Hiking in Utah


The best way to experience the diverse landscapes of Utah is by hiking through them. Utah has some very remote areas that are accessible only to serious backpackers, but routes to other stunningly beautiful scenes are merely "pleasant walks."  You'll find that once you get off the beaten path on foot, Utah's mountains and deserts will open up for you in unexpected ways. Read more...

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Destinations

Dozens of Hikes

And that's not even counting the 2 national parks next door

 
Destinations

Bryce Canyon National Park

See this sky for your own eyes

 
Destinations

San Rafael Swell

Go explore this hidden gem

 
Things to Do

Nightlife that rivals daylife

Salt Lake

 
Destinations

St. George

Go play in the sun!

 
Destinations

Ogden

Timeless trails, modern downtown

 
Things to Do

Angels Landing Hiking Trail

 
 

Resources

Trails


Utah's excellent guides and outfitters can truly enhance your adventures. Guided hiking trips vary from half-day hiking clinics to multi-day backpacking expeditions. Specialty walking tours focus on ecology, history, geology, or archaeology. Many ranches statewide even provide the chance to do your wandering on horseback, for an hour, or a day, or several days. 

Utah has hundreds of miles of backcountry and trails. Some areas are accessible only to hardy backpackers, while others can be reached via off-highway vehicles or mountain bikes. Visitors should check with the administering agency about fire restrictions and other regulations, including off-highway vehicle restrictions, before heading into the backcountry.

 
 
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