Category Archives: Great Place for a Date

Lower Calf Creek Falls – A must see in Southern Utah

If you are looking for a beautiful hike that pretty much the whole family can do, look no further.  Lower Calf Creek Falls is just over 6 miles out and back, but don’t let the distance scare you, the hike … Continue reading

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Zion Canyon Overlook Trail – A Must Hike in Zion

The Zion Canyon Overlook trail in Zion National Park is an easy hike with a huge payoff at the end.  The hike is just a little more than a mile round trip and provides great panoramic views of the canyon. … Continue reading

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Gooseberry Mesa – Something for Everyone

Southern Utah is full of great mountain bike rides.  Ask around and you might find that most agree Gooseberry Mesa is near the top.  Gooseberry Mesa provides a large variety of trails, from a beginner trail that most can handle … Continue reading

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Ride Emigration Canyon – The Road to Zion

At the top of Little Mountain is a monument and placard that marks Emigration Canyon as the “Road to Zion.”  While this canyon was traveled more than 160 years ago by oxen, handcarts and hardy pioneers, it is now a … Continue reading

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Horse Tail Falls – Steep Climb, Beautiful Trail, Awesome Waterfall

Horse Tail Falls is a beautiful hike just above the city of Alpine Utah.  The distance to the falls is a short 2.1 miles, but is fairly steep with an elevation gain of almost 1600 feet.  The trail is wide … Continue reading

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Bryce in Winter – Even more Beautiful, Even more Cold

There is nothing like it anywhere else in the world – Bryce Canyon is truly a place of unique beauty.  Hundreds of thousands come to this National Park every year to admire the scenic vistas and hike its many trails. … Continue reading

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Ride The Big Chief Loop – Dead Horse Point

Just 19 miles northwest of Moab a large plateau rises high above the valley floor known as Dead Horse Point.  There are excellent views from trails all over the park, but one of the funnest is the Big Chief Loop … Continue reading

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Secret Lake – A Hike for Everyone

Secret Lake is a great hike for everyone – even for people who don’t like to hike.  It provides gorgeous views of the surrounding mountain peaks in an easy one mile hike that the youngest child or oldest grandparent can … Continue reading

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Grandeur Peak – A Hiking or Snow Shoeing Adventure

Grandeur Peak is one of Salt Lake City’s classic hikes and can be reached by most folks with a free morning or afternoon.  The peak is just below 8,300 feet and provides some beautiful views of the surrounding mountain ranges … Continue reading

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Drive, Ride, Run or Hike the Alpine Loop

If you haven’t had a chance yet to enjoy the fall colors, take a drive, ride your bike or go for a hike on the Alpine Loop.  This beautiful stretch of road climbs up American Fork Canyon providing a beautiful … Continue reading

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