1. Lower Calf Creek Falls, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
The reward at the end of this 5.8-mile hike is a pretty waterfall that splashes into a cool pool. The trail isn't steep, but several portions are deep, sandy soil, which make it somewhat strenuous.
2. King’s Peak
King's Peak is the highest point in Utah. There are several ways to access the peak. From Henry's Fork, the trail is 23 miles round trip. Hiking this trail is best done over two days.
3. Bristlecone Loop Trail, Bryce Canyon National Park
Plenty of views and some 1,800-year-old pines are what you'll see on this short loop along the canyon rim. It's an easy 1-mile round-trip hike.
4. Deseret Peak
One of Utah's highest peaks, Deseret Peak stands at 11,031 feet. The trailhead starts at Loop Campground in South Willow Creek Canyon. It's seven miles round-trip.
5. Mount Olympus
The trail to Mount Olympus is steep and strenuous, but the view is worth it! It's 3.75 miles one way and climbs 4,100 feet to the peak.
6. Cecret Lake, Little Cottonwood Canyon
This popular hike is 1.7 miles round-trip. The trailhead is located west of the Albion Basin Campground.
7. Windows Loop Trail, Arches National Park
One of the easiest hikes at Arches, the Windows Loop Trail is just 1-mile round-trip. It takes you past three arches: Turrett, North and South Arches.
8. Skull Crack Trail, Causey Reservoir
To reach the Skull Crack Trail trailhead, cross the causeway and drive to the parking lot at the end of the road. The trail takes you to the south end of the reservoir and is about 2.3 miles one way.
9. Brighton Lakes
This pretty hike takes you to three alpine lakes: Lake Mary, Lake Martha and Lake Catherine. You can take a little sidetrip to Dog Lake as well (this is a different Dog Lake than the one in Millcreek Canyon). The trail starts at the base of Brighton Ski Resort. Lake Catherine (pictured here) is the last lake on the hike.
10. Cassidy Arch, Capitol Reef National Park
Named after Butch Cassidy, this arch is large and picturesque. It's an easy 3.5-mile round-trip hike.