Connected by the Rail Trail
Ideally situated east of State Route 224 and South of State Route 248, Prospector is close to Main Street and the ski resorts. Since the mid 70s Prospector has been known for it’s Victorian style architecture and lively neighborhood. It is located just outside of old town and is chock full of local businesses, restaurants and homes. Situated on the rail the trail, the connectivity can’t be beat! Find yourself linked to the 400 miles of hiking and biking trails through out Park City! Prospector has a mixed bag of residential opportunities; you will find condos, multifamily and single family homes all within walking distances of Prospector Square. For more information about business, restaurants and the neighborhood itself, click here: http://prospectorsquare.com/
Walk to Dinner
Steak House, Burgers, Indian Food, Mexican Food
You can find just about any kind of cuisine in Prospector. A true “locals” food hub, Prospector is home to many affordable restaurants including our favorites!
If burgers is what your in the mood for we highly recommend “Burgers and Barley” located in the Park City Plaza. Locally owned and operated, Burgers and Barley has some tasty and unique selections and of course BEER! For example, my favorite is the Huckleberry Burger which features fresh blueberry jam, apple wood bacon and brie on top of a huge patty! You can find their menu by clicking here: Burgers and Barley Menu.
If it’s Mexican food you are looking for please don’t overlook the convenient (there’s a drive through), delicious and fresh food of Albertos Restaurant. It’s not uncommon to see workers cutting up fresh tomatoes, throwing chicken on the grill or making up a fabulous chocolate shake. Who doesn’t love a chocolate shake? For more information about Albertos click here: https://www.yelp.com/biz/albertos-mexican-food-park-city
Here are a few of other recommended restaurants in the Prospector neighborhood:
Mexican: El Chubasco
American: Sammy’s Bistro
Indian: Good Karma
Steak House: Grub Steak
Pizza and Pasta: Fuego
The Rail Trail
Your connection to Park City
Rail trail is probably one of the biggest assets to Prospector neighborhood. It provides year round access to outdoor adventure. Most homes have easy access to the Rail Trail and some even back up to this valuable thoroughfare. The history of the Rail Trail is quite interesting. You can find more information about it here: https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/historic-union-pacific-rail-trail/discover/ But in short, it’s the old rail line that they removed and paved over.
You can start in Prospector and it will link you to basically miles and miles of trails. If you stay on the Rail Trail you can walk or ride out to Coalville. Coalville is our County Seat over 20 miles away.
If you head toward town on the Rail Trail it will connect you into a trail that takes you to Main Street, Park City. Here you will find endless opportunities of entertainment.
The Rail Trail Map can be found here: RAIL TRAIL MAP.
For more biking information about the rail trail you can check out this website at www.utahmountainbiking.com
In the winter, the Rail Trail provides cross country ski and snowshoe trails. Scenic miles of groomed track will connect you into Round Valley where there are miles and miles of both groomed track for skate and classic skiing.
Our best resource for trail information in Park City is Mountain Trails at www.mountaintrails.org. For specific Rail Trails information look here: http://mountaintrails.org/pc-trail-system/historic-rail-trail/