The Best Chillin in Utah

Looking for the best chillin in Utah? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Utah. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top chillin spots in and near Utah

  • Utah County, Utah

    Hike to Diamond Fork (Fifth Water) Hot Springs

    4.3
    10 mi
    When you hike out to Diamond Fork aka Fifth Water hot springs, get ready for an amazing experience! The lower fall is visible from the main pool. If you want to continue to go further up the creek, you will run into the second fall, which is the most photogenic of them all. There are also two poo...
    Read more
  • Salt Lake City, Utah

    Hike to Donut Falls

    4.1
    3.5 mi
    The TrailFollow the trail for just a little bit and when it forks, stay to the left and you will arrive to Donut Falls. Once at the waterfall, climb up the rocks to get to the cave at the top, which is not visible from the bottom. To take pictures inside of the cave, you will most likely get your...
    Read more
  • Springdale, Utah

    Hike Many Pools

    4.5
    2 mi
    To get there, drive about .8 miles east of the smaller tunnel on the Zion-Mt. Carmel highway. There will be a place to pull out and park on a large turn. Continue walking down the road about 150 yards east and cross the street before the next turn. There is no marked trail, but there should be a ...
    Read more
  • Sandy, Utah

    Hike to Bell Canyon's Waterfall

    4.5
    4 mi / 1500 ft gain
    If you keep a steady pace, the hike takes about an hour each way, so allow time when trying to catch the sunset. The hike is pretty easy until right before you reach the falls, where there is a big, steep hill you have to climb.From the parking lot/trailhead, head up the path and head left when y...
    Read more
  • Hurricane, Utah

    Photographing the Sunset at Canyon Junction Bridge

    4.4
    The view of the Watchman from Canyon Junction Bridge is one of the most highly photographed views in Zion National Park. Located nearby the South Visitor Center, this beautiful and easily accessible viewpoint is frequented by many visitors of Zion National Park. Parking is sparse so be sure to go...
    Read more
  • Saratoga Springs, Utah

    Relax in the Saratoga Hot Springs

    3.3
    Awesome all year round, but one of the best places to chill out during winter. The water is just hot enough to feel amazing and escape from the cold. This place is public and not supervised. It does close from 10pm-6am and police have been known to pass by and enforce it.Pulling in to the parking...
    Read more
  • Kane County, Utah

    Backpack Reflection Canyon

    5.0
    18 mi
    Backpacking Reflection Canyon is not for the faint of heart. It's an intense, challenging hike that takes you through slot canyons, climbing up and down shifty sandstones and traversing rugged terrains and ravines. Although the elevation gain is almost nothing, the up and down climbs from one rav...
    Read more
  • Alta, Utah

    Wildflower Hike In Albion Basin

    5.0
    At Albion Basin, wildflowers you will see include lupine, Indian paintbrush, American bistort, sunflowers, fireweed, and many more!Drive to the very top of Little Cottonwood Canyon and park at the Albion Grill. There is a trail just behind the Grill that takes you through a variety of wildflowers...
    Read more
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah

    Camp at Willow Lake

    4.6
    2 mi
    The trailhead to Willow Lake is about 11 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon and is on the north side of the road right after the passing lane begins. It can be easy to miss, and is only marked with a plaque on a rock (40.630302, -111.604639). As you hike a little in from the road you will see the tra...
    Read more
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah

    Hike to Battlecreek Falls

    4.6
    1.2 mi
    Battlecreek Falls is a great place to get away after a long day of work—or if you're looking for a great hike but are short on time. It's a great way to get the dog or your family out to enjoy some nature.The falls are about a 15-25 minute walk from the parking lot, the waterfall is enormous and ...
    Read more
  • Sandy, Utah

    Summit the Pfeifferhorn

    5.0
    9 mi / 3700 ft gain
    Starting at the White Pine Trailhead in Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT, hike southwest until reaching the junction to Red Pine Canyon. Take the trail that crosses the stream and continues west around the ridge. The trail will quickly turn south and begin to gain elevation. Continue west as you pass...
    Read more
  • Payson, Utah

    Hike to Grotto Falls

    4.0
    0.3 mi / 175 ft gain
    Heading in the canyon you will drive along a winding road for a while until you pass through a gate (Closed during Winter, this is where you will need to pull over and continue down the road on foot) about a mile up you will see a trailhead on the left called "Bennie Creek" and right after you wi...
    Read more
  • Millard County, Utah

    Take a Dip in the Meadow Hot Springs

    3.8
    These hot springs are located on private property but the owner allows anyone to come and take a dip. You can camp overnight and also have fires in the several pits near the pools. He just asks all the visitors to keep it cleaner than they found it and Leave No Trace of course. There are 3 differ...
    Read more
  • Hurricane, Utah

    Camp Under Zion's Watchman

    4.2
    Watchman Campground is one of the most popular campgrounds at Zion National Park. With a prime location only a ¼ mile away from the South entrance and gorgeous scenery right outside of your tent, including the tall sandstone cliffs that surround it, it’s easy to see why this campground is everyon...
    Read more
  • Hurricane, Utah

    Hike the Red Cliffs Recreation Nature Trail

    4.5
    2 mi / 150 ft gain
    Hike along streams that run through red sandstone - the blue water makes a fun contrast against the red rocks and sand.To get to the trailhead, drive to the Red Cliffs Campground about 20 minutes north of St. George. There is a small fee to park or camp at the campground.This trail starts in the ...
    Read more
  • Moab, Utah

    Hike to Power Dam

    3.4
    3 mi
    This is a great little swimming hole spot in Moab. A lot of locals will call it The Power Dam. It's just a short easy 1.5 mile hike up the canyon to a natural swimming pool where you can swim and hangout. This is a perfect little spot to check out in Moab while visiting the great national parks. ...
    Read more