Ogden, Utah

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Top Photography Spots in and near Ogden

  • Ogden, Utah

    Waterfall Canyon

    4.0
    2.44 mi / 1394 ft gain
    Waterfall Canyon is one of the most popular hikes in the Ogden area. The trailhead is easy to find, just head east on 29th street until you hit the base of the mountains and the parking lot is on the right. There are plenty of parking spots and restrooms but sometimes the restrooms are locked. T...
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  • Ogden, Utah

    Hike the Wheeler Creek and Icebox Canyon Loop

    4 mi / 400 ft gain
    To get to the trailhead from Ogden drive up Ogden Canyon toward Pine View Reservoir. Right when the canyon begins to open up and you can see the actual dam there is a turn off on the south side of the road that leads down a dirt road to a very small parking area and the trailhead. If the parking ...
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  • Ogden, Utah

    Ben Lomond via North Skyline Trail

    5.0
    15.75 mi / 3671 ft gain
    The trail starts in the Right Fork North Ogden Canyon near Liberty, Utah. Park in the main parking lot and then cross the road to the trailhead. You will see a sign at the beginning indicating that the Ben Lomond summit is 8.2 miles away. In the spring, it is quite difficult to make it all the ...
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  • Layton, Utah

    Adams Canyon

    4.8
    3.55 mi / 1434 ft gain
    The trailhead is at a dirt parking lot with a lot of parking, but on Saturday mornings it can get full and people are forced to park on the street. As you start off, there are a few steep and sandy switchbacks. They don't last too long but on a hot day it can seem like forever. After that, the t...
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  • Layton, Utah

    Stroll through the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

    5.0
    1 mi
    The wetlands of The Nature Conservancy's Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve are a unique system of salt and fresh water marshes, ponds, pools, sloughs and mudflats. It is a rich feeding ground for tens of thousands of migrating birds, making this destination a birder's paradise.Great for all ski...
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  • Syracuse, Utah

    Photograph the Famous Stump by the Antelope Island Causeway

    4.8
    If you've ever visited Antelope Island State Park, there is no doubt you've seen the stump. This dead, bleached focal point with it's gnarled branches stands out in the middle of the vast landscape of the Great Salt Lake. It is located on the South side of the causeway, approximately two miles fr...
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  • Salt Lake City, Utah

    Birding at Farmington Bay

    5.0
    Every winter as the ice thaws, eagles gather at Farmington Bay to feed on huge populations of carp. This can produce a pretty amazing set of circumstances where it's not uncommon to see birds feeding just 50 yards from shore.The prime viewing opportunity happens around "Bald Eagle Day," an event ...
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  • Davis County, Utah

    Hike the Buffalo Point Trail on Antelope Island

    4.0
    1 mi / 300 ft gain
    Antelope Island State Park is a gem within the Utah State Park system. With over 28,000 acres, it is the biggest island located in the Great Salt Lake...the largest salt water lake in the Western hemisphere. It is incredibly scenic, with beautiful shoreline and beaches, grassy plains, mountaino...
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  • Huntsville, Utah

    Hike the Skull Creek Trail of Causey Reservoir

    4.8 mi / 400 ft gain
    To get to the trailhead from Ogden, Utah, take 12th street east up canyon and around Pine View Reservoir. When you get to Huntsville, turn right and continue to head east up the canyon. IN 8 miles you will come to a sign for Causey Road. Turn right here and follow the road to the dam. Turn right ...
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  • Davis County, Utah

    Hike Frary Peak Trail on Antelope Island

    5.0
    6.4 mi / 2030 ft gain
    The Frary peak trail is the highest point of Antelope Island and can be found a short drive off of I-15 north on Antelope Drive near Layton. There is a fee to access the island, but well worth it. When you get to the island, head left along the east side of the island toward Fielding Garr Ranch. ...
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  • Davis County, Utah

    Hike the Frary Peak Trail

    4.5
    7 mi / 2050 ft gain
    This is a fairly easy hike starting at the parking lot near the trailhead. You will encounter little or no obstacles on your hike, just a nice incline leading you to the highest point of the island.You will be able to see lots of buffalo roaming around most of the island on your way up. Be sure t...
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  • Centerville, Utah

    Hike to the Parrish Creek Pictographs

    4.7
    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    The petroglyphs are pretty easy to find and it is such a short hike you can do it in about 45 minutes. To get to the trailhead, drive to Centerville, Utah and take 400 N all the way towards the mountain. The road with curve to the right with a small dirt road heading to the left. Take the dirt ro...
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  • Centerville, Utah

    Hike to the Rope Swing on Deuel Creek Trail

    5.0
    2.6 mi / 646 ft gain
    Not only is this hike absolutely gorgeous, but it also has an epic rope swing at the end! To get to the trailhead you'll need a vehicle that can handle rough roads—you have to drive up a bit on the side of the mountain to get to the trailhead. The beginning of the hike is marked with a little bul...
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  • Wellsville, Utah

    Box Elder Peak

    4.3
    7.57 mi / 3986 ft gain
    From the Rattlesnake Trailhead (about a mile northeast of the Sherwood Hills Resort on U.S. 89) to the peak is just under 4.5 miles. The hike is great exercise, as it's relatively steep. The steep angle provides for stunning views along the entire trail, making this one of the most picturesque hi...
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  • Salt Lake City, Utah

    Ensign Peak

    4.2
    0.97 mi / 354 ft gain
    This hike is a piece of cake with a sizable reward. It starts just up the hill behind the Capitol Building and ascends 350 feet over about 0.5 miles to the top on a very well marked trail. It's great for a family with young ones or maybe a quick post-dinner evening date. Parking is all along a re...
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  • Salt Lake City, Utah

    Hike or Trail Run Mount Van Cott

    4.0
    3 mi / 1400 ft gain
    There are many different trailheads that will take you to the top of Mount Van Cott, but the main trailhead is up Red Butte Canyon. Drive up the canyon until you reach the parking lot where the canyon gate is blocking the road. After parking your car here, head up the dirt road on foot until you ...
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