Fairview, Utah

Top Spots in and near Fairview

  • Fountain Green, Utah

    Climb at Maple Canyon

    Regardless on whether you're northbound / southbound, jump on I-15 and take exit 225 in Nephi. Head east. Continue on this road (100 N) for 14 miles. Then, turn right on 400 S and after a 1/2 mile turn left onto West Side Road. This road will take you along a bunch of farmlands. After about 6 mil...
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  • Fountain Green, Utah

    Maple Canyon Arch Loop

    2.78 mi / 1332 ft gain
    If you’re a rock climber, you probably know all about Maple Canyon. It’s unique conglomerate walls attract climbers from all over the world. It’s a Mecca of sorts. The beautiful canyon contains some outstanding hiking as well and this adventure will give you a taste of the entire canyon. The tra...
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  • Nephi, Utah

    Andrew's Ridge to Mt. Nebo (South Peak)

    8.67 mi / 5400 ft gain
    Andrew's Ridge to Mt. Nebo (South Peak) is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Nephi, Utah.
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  • Payson, Utah

    Mount Nebo via North Rim Trail

    4.5
    8.6 mi / 2897 ft gain
    Mount Nebo is the tallest of all the mountains in the Wasatch, and also one of the easiest to hike, due to the fact that the trail begins at an elevation of ~9300 ft. The parking area for the trailhead is along a short dirt road, which is precisely marked on the location map. The trail itself is...
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  • 18899-19003 U.S. Highway 89, Utah

    Visit the Flooded Thistle Ghost Town

    3.0
    Thistle, Utah was a small community located in Spanish Fork Canyon, founded in 1883. It flourished for a time as a ranching community and eventually became a major stop on the rail line that ran through it. This all changed in 1983 when a massive landslide dammed the Spanish Fork River and floode...
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  • Nephi, Utah

    Burraston Ponds

    3.0
    Pulling into Mona Reservoir and Burraston Ponds you will see some trees to hang up a hammock and have a relaxing afternoon and evening. The bonus is that there's an awesome Mona Rope Swing, which makes this a great place to cool off during summer. Make sure to look up at night because the milky ...
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  • Payson, Utah

    Grotto Falls

    4.0
    0.54 mi / 144 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...
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  • Orangeville, Utah

    Bouldering in Joe's Valley, UT

    5.0
    The bouldering in Joe's Valley has been a hot spot for climbers from all around the world. Discovered by Utah climbers decades ago it has turned into a mecca for anyone who loves sandstone bouldering. The texture of the rock is very grippy and after a long day can leave you with little skin lef...
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  • Springville, Utah

    Rappel the Red Ledges

    4.0
    1 mi / 180 ft gain
    This is a sweet spot to go rappelling near Spanish Fork, UT.  It's located at the Red Ledges in Diamond Fork Canyon.  There is a picnic area, grill and restrooms near the base. The unique formations are beautiful to hike around and fun to rappel down.  The hike is pretty short, but steep.  We did...
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  • Utah County, Utah

    Diamond Fork (Fifth Water) Hot Springs

    4.2
    4.63 mi / 663 ft gain
    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...
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  • Utah County, Utah

    Fifth Water Hot Springs from Rays Valley Trailhead

    5.0
    4.98 mi / 787 ft gain
    Fifth Water Hot Springs from Rays Valley Trailhead is an out-and-back trail that takes you to a hot springs located near Spanish Fork, Utah. Dogs are permitted on this trail on-leash. If heading to the hot springs with your pup, please be respectful of others visiting the hot springs. Along this ...
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  • Springville, Utah

    Maple Mountain (aka Spanish Fork Peak)

    10.56 mi / 4524 ft gain
    The trail starts out very easy, but keep an eye out for the fork in the trail at the creek. It's easy to miss. It's right at the metal bench that will be on the left. Cross the creek and continue another quarter mile or so when you'll notice another branch to your left. Keep going straight here a...
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  • Juab County, Utah

    Photographing Little Sahara Recreation Area

    5.0
    What I used: An old Nikon D80 that was converted into an infrared camera. The infrared camera can be used to create some unique images. The monochrome images that I uploaded were created with the IR camera.NIkon D7000. I used these for the night shots with milky way. The images were created using...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Hike to the Summit of Buckley Mountain

    4.0
    18 mi / 5000 ft gain
    There are a few ways to get to the top of Buckley, but the funnest (and most strenuous) way to get up to Buckley is taking the trail up Slate Canyon. Slate Canyon has a parking lot and bathroom located at the base of the trail, and the trailhead is about ten minutes from the Provo Center Street e...
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  • Provo, Utah

    The Y Trail

    3.5
    2.29 mi / 1063 ft gain
    Hiking the Y is a classic hike in Provo, Utah—but don't expect it to be easy! There's no shade and not much greenery, so it's a hot, dusty trek to the top. Once you reach the Y, though, the view of the Provo and Utah Lake is amazing. There are also benches at the top. When you reach the Y, you w...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Hike to Buckley's Abandoned Mine

    4.6
    3 mi / 200 ft gain
    Once you reach the mine it's gated but you can slide in. Follow the main tunnel a hundred or so feet back and climb the 75 foot ladder up to the second level. You can then make your way back out to the cliff face where there is another gate to the outside. That gate is a little trickier to squeez...
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Camping and Lodging in Fairview

Mammoth Cabin
Fairview, Utah

Mammoth Cabin

Gooseberry Group
Fairview, Utah

Gooseberry Group

Flat Canyon
Fairview, Utah

Flat Canyon

Gooseberry Reservoir
Fairview, Utah

Gooseberry Reservoir

Lake Canyon Rec Area
Mount Pleasant, Utah

Lake Canyon Rec Area

Miller Flat Reservoir Campground
Mount Pleasant, Utah

Miller Flat Reservoir Campground

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10 Must-Do Waterfalls Hikes in Utah

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10 Amazing Winter Hikes in Utah

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