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Donut Falls Trail

Salt Lake City, UT

Donut Falls Trail is a 2.9 mile out and back trail located near Salt Lake City, Utah that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November.

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Capitol Gorge Trail, Capitol Reef National Park
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It's a beautiful scenic drive out and there are restrooms & a covered picnic area at the trailhead. The trail is mostly flat ground (all except for the end if you are heading to the tanks). There are only about two visible petroglyph images, but with the pioneer names way up on the cliffs and the tanks this trail is pretty great. This gorge used to be an actual road to get through the park before highway 24 was built. We were told by a park ranger that there is still a vehicle parked on the road about 1.5 miles past the tanks (it got stuck in the mud and never made it out). We went in Oct and there were several tanks with water in them. One was clean enough I let my kids swim in (about 4-5 ft deep in deepest part). We saw small frogs & bats on the hike. We were also told by a friend that the poles hanging out over the trail were added to hang lanterns back in the day.

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Mount Olympus Trail
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Quiet a difficult hike. If your fitness level is not that high then don't go all the way. It's not only going up , you need to come back and it's gets dangerous when you are tired and can trip on a twig even. Overall worth doing it.

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Shafer Trail
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

My husband LOVED driving down the Shafer Trail...but then again, heights don't bother him. Me? Suffice it to say I didn't enjoy it at all. Several vehicles on the trail. An Audi in particular was in quite a hurry to get down the trail. The driver actually tailgated us (WTH?!?) until we could get to a place to pull over. We took the trail all the way down to Lathrop Canyon where we had the canyon to ourselves. Beautiful drive. Musselman Arch worth the look-see.

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Onion Creek
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

Managed to get our ford Explorer to the Totem Pole before we had to turn back due to mud. What we were able to see was beautiful. Next time we'll rent a jeep and explore the entire trail.

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Fisher Towers Trail
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

Good trail. Steep in places with some narrow ledges so heads up if you have issues with heights. VERY popular trail; people, kids and dogs galore.

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Skyline Arch Trail
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

Easy out and back. Expect a lot of people.

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Tapestry Arch
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

Gorgeous scenery, easy trail and part of the Sand Dune Loop.

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Broken Arch Trail
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

Started at Sand Dune Arch for the trail loop. Extremely windy day so bypassed Sand Dune and went to Broken Arch then Tapestry Arch. Only a few people on the trail.

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Devils Garden Loop
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

NOT recommended if you have issues with heights! Trail was extremely busy; people, kids and dogs even though the signs clearly state no dogs.

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Syncline Loop
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49 Completed 48 Reviews

This trail is NOT recommended if you have a fear of heights...which I do and had a VERY difficult time scrambling down the boulder field. Talked in depth with a Park Ranger prior to the hike so we started to the right of the trail head in order to save our knees knowing that other side of the trail was very steep. Now knowing how steep the boulder field is, there's no way I would've been able to climb up that section. The trail is incredibly beautiful but as we were climbing out the steep switchbacks, it felt as if the trail was never going to end.

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