Draper

The convenient mountain location and favorable wind patterns makes hang gliding and paragliding a Draper City must! Throughout this gem’s 35+ parks, it has over 90 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding and isn’t more than 20 minutes away from some of Utah’s world famous ski resorts. This town is any outdoors-man’s dream! The area is always building, expanding and improving, recently Draper purchased over 2,400 acres in the SunCrest area of the Traverse Mountain.  This makes it the ideal selection for families looking to build or buy something on the newer side.

Location

Draper is located in both Salt Lake and Utah County. Belonging to the Metropolitan areas of Salt Lake and Provo-Orem, respectively. Roughly 20 miles (32 km) south of Salt Lake City, nestled at the base of the Wasatch and Traverse Mountain Ranges. 

 

Quick Facts

Elevation: 4525 feet

Land area: 30.3 square miles

Population in 2015: approximately 50,000

Estimated average home price: $338,690

 

Schools in the area

Public (in no particular order):

  • Summit Academy (K-9)
  • Willow Springs Elementary School (K-6)
  • Oak Hollow School (K-10)
  • Draper School(K-6)
  • Channing Hall (K-8)
  • American Preparatory Academy  (K-9)
  • South Park Academy (9-12)
  • Genesis Youth Center (7-12)

Private(in no particular order):

  • St. John the Baptist Elementary (K-5)
  • St. John the Baptist Middle School (6-8)
  • Juan Diego Catholic High School (9-12)
  • Pine Ridge Academy (7-12)
  • Oxford Learning Source (1-12)
  • Gateway Academy (9-12; boys only)

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