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    Top Spots in and near Mount Pleasant

    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Emery County, Utah

      Camp at the Little Grand Canyon

      4.6
      The Wedge and The Little Grand Canyon are located in Eastern Utah and despite their amazing beauty are relatively unknown and overlooked partly due to their close proximity to national parks like Arches and Canyonlands. With it's massive size, The San Rafael Swell, where The Little Grand Canyon i...
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    • Emery County, Utah

      Camp at The Wedge (East Side)

      The Wedge, which is also known as The Little Grand Canyon is located in the northern part of the San Rafael Swell. The closest town is Castle Dale, Utah, and most people drive past this part of the San Rafael Swell on their way to Moab, or other parts of the Swell.The views are remarkable. It's n...
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    Camping and Lodging in Mount Pleasant

    Lake Canyon Rec Area
    Mount Pleasant, Utah

    Lake Canyon Rec Area

    Miller Flat Reservoir Campground
    Mount Pleasant, Utah

    Miller Flat Reservoir Campground

    Potters Pond
    Mount Pleasant, Utah

    Potters Pond

    Maple Canyon
    Sanpete County, Utah

    Maple Canyon

    Flat Canyon
    Fairview, Utah

    Flat Canyon

    Gooseberry Group
    Fairview, Utah

    Gooseberry Group

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