For information on bike rentals and trail options, contact our concierge desk.
The Ogden Bike Park is an exciting series of BMX and mountain bike trails and jumps located just outside of the City of Ogden. It’s free and open to the public. The park features 27 all-mountain and downhill trails.
Location: Trailhead, 9th Street, Ogden UT 84404
Wolf Creek is one of the most awe-inspiring golf experiences in Utah. It’s known for its stunning views of the beautiful Ogden Valley, Pineview Reservoir and surrounding mountains. This 18-hole championship layout not only challenges the most seasoned golfer, but also offers multiple tee boxes for any level.
Hours: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm daily
Location: 3718 N Wolf Creek Dr, Eden, UT 84310
El Monte Golf Course is a nine-hole municipal layout located at the mouth of scenic Ogden Canyon. Featuring gentle terrain changes, mature trees, and outstanding greens, this secluded course is a long-time local favorite.
Hours: 6:30 am to 6:00 pm daily
Location: 1300 Valley Dr, Ogden, UT 84401
A traditional form of surfing that originated in the Hawaiian islands, standup paddleboarding is a sport that has grown far beyond Pacific shores. Learning how to “SUP” is more than enjoyable: it’s also a great core and arm-strength workout.
The Provo River is a short distance from Summit Eden and offers excellent fishing for large wild brown, rainbow, and cutthroat trout. It provides a variety of fishing opportunities for every angler’s desire. Dry flies, nymphs, and streamers all work wonders in this pristine Utah stream.
The Wasatch Front and Back offers many opportunities to test your rock climbing skills. Professional guides ensure your safety and offer tips on best practices while on the wall. Locations include Powder Mountain Resort, surrounding National Forest and the local climbing gym.
When the snow melts at Summit Eden, the mountain becomes an American Serengeti, complete with migrating herds of elk and moose, a series of beaver dam ponds, and aspen forests thick with wildlife. Wilderness guides and naturalists are available to share knowledge of the local flora, fauna, and natural history. There are more than 60 miles of hiking trails winding throughout the valleys and peaks of surrounding Powder Mountain, including access to boundless views of four states and major landmarks. Hikers can also enjoy the silhouette of the Wasatch mountain range, which runs 100 miles from the Idaho state line to Ogden, Utah, and the Great Salt Lake, stretching into the desert far below.
Pineview Reservoir is a beautiful alpine lake below the base of Powder Mountain that’s perfect for windsurfing, water skiing, wakeboarding and tubing. Pineview is also an ideal spot for sport fishing and the nearby Ogden River is known for its terrific fly fishing. The lake is ringed by sandy beaches, and it sports a modern campground. The lake is the endpoint for several hiking and biking trails.
Location: 702 UT-39, Huntsville, UT 84317
As host of the USA Cycling Collegiate road national Championships, Eden, Utah, boasts some of the best cycling in the country. From smooth, level roads along the lake to 50-degree climbs up mountainsides, options for the most serious cycling enthusiasts are extensive. For those warming up to the sport, our local riding experts will help you find your optimal distance and route.
The Nine Rails Creative District in an eight square block zone in historic downtown Ogden. This hub of art and culture features streets filled with street murals, sculptures, and galleries, along with funky bars, food trucks, and restaurants.
Location: Downtown Ogden between Grant and Madison Avenues, from 24th to 26th Street
North Fork is a campground and public park set amongst the pristine forests and glens of Eden, UT. In terms of recreation, it offers trails for hiking and biking along with volleyball courts and horseshoe pits. The campground also has running water, fire pits and picnic tables.
Location: 6413 N Fork Rd Eden, UT 84310
The Skyline Trail is a challenging 20.8 mountain hiking and biking journey through the steep Wasatch range in between Powder Mountain and Ogden. The trail features incredible views of the Ogden valley as it winds its way through beautiful forested terrain and fields of wildflowers. Leashed dogs are allowed on it as well.
Location: Fort 001G, Eden, UT 84310
Antelope Island is the largest of 10 islands in the Great Salt Lake and is easily accessible from Ogden via a causeway. The island is home to a multitude of animals including a majestic herd of 600 bison. White sand beaches beckon to sunbathers, swimmers and picnickers. Hiking, biking and horseback trails lead to scenic points on the island. A marina serves sailboats, powerboats, and kayakers.
Hours: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm daily
Location: 4528 West 1700 South, I-15 exit #335, Syracuse, UT 84075
Ogden Nature Center
The Ogden Nature Center is 52-acre preserve and education center. It features live animal exhibits, walking trails, ponds, bird blinds, observation towers, treehouses, gardens featuring drought-resistant plants, and protected areas for wildlife. The center also offers nature-based classes and activities for children and adults, as well as workshops on environmental issues.
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday. Closed on Sunday.
Location: 966 W 12th St, Ogden, UT 84404
The Ogden Raptors are a minor league baseball team that is part of the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system. They play at Lindquist Field, a gorgeous old-style ballpark in the heart of historic downtown Ogden.
Location: 2330 Lincoln Ave, Ogden, UT 84401