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Recognized across the world as a premier skiing destination with resorts like Snowbird, Alta, and Park City less than an hour from the airport, Salt Lake City's Wasatch Front is also home to word-class hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, backpacking and camping. Plus, you're never more than a few hours' drive from other Utah adventure playgrounds like Moab, Zion National Park, and the Uinta Mountains.

Top Spots

International Peace Gardens Loop

Salt Lake City, Utah

0.48 mi / 3 ft gain

Hike Ensign Peak

Salt Lake City, Utah

4.1
1 mi / 350 ft gain

Ensign Peak Trail and Overlook

Salt Lake City, Utah

0.89 mi / 328 ft gain

Ensign Ridge Trail

Salt Lake City, Utah

2.65 mi / 951 ft gain

Cycle City Creek Canyon

Salt Lake City, Utah

5.0

Bonneville Shoreline Trail West from City Creek

Salt Lake City, Utah

9.08 mi / 1781 ft gain

City Creek to Little Black Mountain

Salt Lake City, Utah

15.98 mi / 5420 ft gain

Bonneville Shoreline Trail: City Creek to Emigration Canyon Road

Salt Lake City, Utah

9.7 mi / 1880 ft gain

City Creek to Valley View Ridge Trail

Salt Lake City, Utah

4.67 mi / 1178 ft gain

Places to stay

Salt Lake City KOA Holiday

Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City KOA Holiday

Mueller Park Group Picnic

Bountiful, Utah

Mueller Park Group Picnic

Dogwood Day Use

Cottonwood Heights, Utah

Dogwood Day Use

Storm Mountain

Salt Lake City, Utah

Storm Mountain

Bountiful Peak Campground

Morgan, Utah

Bountiful Peak Campground

Jordan Pines

Salt Lake City, Utah

Jordan Pines

Guides and stories

The Top 5 Spots For Fall Leaves Near Salt Lake City

The Top 5 Spots For Fall Leaves Near Salt Lake City

Lindsay Daniels

Rendezvous: A SLC Event Perfect for the Whole Family

Rendezvous: A SLC Event Perfect for the Whole Family

Tyler Drake

5 Amazing Camping Spots Near Salt Lake City

5 Amazing Camping Spots Near Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City's Top 6 Spring Hikes

Salt Lake City's Top 6 Spring Hikes

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10 Must-Do Hikes Near Salt Lake City

10 Must-Do Hikes Near Salt Lake City

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The Top 5 Beginner Backpacking Trips Near Salt Lake City

The Top 5 Beginner Backpacking Trips Near Salt Lake City

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