4 Spaces & Places to Beat the Heat This Spring at Summit Creek

Situated in the foothills of the Wasatch Front at just over 5,300 feet, Summit Creek offers an oasis set high above the summertime heat of the valley below. Here, the warmer months are spent savoring the best of mountain living—whether it be adventuring the backcountry, relaxing poolside or gathering for a family meal al fresco. When temperatures soar, stay cool at our favorite spaces and places that await just beyond your doorstep.

Unwind, Poolside

Whether your preferred pool day means perfecting your cannonball splash or relaxing the day away with a good read, the Summit Springs community pool complex offers a cool retreat for fun and downtime. Featuring three distinct swimming pools, a hot tub, sun ledge with bubble jets, waterfall features and expansive, multi-level lounging spaces, this year-round complex is the ultimate destination to soak up family time.

Take on the Backcountry

Grab your hiking shoes for a sunrise trek, hop in a ranger to explore the best of the backcountry’s views or gather the whole family to hit the mountain bike trails. With 300+ acres of uninhibited land awaiting exploration steps from your mountain home, your outdoor adventure options are endless. Whether it’s getting a head start on a run before the sunrise or taking advantage or spring’s lingering daylight with an evening stroll, warmer weather offers even more reason to soak up Utah’s natural splendor.

Cool Off with a Springtime Sweet

Our preferred way to cool down on a warm day involves ice cream—and there are plenty of nearby treat shops in the neighboring communities that are sure to satisfy your frozen-sweet fix. Whether it’s heading out for shaved ice, frozen custard or ice cream sandwiches, complete your outing to town by shopping the area’s bustling boutiques or exploring the various entertainment opportunities that await moments from Summit Creek.

Take It To The Porch

Escape the heat from the comfort of your mountain abode, whether it be hosting a BBQ beneath the stars or dining on the patio with the family. Wherever the day takes you, there’s nothing quite like returning home to your mountain dwelling at Summit Creek for an evening spent sharing your favorite moments of the day’s adventure with your loved ones.

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