Category Archives: Hiking Utah

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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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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Northwest of Eden is the Devil’s Garden – Arches National Park

Northwest of Eden is the Devil’s Garden -at least in Arches National Park.  The Devil’s Garden is one of the premiere hiking spots in Arches National Park.   It’s about 12 miles up the road from the Garden of Eden … Continue reading

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Schoolmarms Bloomers – Cowboy Chaps – Delicate Arch – Arches National Park

It has been given many names.  Early settlers called it Schoolmarms Bloomers and Cowboy Chaps.  Its official name is Delicate Arch, but no matter what you call it their is no name to adequately describe the grandeur and majesty of … Continue reading

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