Hiking in Salt Lake City, UT

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  1. Catherine's Pass offers a scenic hike during the warmer months or snowshoe during the winter, traveling from the Alta Ski Area to pristine Lake Catherine.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    20.4 miles
    Duration
    4-6 hours
  2. Cecret Lake (pronounced like Secret) is located among alpine meadows in Little Cottonwood Canyon's Albion Basin. An enjoyable hike for hikers of all levels.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    21.7 miles
    Duration
  3. Bell Canyon in Sandy, Utah is a beautiful spot that offers hikers and fishermen a secluded place to visit that is close to home.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    16.2 miles
    Duration
    30-45 minutes (Lower Bell Canyon Reservoir)
  4. A strenuous high-alpine hike with huge payoffs.

    Difficulty
    5 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    10.9 miles
    Duration
    4 to 6 hours
  5. A medium-to-difficult hike to one of the most rewarding summits along the Wasatch front.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    75.5 miles
    Duration
    3.5 - 5.5 hours
  6. Dog Lake is an idyllic little body of water, easy to reach, and a perfect hike for families or picnickers.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    17.0 miles
    Duration
    1.5 - 2 hours
  7. Tucked on the side of a 10,000 foot mountain, Bloods Lake is a fun little hike for everyone.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    23.0 miles
    Duration
    40 minutes
  8. Donut Falls is one of the most popular hikes and has a unique waterfall where Big Cottonwood Creek gushes through a donut-shaped hole in the mountainside. It is a family friendly hike.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    17.5 miles
    Duration
  9. Beartrap Fork is a great, narrow uphill hike with rewarding views of Desolation Lake.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    18.9 miles
    Duration
    4-6 hours
  10. A simple, uphill hike to astonishing views of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, and the Wasatch Mountain range.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    24.9 miles
    Duration
  11. Tanner Park sits under the Wasatch Front, so the terrain is more varied than a city park and the views are incomparable.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.6 miles
    Duration
    30 minutes
  12. A beautiful hike in a one-of-a-kind state park.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    20.6 miles
    Duration
    1 - 2.5 hours
  13. Red Pine is a challenging out-and-back hike in Little Cottonwood Canyon. It summits at a dramatic glacial lake.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    18.7 miles
    Duration
    4-6 hours
  14. Neff's Canyon is a trail that begins as an old jeep road and leads into the Mount Olympus Area. It is a moderate to hard hike just south of Millcreek Canyon.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    10.6 miles
    Duration
    2-4 hours
  15. White Pine is a rocky, winding trail with beautiful views of Little Cottonwood Canyon topped by a glacial lake.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    40.8 miles
    Duration
    4-6 hours
  16. Millcreek Canyon provides a wonderful taste of the mountains just 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    16.1 miles
    Duration
    Varies. The trails range from 4 miles to over 13 miles.
  17. Moderate-to-Difficult hike to the summit of Frary Peak, the highest point on Antelope Island.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    20.6 miles
    Duration
    2.5-4.5 hours
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