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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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    Balanced Rock

    This short loop hike visits Balanced Rock; a gravity-defying formation that features a massive Entrada sandstone boulder perched precariously on top of a delicate pillar of mudstone.

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    Barrier Free Trail

    This paved trail traverses the slopes of Snowbird Ski Resort, offering easy access to the gorgeous alpine scenery of Little Cottonwood Canyon.

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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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    Big Cottonwood East Park

    This Millcreek area park features nearly one mile of trails through a beautiful natural area that features a pond and small stream.

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    Bingham Creek Trail

    The Bingham Creek Trail is a pleasant 1.6-mile round trip walking path located along Bingham Creek in South Jordan, Utah.

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    Boulevard Trail

    This 1.2-mile walking path is perched on the edge of a hillside, offering outstanding views of Logan and the Bear River Mountain Range.

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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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    Capitol Reef Petroglyphs

    This Capitol Reef boardwalk trail passes through a scenic grove of cottonwood trees while offering a close up view of ancient petroglyphs.

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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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    Donner Trail Park

    Donner Trail Park offers walkers a paved loop path with a relatively significant elevation gain of 150 feet for those wanting a more strenuous walk or jog.

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    Dripping Rock Trail

    This short paved trail follows a section of the Spanish Fork River to an area where a line of water peacefully drips out of rocks and into a stream, creating a lush hanging garden along it’s way.

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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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    Grosvenor Arch

    This short paved trail leads to an impressive double arch in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

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    Hidden Valley Park Trail

    The Hidden Valley Park Trail is a paved walking path nestled in the foothills of Sandy, Utah, featuring outstanding views of the Salt Lake Valley and the Wasatch Mountains.

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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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    Hyrum Gibbons Mt. Logan Park

    Whether walking, running, or bicycling, Hyrum Gibbons Mt. Logan Park offers a variety of route options on a paved path with excellent views of Cache Valley.

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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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    Lakeside Sports Park

    This quaint Utah County Park features a 1-mile paved loop trail that is perfect for a leisurely bike ride, an evening stroll, or a morning run.

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    Legacy Parkway Trail

    This 14-mile long paved pathway extends from Farmington to North Salt Lake alongside the Legacy Parkway.

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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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    Mantua Dike Trail

    This scenic 4.1-mile walking path circles the perimeter of Mantua Reservoir, offering visitors excellent views of the reservoir and surrounding mountains.

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    Mehraban Wetlands Park

    Draper’s Mehraban Wetlands Park offers visitors up to a mile of walking opportunities on paved and gravel paths through a natural wetland environment.

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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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    Millrace Park

    This half-mile paved loop trail circles the perimeter of Millrace Park, passing by a scenic fishing pond and offering access to the Jordan River Parkway.

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    Mule Canyon Ruins

    This short walk offers visitors an introduction to the rich archaeological history of Cedar Mesa. The Mule Canyon Ruin site features an underground Kiva chamber, the base of a watchtower, and several habitation rooms.

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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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    Olympus Hills Park

    This paved trail features stunning panoramic valley views as you walk through a superb natural area on the east bench of the Salt Lake Valley.

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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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    Spanish Fork River Trail

    This paved trail follows the Spanish Fork River for more than 6 miles, offering a multitude of route options for walking and bicycling.

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    Statuary Walk

    History buffs will love this easy stroll on the east bench of Salt Lake, featuring sculptures and statues highlighting the history of Utah and the Salt Lake Valley.

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    Sunrise Point to Sunset Point

    This easy walk follows a half-mile section of The Rim Trail in Bryce Canyon, offering panoramic views of one of the most impressive sections of the Bryce Amphitheater below.

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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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    Utah Lake Center Street Trail

    This short paved trail traverses the shoreline of Utah Lake, featuring breathtaking views of Utah Lake and the surrounding wetlands.

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    Vineyard Beach Trail

    This beautiful hike follows a paved trail along the shoreline of Utah Lake from Vineyard Beach to Lindon Marina.

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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.