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The Best Hiking in Provo

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Top hiking spots in and near Provo

  • Provo, Utah

    Bonneville Shoreline Trail: Y Mountain-Springville

    15.14 mi / 2274 ft gain
    Bonneville Shoreline Trail: Y Mountain-Springville is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Provo, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    The Y

    4.0
    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

    Brigham Young University Botany Pond

    0.96 mi / 46 ft gain
    Brigham Young University Botany Pond is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Provo, Utah.
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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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  • Provo, Utah

    Snowshoe the Rock Canyon Trail

    3 mi / 1630 ft gain
    The Rock Canyon trail is a heavily trafficked path that brings people of all ages.  In the winter the mountains are covered in snow and the path is well packed down due to the volume of people that are hiking.  After about a mile of hiking, you will enter the more dense part of the canyon with lo...
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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

    Slate Canyon Loop Trail

    8.68 mi / 3255 ft gain
    Slate Canyon Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Provo, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Buffalo Peak Trail

    0.97 mi / 213 ft gain
    Buffalo Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Provo, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Hike to Summit of Buffalo Peak

    1 mi / 500 ft gain
    Drive up Provo Canyon and turn right on Squaw Peak Road.  Follow the road til you reach the T in the road and head left on Road 027.  Follow it 2.9 miles to the unmarked trail head.  It is located next to a wooden fence on the right of the road and next to a sign about fire and wildlife safety.  ...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Cascade Mountain via Dry Fork Canyon

    13.23 mi / 4537 ft gain
    Cascade Mountain via Dry Fork Canyon is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Provo, Utah.
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  • Orem, Utah

    Bonneville Shoreline to Betty to Dry Canyon Loop

    6.93 mi / 1427 ft gain
    Bonneville Shoreline to Betty to Dry Canyon Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Orem, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Bridal Veil Falls

    4.5
    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

    Big Baldy Summit

    6.84 mi / 3320 ft gain
    Big Baldy Summit is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Pleasant Grove, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Big Baldy Through Trail

    7.36 mi / 3258 ft gain
    Big Baldy Through Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Lindon, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Dry Canyon Alternate Trail

    4.94 mi / 1394 ft gain
    Dry Canyon Alternate Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Lindon, Utah.
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