Best Hiking Trails in Utah

Best Hiking Trails in Utah

If you know me at all, you know that hiking is my thing, I love it. Hiking brings out the best in me and helps me get rid of the worst. I enjoy being one-on-one with nature and just enjoying the natural part of nature and all it brings. Utah has some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the country. Some of them I have experienced firsthand and others not-so-much. Here are some of the best hiking trails in Utah.

Donut Falls Trails

As much as this trail reminds me of eating donuts, it does the opposite. It helps you burn off the calories from the donuts you just ate. In all seriousness, it is a fabulous trail to check out while in Utah. The waterfall is beautiful and a perfect place to explore and maybe even have a picnic. It’s about 3.5 miles out and back. It’s an easy trail, but does have some elevation gain. Donut Falls Trails are the perfect hiking trails when in Utah.

Arches National Park

I know you have heard me talk of Arches National Park before. This place is an icon in the hiking community of Utah. There are not just 1 or 2 trails to behold, but dozens of hiking trails for you to experience. The wind, water, and wonders are something to experience for yourself. It is also called Arches National Park for a reason. The Arches are beautiful and a must experience while in Utah. I’m lucky to call this beautiful state HOME!

St. George Hiking Trails

One of the best places to hike year-round, while in Utah, is called St. George Hiking Trails. Endless miles of hiking trails for you to enjoy. When you want to get lost in nature, enjoy a nice walk, and burn some calories, this is the place for you. Some say the best time to hike, during the summer, is during the morning because the temperatures are quite mild.

These are just three of the top hiking trails in Utah. When I say this is just the beginning, I mean it. There are endless hiking trails in this beautiful state. A great resource for finding hiking trails in Utah is https://utah.com/hiking. I have found many new hiking trails that I was not even aware of. A few other best hiking trails in Utah include:

  • Moab
  • Cayonlands National Park
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Salt Lake
  • Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park

If you try any of these out, let me know what you think. Do you enjoy hiking? Tell me about the best hiking trails in your state!

 

 



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Go Adventure Mom’s found, Kathy Dalton, launched Go Adventure Mom in 2012 in an effort to bring women together that love travel and the outdoors. As a former ski instructor, Kathy has taken her love for outdoor recreation and through the power of social media has created a platform to share her passion with the world. As a mom of three, Kathy loves to share her family adventures in Utah, cross-country skiing up Millcreek Canyon, skiing in the Wasatch Mountains, camping in Grand Teton National Park and camping in the Uintas. Kathy has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Parents and Parenting magazine. Kathy is a regular contributor to Visit Salt Lake and is a tip contributor on TripAdvisor.

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