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5 Beautiful Dog Friendly Trails in Utah

5 Beautiful Dog Friendly Trails in Utah

To celebrate our new “dog friendly” tab on the site, we’ve rounded up 5 of our favorite dog friendly hikes in Utah! Disclaimer: I do not have a dog. Zach, sadly, is allergic. This list is based less on what a dog would love (I […]

Bridal Veil Falls Utah

Bridal Veil Falls Utah

Bridal Veil Falls is the tallest waterfall in the state! At Bridal Veils you can grill, camp, hike, bike, feed fish or splash around the bottom of the falls! Whether you are looking for a quick morning activity to get the family out or an […]

Buffalo Peak Hike

Buffalo Peak Hike

NOTE: The access road to the trailheads is currently closed!! Trail access is currently only available from the Squaw Peak Overlook. Looking for a hike with some breathtaking mountain views and vibrant green alpine meadows? Try the Buffalo Peak trail – a hike we refer to […]

Scout Falls on the Timpooneke Trail

Scout Falls on the Timpooneke Trail

Scout Falls is a great way to experience a portion of the beautiful Timpooneke trail without actually trekking all the way to Timp summit! Overview: This trail is located deep within American Fork canyon, and instead of seeing views of the nearby city – you’ll see layers of […]

Calf Creek Falls

Calf Creek Falls

Calf Creek Falls has made multiple “Best U.S. Waterfalls” lists, and it is right in our backyard! Overview: This desert waterfall attracts visitors from across the globe due to its beautiful colors, impressive height and unique location. Lower Calf Creek Falls is an impressive 126 ft. […]

Red Cliffs Recreation Area

Red Cliffs Recreation Area

The Red Cliffs Utah campgrounds is home to natural water slides, swimming holes, dinosaur tracks, Native American archeological sites and more! Overview: The Red Cliffs Recreation Area is a campsite near Leeds Utah, and it is quite possibly one of the best campsites you will […]

Fifth Water Hot Springs Trail

Fifth Water Hot Springs Trail

The Fifth Water trail leads to natural hot springs in the middle of Diamond Fork canyon! This place is a little heaven on earth where natural hot spring pools are fed by a beautiful waterfall. This hike needs to be on your bucket list! Overview: […]

How to Find Grotto Falls Trail

How to Find Grotto Falls Trail

If you like the idea of crossing a rushing river via narrow tree trunks and a thundering waterfall finale – this trail is for you. Overview: Grotto Falls on the Nebo Scenic Loop is one of the more adventurous short trails we have been on. A […]

Battle Creek Falls Hike

Battle Creek Falls Hike

Battle Creek Falls hike near Pleasant Grove Utah is a quick hike to a decent sized waterfall. The trail follows a steady incline the whole way, but it is only about one mile round trip.  The trail has partial shade (both from trees and the canyon […]

Squaw Peak aka Pride Rock

Squaw Peak aka Pride Rock

Have you had this unconscious but ever-present call to go and run the hidden pine trails of the forest? Taste the sunsweet berries of the earth? Well…pack some fruit snacks and your running shoes, cause it’s time to follow those promptings by running up Squaw […]

Y Miss the Best Part?

Y Miss the Best Part?

The well-known ‘Y’ hike in Provo is only the start of something much more beautiful and fulfilling: the Slide Canyon Trail up to Y Mountain. Overview: Often missed or casually disregarded, the trail leads southeast from the top of the ‘Y’ to Slide Canyon. After […]

The Pristine Alpine Lake No One is Telling You About

The Pristine Alpine Lake No One is Telling You About

Tibble Fork Reservoir is the pristine alpine lake lake no one is telling you about! This lake has beautiful, clear, turquoise water and breathtaking mountain views. Overview: Why have you never heard of this lake before? I think the answer is because it is advertised to fishermen […]

Malan’s Peak, The Middle-Earth Hike in Utah

Malan’s Peak, The Middle-Earth Hike in Utah

We call Malan’s Peak the ‘Middle-Earth hike in Utah’ because of it’s abundance of tall pine trees and gorgeous mountain scenery. Tolkien fans everywhere (that can’t make it to New Zealand), need to put this hike on their summer list asap! At the top you […]

Stewart Falls Trail

Stewart Falls Trail

Stewart Falls trail is our go-to hike when we have family or friends that we want to take on an outdoor adventure! Overview: This is a family friendly hike in Utah that ends in a 200 ft waterfall. And just so you know…this trail is extremely […]

The Mini Moab You Never Knew Existed

The Mini Moab You Never Knew Existed

Red Ledges is the mini Moab you never knew existed. Don’t have time to get down to Southern Utah? You can still experience the red rock beauty of Southern Utah, but four hours closer! Overview: This place is like a small piece of Moab dropped […]

Why Timp Falls is a good alternative to Stewart Falls

Why Timp Falls is a good alternative to Stewart Falls

We didn’t even know this waterfall existed until last fall! I’m glad we did discover it though, because as beautiful as Stewart Falls is…it can get really crowded. Overview: Timp Falls may not have the hight of Stewart Falls, but they have beautiful cascades and the […]

Adams Falls Trail

Adams Falls Trail

So this weekend we went on our first “big” hike with our seven month old baby! We chose the Adams Waterfall trail, which is one of the most popular trails in Utah! Overview: I love this hike because it has my three favorite things: a […]