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The McPolin Farm

Park City

Central Wasatch Mountains, Utah

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  • The trailhead coming off of Meadows Drive.- The McPolin Farm
  • Walk or ride to explore McPolin Farm more close-up.- The McPolin Farm
  • Smooth bike paths cut across the farm.- The McPolin Farm
  • Looking away from the barn toward Park City.- The McPolin Farm
  • Interpretive signs provide some history about the farm and Park City.- The McPolin Farm
  • Hiking trails head off from the paved pathway.- The McPolin Farm
  • Riding near the McPolin Farm.- The McPolin Farm
  • Riding near the McPolin Farm.- The McPolin Farm
  • Most of the time you see photos and paintings of McPolin covered in snow.- The McPolin Farm
  • Bald Mountain at Deer Valley Resort in the distance (9,346 ft).- The McPolin Farm
  • McPolin Farm in the winter.- The McPolin Farm
  • Trail markers across Highway 224.- The McPolin Farm
  • The beautiful Saint Mary's Church is just on the edge of the farm.- The McPolin Farm
  • Canyons Ski Resort is just about 2 miles away from McPolin Farm.- The McPolin Farm
  • Cross-country skiing can be done on the bike path in the winter.- The McPolin Farm
  • A sculpture commemorating the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake and Park City, just a few hundred yards from the farm.- The McPolin Farm
  • Park City Mountain Resort has an outdoor ice skating rink just down the road from the McPolin Barn.- The McPolin Farm
  • The farm from the sky.- The McPolin Farm
  • A privately owned barn just nearby at the mouth of White Pine Canyon.- The McPolin Farm
  • A snowbow looking up at White Pine Canyon, home of The Canyons Ski Resort.- The McPolin Farm
  • Great snowshoe opportunities nearby.- The McPolin Farm
  • - The McPolin Farm
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Pros: 
Historical. Smooth Bike Paths. Easy Access.
Cons: 
Highway noise.
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Region:
Central Wasatch Mountains, UT
Congestion: 
Moderate
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Summer, Fall
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Adventure Description

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Not only is the McPolin Farm the most iconic landmark in all of Park City, it also has paved and dirt trails nearby that you can enjoy while in the area. The homestead was established in 1886, but the famous Osguthorpe Barn, also known as the White Barn, wasn't built for another 20 years. In 1990 the town of Park City purchased the property, and since 2003 it has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Located just along Highway 224 on the drive into Park City, the farm greets you as you head for the many trails and ski resorts that Summit County has to offer. Canyons Ski Resort sits just before you reach the barn, and PCMR and Deer Valley Ski Resorts are not much further. Several other local landmarks sit right on the edge of the property including the beautiful Saint Mary's Church and the 2002 Winter Olympic Monument.

While on the property in the summer and fall you can walk or ride along the nicely paved pathway that cuts across the farm. There is a half-mile hiking-only trail that loops off of the paved path that is great for kids. Across Highway 224 is another paved path that connects to a larger network that gives you a bunch of options for walking and cycling. If you are here in the winter you can still enjoy all these same pathways as a cross-country ski and snowshoe trails. Dogs are allowed almost everywhere in Park City.

There is parking across the highway from the farm, and a path cuts under the road, and there is a smaller parking section that is on the same side of the freeway as the barn that is a great way to access the area.

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