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Nice view but really tracked out and muddy

Short surprising walk with antique trails, old foliage, and beautiful secrets every direction. Worthy in every way.

This one is a fun and everyday type hike. Beautiful views of downtown and the two mountain ranges. Also, at the peak there is great history of the landscape of the valley and how the city was developed overtime.

It took me 20 minutes at a moderate pace to go up and a little more than 20 minutes down. It's a bit rocky in some places, so if you're not confident on your footing, it feels slippery. It seems to always be crowded at the top.

16 days ago

We took our two young children in a stroller (the whole trail is paved) on this walk and they really enjoyed it. There was alot for them to see including fruit trees, some of the animals from lagoon, and a large bridge. The trail is well maintained including trash cans and picnic tables along the way.

Because I got to see a deer

Nice easy little hike with some good views of the Salt Lake Valley

It was pretty easy and had a beautiful view of Dt and the capital building

25 days ago

Didn't know where to park because I couldn't quite find the beginning. Parked in a cul de sac and walked for a bit. Animals and pavement were nice for a walk but not a hiking trail at all.

Good trail to start off in SLC, overlooking the city, beautiful at the top!

on Lagoon Trail

29 days ago

Went with my son and dog. A lot of fun

Great hike. Beautiful view of downtown! I plan to have friends and family try this trail out when they visit.

1 month ago

I rarely use the paved trail for hiking. The best part IMHO is the dirt trail above the main trail that pretty much circles the park for more variety, privacy and hills. The trail reconnects with the main trail at both ends, so it's easy to access.

1 month ago

Fun! Kids love it because they can ride their bikes or scooters. It’s fun to see the animals too!

Amazing views of salt lake city

It’s a beautiful overlook. Steeper than you think but short. There’s street parking at the trailhead.

road biking
1 month ago

Great bike ride for a family! All asphalt and a nice pond.

Great for kids and the whole fam.

1 month ago

nice easy shaded trail for a quick getaway.

A bit short, but the view is fantastic.

Not bad hike to gain some elevation to watch the sunrise

2 months ago

Loved it. Very easy hike even for a beginner like me. Parts of it are steep but I went up and down in like half an hour. Good for a nice workout.

Though we've walked this trail many times, this is the first time we stayed past dark. It's amazing to watch the city light up after dark. It may be a good place for stargazing too. Keep in mind in the summer, since it gets dark later to park in the right spot so you don't get ticket. After 10pm they issue parking tickets of $30. (Which rise all the way to $150 if not paid within a particular time period.)

Great quick hike. I would enjoy this a lot more on a mountain bike. Restroom at the start.

Edit: Walked this again last night for a quick hike and I came within 4 ft of a rattlesnake. He saw me before I saw him on the trail Bamberger(sp?), which I assume is the main trail. Just something to keep your eyes out for.

Very flat. Nice easy trail that is dog and kid friendly

I thought the view was great but there was graffiti and trash all over. Kind of disappointing. And, while labeled easy, it’s a bit of a uphill and not easy for many.

My husband and I completed this trail on July 7.

This trail is conveniently located, and easy to follow. Since it's paved, it's wheelchair friendly, but there is a steep descent at the beginning, so you'd need to be careful. We didn't see any spectacular wildlife, but it was a decent walk nonetheless. And afterwards, we ran through the splash pad that was right next to the parking lot.

Would recommend this hike for anyone looking for something easy and close by.

Easy hike to the top at Ensign Peak! Beautiful views! A bit rocky but somewhat easy to navigate. Also a fun place to watch planes take off in the distance. Beautiful view of The Great Salt Lake.

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