Best Hikes Near Salt Lake City

Best Hikes Near Salt Lake City

by Lori J. Lee

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762771387
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 06/05/2012
Series: Best Hikes Near Series
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 575,664
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Lori J. Lee has written for the outdoor recreation industry for the past 15 years. She is the author of 3 Utah guidebooks and has written for magazines such as Her Sports, Camping Life, Backpacker, Sea Kayaker, and Outdoor Utah to name a few. She is a host on Trailmaster Outdoor Radio with Lori's Mountain Report, and has hosted Park City TV's trail of the week. Whether climbing Mt. Katahdin in Maine, biking across Tuscany, Italy, or knocking off the 11,000 foot peaks of Utah's Wasatch Range, Lori embraces the adventure and then takes the reader along on the journey.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Introduction 1

How to Use This Guide 11

Trail Finder 14

Map Legend 16

North of Salt Lake City 17

Weber County

1 Waterfall Canyon 18

2 South Skyline Trail: North Ogden Divide to Skyline Ridge 22

3 Indian Trail to Nevada Viewpoint 27

4 Malan's Peak and Basin 32

5 Ogden Overlook 38

Davis County

6 Antelope Island: Frary Peak 42

7 Adams Canyon 48

8 Holbrook Canyon 52

9 Mueller Park to Elephant Rock 56

10 Farmington Creek Trail 11.1 (Sunset Trail) 61

Urban Walks

11 Kays Creek Parkway 66

12 Farmington Bay Waterfowl Walk 70

Salt Lake City 75

13 The Living Room 76

14 Ensign Peak 81

East of Salt Lake City 85

Mill Creek Canyon

15 Pipeline Trail 86

16 Wasatch Crest Trail 91

17 Dog Lake from Mill Creek 97

18 Little Water-Great Western Trail Loop 102

19 Grandeur Peak 106

20 Desolation Trail to Salt Lake Overlook 110

Big Cottonwood Canyon

21 Brighton Lakes Tour 114

22 Lake Blanche 120

23 Willow Heights Trail 125

24 Butler Fork to Mount Raymond 129

25 Donut Falls 135

26 Silver Lake, Lake Solitude, and Twin Lakes 140

Little Cottonwood Canyon

27 White Pine Lake 145

28 Red Pine Lake 150

29 Maybird Lakes 155

30 Cecret Lake from Albion Basin 160

Ferguson Canyon

31 Ferguson Canyon to Big Cottonwood Canyon Overlook 165

East Canyon

32 Mormon Pioneer Trail 170

Parley's Canyon

33 Lambs Canyon to Mill Creek Ridge 175

South of Salt Lake City 180

Corner Canyon

34 Ghost Falls 181

35 Canyon Hollow/Ghost Falls Trail 185

36 Clark's Trail/Canyon Hollow Trail Loop 190

Bell Canyon

37 Bell Canyon to Lower and Upper Waterfalls 195

Utah County

38 Mount Timpanogos from Aspen Grove 201

39 Stewart's Cascades (Stewart Falls) 208

40 Squaw Peak 213

Spanish Fork Canyon

41 Diamond Fork Hot Springs: Fifth Water Trail 218

West of Salt Lake City 222

42 Deseret Peak 223

Appendix: Resources 229

Hike Index 230

About the Author 231

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