Utah (ABC4 News) – Fall is upon us and to Utahns, that means scenic drives and beautiful hikes through Utah mountains.
Utah is known for its beautiful mountains and changing seasons. Before the “Greatest Snow on Earth” arrives, the weather chills, causing the trees that fill the canyons to burst into color.
Here is a list of some favorite scenic drives and hikes to make the most of your fall season.
Parleys to Emigration Canyon
- Alpine Loop
- East Canyon
- Millcreek Canyon
- Big and Litte Cottonwood Canyons
American Fork Canyon
- Sardine Canyon
- Mirror Lake Highway
Cedar Fork Canyon
- Big Rock Candy Mountain
- Fish Lake
- Ogden River, Trappers Loop
- Highway 143 through Parowan Canyon to Brian Head Resort
- Highway 14 (passing Cedar Breaks)
If you’re up for stretching your legs and breathing in that crisp autumn air, check out these hikes that offer a chance to see beautiful colors in the fall.
- Liberty Park, Salt Lake City – A spacious park in downtown Salt Lake City with multiple paths for walking/running.
- Jardine Juniper Trail, Logan Canyon -10.9 miles
- Lake Desolation, Big Cottonwood Canyon – 7.7 miles
- Willow Heights, Big Cottonwood Canyon 2.2 miles
- Lake Solitude Trail, Big Cottonwood Canyon 3.3 miles
- Buffalo Peak, Provo Canyon -.9 miles
Did we forget your favorite spot? Let us know on social media or through email at KTVXDigitalNews@nexstar.tv.
What others are reading:
- ‘U.N.I.T.E.D.’ New University of Utah Police Chief announces updates to U of U mission statement
- Fire crews work to contain wildfire near Goshen
- Lawmakers hope other teams will follow Redskins’ lead
- Kroger cashiers stop giving customers coins for change amid shortage spurred by pandemic
- Utah earthquake declared presidential disaster, SBA assistance now available