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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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Rattlesnake Gulch Trail
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

Easy trail with absolutely beautiful views of SLC at the top. I saw a lot of dogs and trail runners on this hike. Great for all ages.

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Timpanogos Cave Trail
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

Paved trail with switchbacks the whole way up. It was pretty steep but there were stops along the way with informational learning points about the trail and the caves, which I thought was pretty cool. The views were absolutely gorgeous! I definitely recommend taking the cave tour at the top. Tickets do sell out, so I would suggest buying them ahead of time.

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Silver Lake Trail
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

Great trail with nice views. I liked that this trail wasn't super busy with people the whole time. There is a beautiful lake at the top.... We saw a moose when we did the hike, which was the highlight for us.

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Cecret Lake Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This is a short 1 mile hike (1.6 km) at high elevation that ends at a lake. The drive through the canyon to get there is beautiful enough but so is the destination. Go slow on the road if your vehicle is low clearance.
Saw a large moose.

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Cecret Lake Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

With lots of confusion we started our hike at the lodge of Alta Ski Resort, which made the hike almost 5-6 miles longer. If you are in good shape the hike is not too difficult, the View is phenomenal, we saw a moose at the lake also. Lots of family's on the trail who began the hike at the location given doing just fine! Would absolutely recommend!

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Battle Creek Falls
by Colby Birrell

2 Completed 1 Reviews

Lots of water for the end of August. Our kids did great, kid friendly should really be an attribute for this trail. 4yo walked the whole time, 2yo needed help, but walked a majority of it.

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Mueller Park Trail - Elephant Rock
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Grove Creek to Battle Creek Loop
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21 Completed 21 Reviews

This was not an easy hike, but it was beautiful and very rewarding. You pass a handful of waterfalls, have great views of Timp and Utah Lake, and come across springs and meadows as well as forested areas. I would very highly recommend this hike to anyone who is at least a fairly experienced hiker. My buddy and I started on the trailhead at 5pm and with some stops to take pictures of the views were off the mountain by 930. I want to come back and backpack it.

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Park Avenue Trail
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47 Completed 16 Reviews

This is an utterly awesome short hike and here's the great thing: though trailheads at both ends were teaming with jabbering foreigners, only one family ventured more than a hundred feet from either parking lot, and even they quickly turned back. We had the enter canyon to to ourselves, which was awesome. I recommend going uphill first--which means starting from the second trailhead, which is also a little less busy of the two. It's less than a mile one way, and even frail folks can handle the downhill.

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Landscape Arch Trail
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47 Completed 16 Reviews

Easy but, like all Arches trails, hot in summer. Carry water like they say. Gently rising and falling trail that isn't a loop like the description says--it's and out and back, but the plus is that there is so much to see here that the different perspective makes the return trip like an entirely different trip. Landscape Arch is huge and impressive, and you'll pay for this in crowds--but if you're on the trail early, when it is cooler anyway, they won't be so bad. Folks arriving when we finished, around 1030am, were circling the parking lot looking for open spaces. There are numerous side trips--the first two arches also on this trail are easy and close to the main trail. Those that follow shortly after require a much more strenuous climb and footwear that means business (I saw a lot of sandals and flip flops). If you've got the time, take the primitive trail that makes a loop--it's 7 miles, but the terrain is mixed between easy and moderate, with a little scrambling.

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