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Best trails in Salt Lake City

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Looking for a great trail near Salt Lake City, Utah? AllTrails has 180 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Antelope Island State Park or Wasatch Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Twin Peaks Wilderness or Red Butte Canyon Research Natural Area. Ready for some activity? There are 84 moderate trails in Salt Lake City ranging from 1 to 18.2 miles and from 4,452 to 10,521 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Salt Lake City
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#1 - Mount Olympus Trail
Mount Olympus Wilderness
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 5 h 20 m
As of May, 2020, users have reported that the existing trailhead parking is CLOSED for construction. Only a small portion of the northbound shoulder adjacent to the project work area will be blocked oShow more
#2 - The Living Room Lookout Trail
Red Butte Canyon Research Natural Area
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Plenty of street parking. Trail is pretty narrow as it looks to follow an old wash in some parts. It's a good idea to use the AllTrails Recorder because it is easy to get off course without realizing Show more
#3 - Grandeur Peak East Trail from Church Fork
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 51 m
Note: The restrooms are currently closed due to COVID 19. If you drive up into the canyon, there is a $5 feeShow more
#4 - Lake Mary Trail
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Lake Mary Trail is a 2.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Salt Lake City, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#5 - Salt Lake Overlook via Desolation Trail
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
Please note rules regarding pets: Dogs must be on leash on even days and can be off leash on odd days. It is important to bring proper bags to clean up after pets.Show more
#6 - Willow Lake Trail
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Note: Because this trail lies within a protected watershed, dogs and swimming are not permitted in the area. This gorgeous trail is rated as easy to moderate. The first 1/4 mile has a steep incline, Show more
#7 - Ensign Peak Trail and Overlook
Memory Grove Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 35 m
Nice short hike, awesome views of the Salt Lake Valley and Great Salt Lake This is a nice, easy trail most hikers, regardless of age or experience, would find enjoyable. The trail is well maintainedShow more
#8 - Lake Catherine Via Brighton Lakes Trail
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 37 m
Note: Because this trail lies within a protected watershed, dogs and swimming are not permitted in the area.Show more
#9 - Lake Desolation Mill D North Trail
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 27 m
Please Note: No dogs allowed. This lake is part of the protected Big Cottonwood Canyon watershed, so swimming in any lake or river is prohibited. Show more
#10 - Rattlesnake Gulch Trail
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Rattlesnake Gulch Trail is a 3.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Salt Lake City, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
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