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Utah Fitness Trails

Utah Hiking Biking Running & Walking Trails

Featured Photo: Jordan River Parkway In January
Taylorsville, UT 5100 South Area__ScottyReed

Salt Lake Area

Jordan River Parkway Trail  Wasatch Front  *Best

Ensign Peak Trailhead  Downtown City Views

Memory Grove Park  Downtown

Bonneville Shoreline Trail  Wasatch Front  *Best

Red Butte Canyon  Salt Lake

Parleys Historic Nature Park  Salt Lake

Liberty Park  Salt Lake  *Best

Sugar House Park  Sugarhouse  *Best

Mount Olympus Trailhead

Murray Park  *Best

Flat Iron Mesa Park  Sandy  *Best

Bell Canyon Trail  Sandy *Best

Porter Rockwell Trail Draper

Mueller Park Trail  Bountiful

Decker Lake Park  West Valley

Millcreek Canyon

Grandeur Peak Trailhead

Porter Fork Trail

Lower Big Water Trail

Big Cottonwood Canyon

Butler Fork To Dog Lake Trail

Donut Falls Trailhead  Forest Hiking

Park City Area

Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter
10 Miles of Trails for Hiking, Biking & Snowshoeing

Provo Area

Timpanogos Cave *Best

Mt. Timpanogos North Trailhead  *Best

Utah Outdoor Organizations

Jordan River Parkway Trail–Winchester Park

Photo: Jordan River Parkway Trail bridge crossing Jordan River near Winchester Park in Murray, Utah __Scotty Reed

Bicyclist riding Jordan River Parkway Trail with mid-January snow near Winchester Park, Murray, Utah

Jordan River Parkway Trail Photo Album

Jordan River Trail Map

Running Race Events

Utah Running Calendar

November 2022

Utah Human Race 5K 10K
Utah Food Bank
November 24, 2022, Thanksgiving Day,  8 am
Sandy Promenade, 10200 S. Centennial Pkwy

Cottonwood Heights Run
November 24, Thanksgiving Day  9 am
Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center

Thanksgiving Point Thanksgiving Run
Half Marathon,10K, 5K, and Kid’s Run
November 24, Thanksgiving Day, 7:45 am
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Virtual Super Bowl Run – Utah
November 7, 2021

December

Santa 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Run
December 3, 2022, 9 am
Gardner Village, West Jordan

March

Lucky 13 Half Marathon, 10K & 5 K
March 19, 2022, 9 am
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Riverton Half Marathon or 4Life 5K
March 26, 2022, 9 am
Riverton City Park

April

Eggs Legs 5K, 10K & Half Marathon
April 16, 2022, Time TBA
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Salt Lake City Marathon
April 23, 2022, 11 am–7 pm
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake

Tulip 5K
April 30, 2022, 7:30 am
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Not On OUR Watch Trail Race
5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and 1 Mile Kids
April 30, 2022, 6:30 am
Lone Peak Park, Sandy

May

Fiesta 5K
May 7, 2022, 8 am
River Oaks Golf Course, Sandy

Fly with the Flock 5K
Fun Run & Pancake Breakfast
May 7, 2022, 8 am
Ogden Nature Center, Ogden

Big Cottonwood Canyon Half Marathon
May 14, 2022, 6–9 am
Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake

Triathlon Ride
May 14, 2022, 10 am–12 pm
Millrace Park, Taylorsville

June

Utah Valley Marathon
June 3-4, 2022
Utah Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K
Provo Canyon

Foam Glow 5K™ Running Event
June 4, 2022, 1–7 pm
Utah State Fair Park, Salt Lake

Wasatch Trail Run Series
June 8, 2022, 4–9 pm
Big Cottonwood Canyon, Solitude

Drop13 Half Marathon
June 11, 2022, 6–9 am
Solitude Resort, Big Cottonwood Canyon

Herriman Yeti 5K & Kids Fun Run
June 21, 2021, 5:30–9 pm
Butterfield Park, Herriman

Wasatch Trail Run Series
June 29, 2022, 4–9 pm
Big Cottonwood Canyon, Solitude

July

Provo Freedom Run 10K & 5K
Freedom Festival Event
July 1, 2022, 7 am
Kiwanis Park, Provo

Murray Fun Days 5K Race & 1K Kids Race
July 4, 2022, 8 am
July (Week 1) Annually

Starvation Xtreme Triathlon
July 9-10, 2022, All Day
Solitude Resort, Big Cottonwood Canyon

Speedgoat Snowbird Trail Run
July 22-23, 2022, 6 am–7 pm
Snowbird Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon

Liberty Fest 5K  4th of July Week
Legacy Park, 1140 W 1100 N, North Salt Lake

Riverton Town Days 10K, 5K, 1-Mile Races
Riverton City Park, 1452 W 12600 S, Riverton

SoJo Glow 5K 10K  2nd Week
Mulligans Golf & Games
692 W 10600 S, South Jordan

Wasatch Trail Run Series  Varying Wasatch Trails

August

Jordanelle Triathlon
2nd Week

Sandy Balloon Fest 5K  
2nd Week
Sandy City Promenade
10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy

Tiny Tot Triathlon  Galena Hills Park, 12500 S 550 W, Draper

Wasatch Trail Run Series  Varying Wasatch Trails

Snowbirds Cirque Series
3rd Week
On  Mountain, Snowbird

September

Peach Day 10K, 5K
September 10, 2022
City Center Plaza, Brigham City

Corner Canyon Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
September 24, 2022, 7 am
Ballard Arena, Draper

5K Witch Run
5K, 10K, Half Marathon
September 25, 2021, 8 pm
Gardner Village

October

St George Marathon
October 7, 2022, 4 am–1 pm
Snow Canyon, St. George

Half Marathon 
October (1st Week)
Andy Ballard Arena
1600 Highland Dr, Draper

Scarecrow 5K
October 16, 2021,  8 am
Ashton Gardens
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Wheeler Historic Farm

Wheeler Historic Farm is a Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation facility open to the public 365 days a year from dusk to dawn. There is NO ADMISSION FEE to enter the grounds and nominal fees for activities such as wagon rides, milking the cow, and special events. Photo: Walking Path at Wheeler Farm in June __UtahAgenda

A living working farm where guests can visit animals & milk a cow, take wagon rides or tour a Historic Pioneer Victorian home. They have cows, horses, chickens, pigs, sheep, turkeys, goats, and rabbits.

Wheeler Historic Farm Utah

Wheeler Historic Farm
6351 S 900 E, Murray

Temple Square & Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah

I begin my downtown Salt Lake City walk after parking at 4th South & Main. It’s a beautiful sunny January day!
Some interesting architecture to see along Main Street in Salt Lake City, Utah
LDS Church Office Building in Temple Square
Is that a halo?
LDS Temple is such a marvelous work of wonder
Angle Moroni blowing his horn!
Statue of Brigham Young
A beautiful pond in front of the Temple
Bare Tree January Beauty
LDS Conference Center, walking along North Temple now
Water fountain at LDS Conference Center
Walking through Temple Square
Mormon Tabernacle, where the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs

Life On The Farm

Wheeler Farm Historic, Landmark, Salt Lake City, County, Family, Children's Activities, Petting Zoo, Farm

Wheeler Historic Farm is open every day during daylight hours to walk the grounds and visit the animals as a public park and part of the Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation department.

There is NO ADMISSION FEE to enter the grounds. No fees are charged for activities such as wagon rides, milking the cow, and special events.

Wheeler Historic Farm is a working farm, and the animals serve an agricultural purpose. They have cows, horses, chickens, pigs, sheep, turkeys, goats, and rabbits. They are not trained, or domesticated but may be petted with caution.

Wheeler Farm
6351 S 900 E, Salt Lake

Running

Utah Running Events, Races, 5K, 10K, Marathons, Outdoor Trails, Indoor Tracks, Fitness

Utah Race Events

Utah Running Race Event Calendar

Indoor Running Tracks

Northwest Recreation Center
1300 W 300 N, Salt Lake

Millcreek Community Center
2266 E Evergreen Ave, Salt Lake City

Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center
7500 S 2700 E, Cottonwood Heights

Dimple Dell Recreation Center
10670 S 1000 E, Sandy

Utah Olympic Oval
5662 Cougar Ln, Kearns

South Jordan Fitness & Aquatics Center
10866 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan

Daybreak Community Center
4544 Harvest Moon Dr, South Jordan

Magna Fitness and Recreation Center
3270 S 8400 W, Magna

Outdoor Running Trails

Jordan River ParkwayWasatch Front  Best

Crestwood ParkCottonwood Heights

Dimple Dell Regional Park – Sandy

Ferguson Canyon Trail – Sandy

Clark’s Trail – Draper

Bingham Creek Trailhead – South Jordan

Organizations

Walking Paths Photo Journal

Utah’s Running, Hiking, Biking, Walking Trails

Jordan River Parkway Trail - 7800 S to 6500 S - West Jordan, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail – 7800 S to 6500 S – West Jordan, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail - 4800 S to 3900 S - Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail – 4800 S to 3900 S – Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail – 5400 S to 4800 S – Taylorsville, Utah, Photo Album
Jordan River Parkway Trail – 6500 S to 5400 S – Murray, Utah
Temple Square & Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah

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Jordan River Parkway Trail – Germania Park, Murray, Utah

Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Germania Park, 5400 South Murray Pkwy Ave (about 1100 W).  It’s a sunny January Saturday, 37 degrees with snow still on the ground. I’m going to first cross the river to take a look at the leash-free dog park, then I’ll head north
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Google Earth Map of my walk, how cool is that!
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Bridge to cross the Jordan River to Millrace Park in Taylorsville
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Off-leash Dog Park, Millrace Park, Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah

Leash-Free Dog Park, Millrace Park, Taylorsville, Utah

Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Kids playground at Millrace Park in Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Equestrian Trail for riding horses at this section of Jordan River Parkway
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Restrooms are not open here in winter like they were at Winchester Park in Murray, Utah. Picnic pavilion, children’s playground, and grass sports field here.
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Large Sports Field with Wasatch Mountains in background
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Biking along the Jordan River Parkway Trail
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Trail Runners enjoying the January Utah Sun
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Murray City plows the snow on the trail in winter. Can you believe it!
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Overlook Point to view the Marshlands
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Outdoor Amphitheater for summer performances
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Marshlands
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River: Ribbon of Life
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Beautiful frozen ponds in Marshlands
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Early Utah Pioneers
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Beautiful view of the Jordan River
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Walkway to protect the Marshlands
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
4800 S Murray Taylorsville Rd. Just shy of 2 miles
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
On my return headed south. Capturing a few new light photos
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Magical Trees! There’s something special about a leafless winter tree.
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Another one of those birdhouses in a wickedly awesome tree
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Creekside Petroglyph Mural to reduce graffiti
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
River Reflection Time
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Murray, Utah
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
Boat loading dock for floating the Jordan River
Jordan River Parkway Trail, Taylorsville, Utah
January Horse Riding on the Jordan Parkway Trail