Ogden lies in the beautiful mountain valley of the Ogden River, a city surrounded by the majestic beauty of the Wasatch Mountains and the Great Salt Lake. With 11 National Parks nearby, access to 67,000 acres of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest and a gateway to Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Wolf Mountain, Ogden offers one-of-a-kind outdoor recreation and ample opportunity for fun. Historic 25th Street has eclectic shopping and a vibrant nightlife. Wander through the museums and galleries displaying native art, attend a live theatre performance or a rodeo, or tee off at one of the many nearby scenic golf courses. Stroll the Ogden River Parkway with a visit to the Ogden Eccles Dinosaur Park, with hands-on exhibits and life-sized dinosaurs.
An Outdoor Oasis
Year round Ogden offers outdoor recreation in the foothills and mountains, with acres of National Forest land, three nearby ski resorts and miles of wilderness trails. The pristine waters of 13,000 acres of lakes, reservoirs and the Ogden and Weber Rivers are perfect for anglers, canoers and kayakers. Relax alongside a blue-ribbon trout stream or water-ski on the glassy lake waters. The Monte Cristo scenic drive takes you through the narrow river canyon and climbs to the summit of the Monte Cristo range with spectacular views of wildflowers and fall colors.
The world-class ski resorts of Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Wolf Mountain offers those with a thirst for adventure miles of groomed trails and off-piste excitement. Enjoy alpine and Nordic skiing, tubing, snowshoeing or take to the skies to experience the thrill of heli-skiing.
An outdoor playground of unforgettable experiences.