Tag Archives: Scenic

Mountain Resorts

Utah Summer & Winter Resorts

Utah Mountain Resort Events & Activities, Summer & Winter Sports, Hiking, Biking, Scenic Chairlift Rides, Mountain Slides & Coasters, Summer Activities, Concerts, Outdoor Dining, Stargazing, Geology Hike & Rides, Gondolas, Winter Activities, Snow Skiing, Boarding

Salt Lake Area

Snowbird Resort
Little Cottonwood Canyon, Sandy
9385 S, Snowbird Center Dr, Snowbird

Alta Mountain Resort
Little Cottonwood Canyon, Sandy
10010 Little Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Alta

Solitude Mountain Resort
Big Cottonwood Canyon
12000 Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd, Solitude

Brighton
Big Cottonwood Canyon
8302 South Brighton Loop Road

Park City

Park City Mountain Resort
1345 Lowell Ave, Park City

Canyon Village at Park City
4000 Canyons Resort Dr, Park City

Deer Valley Resort
2250 Deer Valley Drive, Park City

Zermatt Utah Resort & Spa
784 Resort Dr, Midway

Homestead Resort
700 Homestead Dr, Midway

Provo Utah County

Sundance Mountain Resort
Provo Canyon
8841 Alpine Loop Scenic Byway, Sundance

Ogden North Salt Lake

Snowbasin Mountain Resort
3925 Snow Basin Rd, Huntsville

Powder Mountain
6965 E Powder Mountain Rd, Eden

Southern Utah

Brian Head Mountain Resort
Near Southern State University, Cedar City, Ut
329 UT-143, Brian Head

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

Train Ride Provo Canyon

Heber Valley Railroad up Provo Canyon, Utah, Utah County, Family Train Rides

Climb aboard for breathtaking scenery and a time to unwind during this relaxing, three-hour ride. Capture stunning views of Mt. Timpanogos and the dramatic landscape of the glacier-carved Provo Canyon.

The Provo Canyon Limited departs from The Heber Valley Railroad Station, follows the shores of Deer Creek Reservoir then travels along the banks of the renowned Provo River to Vivian Park. You will have a layover of approximately 20 minutes at the Park, where the little passengers can play at the playground, and the grown-ups can enjoy the riverside views.  The return trip to the Heber Depot is just over an hour aboard the train.

Daily Train Rides
Monday- Saturday

Heber Valley Railroad
450 S 6th W, Heber

National & State Parks

Utah’s Best State & National Parks

*Distance from Salt Lake City Center

Salt Lake Area

Great Salt Lake State Park  Magna 19 miles

East Canyon State Park  Morgan 36 miles

Rockport State Park  Peoa 37 miles

Jordanelle State Park  Heber 37 miles
Rock Cliff Nature Center

Antelope Island State Park  Syracuse 43 miles

Wasatch Mountain State Park  Midway 46 miles

Utah Lake State Park  Provo 46 miles

Echo State Park  Coalville 48 miles

Willard Bay State Park  51 miles *Best

Deer Creek State Park  Heber 54 miles

Northern Utah Area

Hyrum Lake State Park  77 miles

Bear River State Park  Garden City 122 miles *Best

Southern Utah Area

Starvation State Park  Duchesne 116 miles

Fremont Indian State Park & Museum  Sevier 183 miles

Arches National Park  Moab 230 miles *Best

Dead Horse Point State Park  245 miles *Best

Bryce Canyon National Park  268 miles *Best

Sand Hollow State Park 304 miles *Best
Most visited State Park in Utah 2022

Zion National Park  308 miles *Best

Related Resources

Utah State Parks

Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation

The Great Salt Lake

The Western Hemisphere’s largest salt-water lake with scenic sunrises, sunsets, wildlife, and sailing.

Featured Photo: The Great Salt Lake looking north toward Antelope Island from the south shore. __Scotty Reed

Salt Lake City, Utah
Great Salt Lake, Utah South Shore Looking North Toward Antelope Island
Great Salt Lake Utah June
The Great Salt Lake, Utah South Shore Looking North Toward Antelope Island __Scotty Reed

Utah Photo Album

Link To Google’s Utah Agenda Photo Album
Rocky Mountains, Utah
August 23rd, Big Mountain Summit Trail, East of Salt Lake City, Utah __Utah Agenda
October 21st, Autumn Walk, Amphitheater Park, Sandy, Utah __Utah Agenda
November 6th, Murray Park, Utah __Utah Agenda
November 16th, Snow Peaked Wasatch Mountains, Quarry Bend, Sandy, Utah __Utah Agenda

Red Butte Garden

University of Utah

Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. With over 100 acres, including displays and natural gardens, walking paths, and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture.

Red Butte Garden
University of Utah
300 Wakara Way Salt Lake City, Utah, 84108
(801) 585-0556

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a U.S. National Monument protecting 1,880,461 acres (760,996 ha) of land in southern Utah encompassing three main regions: the Grand Staircase, the Kaiparowits Plateau, and the Canyons of the Escalante – all of which are managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System.

Bell Canyon Trail

Bells Canyon Trail to Lower Falls is a 5.4-mile out-and-back hike featuring a lake and city views. Located between Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood Canyons in Sandy, Utah offering fishing, hiking, and winter snowshoeing.

Bell Canyon Photo Gallery

Bell Canyon USDF Forest Service Website

Ride the Longest Tubing Lanes

Snow Tubing, Soldier Hollow, Utah, Family, Children's Activities

Longest Tubing Lanes In Utah

Soldier Hollow in Wasatch Mountain State Park near Midway offers the longest tubing lanes in Utah. The hill has lengthy 1,200-foot sliding lanes with lift service for towing people up the hill for tubing day or night under the lights, and a sound system keeps the airwaves full of enjoyable tunes.

Winter Snow Season November–March
Saturdays and Holidays 10 am–8 pm
Mon–Fri (Non Holiday) Noon–8 pm
Sunday Noon–4 pm

Soldier Hollow
2002 Soldier Hollow Ln, Midway

Snow Sledding & Tubing Map with Locations