TO TRAILHEAD: I-15 S to UT 265 E; in 3.2 mi., L onto W 2230 (becomes E 2200, then 900E). At 820 N, turn L; becomes Oakmont Ln. Veer R onto Oak Cliffs Rd. R onto Terrace Dr. Follow signs to Y Mtn. parking.
Go from lush mountains to high desert via a red rock canyon on this 16.3-mile, mostly off-trail trek into Grand Staircase-Escalante. Go in spring or fall; pack extra water.
Follow this newly revealed 1-mile prospectors' route to a bonanza of slickrock panoramas. Camp near the rim to catch sunset over Navajo Mountain.
Find tranquility and seclusion on this 7.2-mile paddle-hike trip to a lonesome campsite.
This 13-miler starts with a paddle through a canal of sandstone then encounters multiple stellar slot canyons once used as Anasazi travel routes.
This short hike threads through a hoodoo-filled climbing mecca with outrageous scenery and countless sidetrip options.
Peakbaggers love this 13.9-mile lollipop-loop which climbs past mountain lakes and rugged cirques to the second highest peak in the Wasatch.
Run, bike, or hike 10.4 miles out and back along a 14,000-year-old lake shoreline to fresh air and broad vistas in Provo Canyon.
Not for the weak-hearted, this 6.8-miler gains 4,200 feet up wooded hills, through a weathered canyon, and onto the flanks of Mt. Olympus where views are beyond spectacular.
String together two scenic canyons, several campsites, long vistas, and local landmarks like Rudy's Flats and Elephant Rock on this 9.2-miler.
This 8.4-mile out-and-back hooks around the steep, bare prow of Squaw Peak, then ascends its north slope to a summit with skybox views.
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