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Ogden Destination Guide

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Ogden is a city in and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States. The city served as a major railway hub through much of its history, and still handles a great deal of freight rail traffic which makes it a convenient location for manufacturing and commerce. Ogden is also known for its many historic buildings, close proximity to the Wasatch Mountains, a heart for skiing and adventure sports, and as the home of Weber State University.

Lake Powell is a great place for houseboating situated in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. This lake is 186 miles long that features cool blue water, excellent red-rock panorama and white sandy beaches. This is suitable for kayaking, boating and fishing. Likewise, Pineview Reservoir offers exceptional opportunities for fishing, boating, and other water sports adventure. It also provides white, sandy beaches.

Ogden River Parkway is a picturesque trail that contours the river running from the Ogden Canyon down into the city. You can pass the Loren Farr Park, Eccles Dinosaur Park, the Big D Sports Park, and the Ogden Stadium and into the center of Ogden’s most modern business district as you leisurely walk the parkway.

When in the Ogden Valley, you would never guess that a city is that close and the Salt Lake City International Airport within an hour’s drive, with hundreds of non-stop flights. The Valley includes three townships, Huntsville, Eden and Liberty. Eden is the host each August to the Ogden Valley Balloon Festival and Wolf Creek Utah’s Music in the Mountains summer concert series including the Utah Symphony. Snowbasin Resort is open for summer concerts, mountain biking, hiking and dining and hosts two XTERRA events annually, where the country’s gnarliest and most talented triathletes and snowsports athletes compete for major prizes. It is truly endless what you can do here. World class skiing and riding are just a start.

On the mountains east of Ogden are three downhill ski areas: Snowbasin, Powder Mountain, and Wolf Mountain. Powder Mountain was ranked #1 by SKI Magazine for snow and Snowbasin #1 for lifts and service last season. There’s also Wolf Creek Utah Ski Resort which is low key, affordable and a great place to learn to ski or board.

When looking for Snowbasin real estate or Powder Mountain real estate, look no further than PPR (Provident Partners Realty). Their experienced brokerage specializes in Ogden Valley real estate including Eden, Huntsville and Liberty and is composed of veteran local agents with many years in this Valley. PPR knows the lay of the land and how to find and direct buyers to the right property. They also know how to enjoy all their amenities, which include Snowbasin, Powder Mountain, Wolf Creek Utah Ski Resort, Pineview Lake, Monte Cristo, North Fork, Wolf Creek Resort, Shooting Star and Ogden Valley Pathways are ALL located in the Valley.