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Healthy Walks

If you're more of a walker than a hiker, these healthy walks are the perfect active adventure for you. These walks are nearly level with little to no elevation change, suitable for adults and children of all skill levels*.

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    Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail

    The Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail is one of the newest trails in the Salt Lake Valley. This beautiful paved trail follows Big Cottonwood Creek for nearly two miles from the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon to I-215.

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    Bountiful Lake

    Bountiful Lake truly has something for everyone. This easy, paved path follows the shoreline of the lake and features interpretive signage, fishing docks, and plenty of shady spots to sit and take in the beautiful scenery.

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    Canyon Nature Trail

    The Canyon Nature Trail is a paved walkway suitable for hikers of all abilities. This scenic trail crosses over two picturesque bridges, offering outstanding views of American Fork Canyon along the way.

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    Cascade Springs

    Cascade Springs is a unique geological formation, where a large spring bubbles directly out of the ground, releasing over seven million gallons of spring water per day over a series of terraced waterfalls and pools.

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    Decker Lake

    Located in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley, Decker Lake is a great place to get out for a short walk in a beautiful wetland environment.

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    Devil's Garden

    Devil’s Garden is a fascinating geological formation consisting of whimsical sandstone hoodoos and awe-inspiring arches, located along the historic Hole-in-the-Rock Road.

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    Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve

    The Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve is a fantastic family hike on a boardwalk loop surrounded by tall wetland grasses and an abundance of wildlife.

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    Hobble Creek Parkway

    The Hobble Creek Parkway is a 4.5-mile paved path that runs from the east side of Springville into lower Hobble Creek Canyon.

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    International Peace Gardens

    The International Peace Gardens are a beautiful and unique attraction in the Salt Lake Valley, featuring exquisitely maintained gardens representing 28 countries from around the world.

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    Jensen Nature Park

    Jensen Nature Park features a variety of easy, paved trails around a scenic pond and natural wetland environment. With a multitude of route options and plenty to see and do, this hike is perfect for all skill levels.

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    Kays Creek Parkway

    Kay’s Creek Parkway is a paved trail that travels through a natural landscape. It is hidden in a canyon in the eastern neighborhoods of Layton, Utah.

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    Lagoon Trail

    The Lagoon Trail is a family friendly hike that follows Farmington Creek through a dense forest while skirting along the back of the Lagoon amusement park.

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    Liberty Park

    Often overlooked, Liberty Park is a gem in the Salt Lake Valley, offering visitors miles of walking paths, a pond, an aviary, water features, and much more.

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    Memory Grove

    Situated along the banks of City Creek, Memory Grove Park is a beautiful place to take a walk and learn about the brave men and women who have given their lives fighting for our country.

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    Midway Lane Gold Medal Mile

    The Midway Lane Gold Medal Mile is a great walking path for beginners. The trail is paved, level, and ends at a beautiful, covered bridge over the Provo River.

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    Miller Nature Park

    Tucked away along the banks of Red Butte Creek, Miller Nature Park and Bird Refuge is a great place to go for a short walk through a pristine natural environment.

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    Old Emigration Trail

    The Old Emigration Trail is a 7.7-mile paved path connecting the cities of West Point and Syracuse, UT. The trail follows a section of the historic Emigration Road that once connected Salt Lake City to the California Trail near the City of Rocks in Idaho.

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    Oquirrh Lake Trail

    Located in South Jordan’s charming Daybreak community, the Oquirrh Lake trail is a great place to get out for a walk.

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    Provo Canyon Parkway

    The Provo Canyon Parkway is a segment of the 14-mile Provo River Parkway trail that spans six miles from the mouth of Provo Canyon at 800 North to Vivian Park.

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    Riverside Walk

    Formerly known as The Gateway to the Narrows, the Riverside Walk is one of the best family friendly trails in Zion National Park.

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    Silver Lake

    Silver Lake is a delightful family hike around a beautiful mountain lake, surrounded by aspen and pine trees, near the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon.

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    Skipper Bay Trail

    The Skipper Bay Trail is an easy paved trail that follows the east shore of Utah Lake providing excellent views of the surrounding wetlands and the mountains above Utah Valley.

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    Sunrise Point Trail

    The Sunrise Point Trail is a charming hike to a scenic viewpoint along the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains.

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    Temple Quarry Trail

    The Temple Quarry Trail is a paved walking path near the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Early settlers to the Salt Lake valley quarried the granite for the LDS Salt Lake Temple from this area.

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    Tonaquint Nature Center

    Located along the banks of the beautiful Santa Clara River, Tonaquint Park and Nature Center is a great place for everyone in the family to get out on a healthy walk.

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    USU Botanical Center


    The USU Botanical Center in Kaysville is home to a network of family friendly walking trails in a beautiful wetland environment.

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    Weeping Rock

    Located in Zion Canyon, Weeping Rock is a remarkable geological formation featuring a large dripping alcove with hanging gardens and lush vegetation.

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    Wheeler Farm

    Nestled in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley, Wheeler Historic Farm offers hiking and biking trails through 75 acres of forest and natural landscape.