Payson, Utah

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  • Orem, Utah

    Ice Climbing Pipe Dream

    5.0
    With a couple weeks of cold temps this pipe fed ice flow comes in nicely. It is WI 3-4 depending on thickness. Grab a small grill, some friends and drinks and get in a few ice laps. Most of the routes can be set up for top roping.Park on the north side of the road roughly a mile from the mouth of...
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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

    Bridal Veil Falls

    4.8
    0.47 mi / 285 ft gain
    Heading on Provo Canyon Rd the waterfall is just on the right hand side. You will see a sign that says "Bridal Veil" to turn in and park at the falls. At the falls you can hike up a bit to get closer to the waterfall but you will get sprayed quite a bit. Usually a few people there take photos at ...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Ice Climbing Provo Canyon

    There are a number of good ice climbing areas in the canyon. Everything from short easy water ice on up to the most difficult mixed route in the state are available. The area surrounding Bridal Veil Falls usually sees the most traffic. There are too many great routes to names here. For more in de...
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  • Pleasant Grove, Utah

    Battlecreek Falls

    4.7
    1.09 mi / 486 ft gain
    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 an...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Upper Falls

    2.7
    0.54 mi / 423 ft gain
    Coming from Provo, at about 2.5 miles make a right hand turn for Nunn's Park/ Bridal Veil. Go straight through the intersections and pass Bridal Veil Falls (on your right) and continue until you see a park on your right (Upper Falls Park). Park here and cross the bridge over the creek and then fo...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Hike Big Springs Hollow Loop

    4.0
    5 mi / 600 ft gain
    Arriving to Big Springs Hollow is relatively easy.  Drive up Provo Canyon and turn right onto South Fork Rd at Vivian Park.  As you pass Vivian Park, you'll continue for 3 miles on South Fork Rd until you reach Big Springs Park.  Continue up to the Upper level parking and the trailhead will be in...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Floating the Provo River

    4.3
    There's no better way than spending a hot summer day floating down a river with your friends. The Provo River offers incredible views of Mount Timpanogos and other surrounding mountains in the Provo Canyon.  The easiest way to do this adventure is to visit High Country Adventure in the Provo Cany...
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  • Saratoga Springs, Utah

    Saratoga Hot Springs

    3.3
    0.7 mi / 46 ft gain
    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 parki...
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  • Lehi, Utah

    Jordan River Parkway Trail

    4.0
    45.33 mi / 2113 ft gain
    Jordan River Parkway Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Saratoga Springs, Utah.
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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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  • Provo, Utah

    Stewart Falls

    4.3
    3.5 mi / 561 ft gain
    The canyon is closed during snowfall so this is only accessible between May-Nov usually. It is best during the fall when the leaves have changed color, but let's be honest, it's always great. Head up Provo Canyon and follow the signs to make a left going into Sundance. Follow the road past the sk...
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  • Provo, Utah

    North Summit of Mount Timpanogos

    5.0
    15.64 mi / 5571 ft gain
    To reach the north summit of Timpanogos you start out just like you would if you were going to the main summit. There are 2 different trail options to choose from; The Aspen Grove trail near Sundance Ski resort or the Timpanooke trail through American Fork Canyon. I will put the start point on th...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Mount Timpanogos via Aspen Grove

    4.0
    13.65 mi / 5013 ft gain
    The Aspen Grove trail is shorter but a bit steeper than the Timpanooke Trail. This usually means that fewer people take this route, and on an extremely popular mountain like Timpanogos, that’s a good thing. The trail is 14 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 5,140 feet.  The hike begins a...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Skiing Utah's Mount Timpanogos

    4.0
    Start at the Aspen Grove trailhead for Mt. Timpanogos. Go straight up the southwest side of Primrose Cirque and keep climbing until it levels out continue past East Timp to the shelter by Emerald Lake. From Emerald Lake, skin up where the snowfield is during the summer (south from the shelter). W...
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  • Wallsburg, Utah

    Walk the Deer Creek Dam Trail

    4.0
    8.03 mi / 400 ft gain
    While driving East, the turnoff to the trailhead is just left of the dam. There is a size-able parking lot and rest rooms available. The hike itself is a dirt path and easy to follow. Access to the water's edge is restricted until you are 1500 feet past the dam. Though the trail is designed for b...
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