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    Top Spots in and near Juab County

    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Saratoga Springs, Utah

      Photograph the Sunrise at Utah Lake

      4.0
      Turn off Highway 68 onto a dirt road towards Utah Lake. You'll see a large sign on your left and a small hill with ATV trails in the distance on your right. Follow the dirt road straight down past the hill. After veering right you can park down fairly close to the water's edge. The dirt road is f...
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Provo, Utah

      Hike Squaw Peak

      4.5
      7.1 mi / 2700 ft gain
      Squaw Peak Trail is a great hike if you live in Provo, since it is a quick getaway. But still definitely worth the trip if you don't. This 7.1 mile hike has beautiful views and does not long to do Usually it takes about three hours from start (Rock Canyon) to finish (the Peak) at a decent clip. T...
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    Camping and Lodging in Juab County

    Bear Canyon
    Nephi, Utah

    Bear Canyon

    Ponderosa Uinta
    Nephi, Utah

    Ponderosa Uinta

    Tinney Flat
    Payson, Utah

    Tinney Flat

    Blackhawk
    Fairview, Utah

    Blackhawk

    Payson Lakes
    Salem, Utah

    Payson Lakes

    Payson Lakes Guard Station
    Payson, Utah

    Payson Lakes Guard Station

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