Sandy is located about 13 miles south of Salt Lake City and sits at the bottom of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Sandy City offers wonderful views of the Wasatch Mountains and easy access to the canyons for many activities including camping, hiking, biking, climbing, and skiing.
Sandy has a variety of neighborhoods to fit your style. Plenty of established areas with mature trees and long time communities along with newly developed areas with the latest in home amenities.
Sandy city is part of the Canyons School District. There are 18 Elementary schools, 6 Middle schools, and 4 High schools. It also offers 1 Technical school. Other Charter or Private schools are also located in the Sandy area to choose from.
Sandy offers the South Towne Mall for shopping, Jordan Commons for movie entertainment and restaurants, Sandy City Public Library, and Alta Canyon Recreation Center that has a public pool open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Dimple Dell Recreation Center is also located in Sandy and offers a year round indoor pool along with other sports and fitness amenities. The city is dotted with several parks throughout that are wonderful for enjoying the outdoors including Dimple Dell Regional Park which includes uses for horseback riding, hiking, biking, and trails for dog walking or trail running.
Sandy has 4 Golf Courses for you to choose from.
I-15 runs along the west side of Sandy City and offers easy access to the freeway. The Trax light rail system also runs through 2 stops in Sandy, offering easy transportation to downtown Salt Lake City.