Utah - Outdoor Activities

Utah has approximately 3,464 trails, including 2,019 hiking trails and 955 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0 to 210 miles in length. The most popular trails are The Narrows of Zion Canyon (Zion National Park), Angels Landing (Zion National Park) and Angels Landing. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Utah was Amanda L. who completed Candland Mountain Loop Trail.

  • Angels Landing (Zion National Park)View Trail Details

    34 Reviews

    Springdale, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail provides a spectacular day trip for well-conditioned hikers who have no fear of heights. It receives heavy use, so chances for solitude ...

  • The Narrows of Zion Canyon (Zion National Park)View Trail Details

    15 Reviews

    Springdale, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  8-10 hours
    •  15.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Possibly the best-known hike in Zion National Park, this wading route follows the Virgin River through the spectacular Narrows of Zion Canyon. ...

  • Angels LandingView Trail Details

    15 Reviews

    Springdale, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  5 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail from here is not for the squeamish or faint of heart as it crosses the top of a thin sandstone fin with high exposure on both sides. ...

  • Emerald Pools (Zion National Park)View Trail Details

    15 Reviews

    Springdale, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  0.5-1.25 hours
    •  1.9 miles
    •  Guide

    There are three Emerald Pools—Upper, Middle, and Lower—and visitors may choose from as many trails: a short, 1.2-mile round-trip loop to the ...

  • Observation Point (Zion National Park)View Trail Details

    12 Reviews

    Springdale, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular trail offers a long and steep climb from the floor of Zion Canyon to the rimrock that soars high above it. There are excellent ...

  • Peek-a-boo, Spooky, and Brimstone GulchesView Trail Details

    11 Reviews

    Escalante, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  5 to 8 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Spooky Gulch narrows very quickly, alternating between tight narrows and short open sections of sandy washbed. Shortly after entering, the walls ...

  • Navajo Loop (Bryce Canyon National Park)View Trail Details

    11 Reviews

    Bryce, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular trail makes a short 1- to 2-hour loop from the rim at Sunset Point down to the floor of Bryce Canyon. The trail visits favorite ...

  • Slickrock Bike TrailView Trail Details

    11 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Mountain bikers the world over talk in sometimes reverent (but more often raving) tones about the Slickrock Bike Trail—whether it’s about their ...

  • Gooseberry MesaView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Springdale, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Biking off-road within Zion National Park is strictly forbidden, but that’s OK. Stroll through this divine gallery of rock towers, weeping alcoves, ...

  • Delicate Arch: Arches National ParkView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    A moderately difficult and very heavily used route to the world’s most famous arch. If you’ve ever seen a postcard or poster of Arches National ...

  • Mount TimpanogosView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Orem, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  7 hours minimum
    •  16.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Timpanogos (pronounced Timp-an-oh-gus) looms large, dominating the eastern skyline of Utah Valley. At the base of the final ridge the Timpanooke ...

  • Porcupine RimView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    Porcupine Rim is arguably the most diverse of all local Moab rides and definitely one of the most memorable. Aerobically it is moderately difficult, ...

  • Moab Slickrock TrailView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5-3 hours
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is VERY difficult and dangerous. Do not ride alone, but do not bring along you family, your girlfriend, or anyone that you love who ...

  • Bell and Little Wild Horse Canyons LoopView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Green River, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 to 5 hours
    •  8.5 miles
    •  Guide

    These canyons are located near Goblin Valley State Park in the San Rafael Swell, a large section of desert uplands formed when the earth’s crust ...

  • Waterfall CanyonView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Ogden, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5–2 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A beautiful hike, the Waterfall Canyon Trail follows a creek up a deep canyon to a breathtaking surprise. Area hikers love the steep, short trail, ...

  • Doughnut FallsView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Salt Lake City, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular local hike features an intriguing waterfall that plunges dramatically through a hole in the rock before cascading down the rocky ...

  • Wasatch Crest TrailView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Salt Lake City, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  19.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Wasatch Crest Trail is one of northern Utah’s premier mountain bike routes. Nearly all singletrack, the Crest Trail traces the spine of the ...

  • Adams CanyonView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Kaysville, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  2–3 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    From the valley floor, Adams Canyon appears no different from any other ordinary canyon along the Wasatch Front. But once inside, you’ll find ...

  • Slickrock Bike TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    For most people, the Slickrock Bike Trail needs no introduction. It’s the ride that made Moab the self-proclaimed center of the mountain-bike ...

  • Porcupine RimView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5-5 hours
    •  14.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Vertical exposure and increasingly difficult rock gardens with undulating and sheared bedrock shelves jutting out at every angle make this trail ...

  • West Rim (Zion National Park)View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Springdale, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  7 hours
    •  14.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A long day hike or backpack along the top of the Horse Pasture Plateau from Lava Point to the floor of Zion Canyon. This route is the most popular ...

  • Queens Garden TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 hours
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Bryce Canyon National Park is one place where you can see a lot of fantastic scenery in a very short time. There are numerous trails below the ...

  • Zion Narrows TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Cedar City, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  12.5 hours
    •  17.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This is probably the best known hike in Utah. The watery North Fork Virgin River Canyon offers a welcome respite from Southern Utah’s hot summer ...

  • Devils Garden LoopView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Moab, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 6 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    You’ll have a lot of company on this trail, especially in the spring and fall. In summer it’s unbearably hot—actually dangerous if you’re unprepared. ...

  • Mill Creek Pipeline TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Salt Lake City, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  16.4 miles
    •  Guide

    In the early 1990s, the neglected Mill Creek Pipeline Trail was resurrected with the help of the Salt Lake Ranger District, the Utah Mountain ...

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