Draper, UT is a beautiful city situated in the canyons just 20 miles south of Salt Lake City. This charming community is perfect for families and is seeing plenty of growth and development.
Real Estate and Schools
The average list prices for single family homes in Draper is currently $586,868 as of August 2016. Recently, Draper has seen a 1% week-over-week increase in listing price.
Canyons School District is successful and budding, founded in 2009 to serve the residents of Draper and surrounding areas. Canyons District has a AAA bond rating and is opening or renovating an average of two schools each year. Graduating seniors earned a record amount of scholarships in 2016, with more than $34.8 million awarded to Canyons District students. Schools within Canyons District are consistently rated among the highest in the state.
Located along the south east edge of the valley and up next to the mountain, Draper is a great city for those individuals interested in outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, horseback riding and even hang-gliding. Traverse Ridge is considered to be a top hang-gliding and paragliding location in North America.
For those looking for a more traditional outdoor adventure, Draper is between 20-40 minutes from top ski destinations, such as Snowbird, Solitude, Alta and Brighton. And only about 45 minute drive to Park City. Draper also boasts more than 88 miles of trails perfect for hiking or cycling day trips. Corner Canyon is a top local destination. With it's miles of hiking and horseback riding trails, it's also a testament to the city's commitment to preserving nature for Draper residents to enjoy for many years to come.
Draper has strong pioneer roots and celebrates its values by providing many colorful community events throughout the year. Draper Days is a festival spanning more than a week each summer, with numerous cultural and community events such as a rodeo and a parade, along with food and activities for all ages. The Draper Amphitheater provides a diverse range of live entertainment for Draper residents. There are several restaurants and bars in the area- many located along 12300 S, which is a major shopping and entertainment area in Draper.