11 Easy Hikes To Add To Your Outdoor Bucket List In Utah
If you live in Utah, you really should do at least a little bit of hiking. It’s the best way to see our state’s incredible natural surroundings, and it’s a shame to miss out on this free, easy activity. Sure, not every Utahn is a hard-core hiker. And, that’s ok!
The wonderful thing about Utah’s hiking trails is that there’s something for everyone. Are you really out of shape? Do you use a wheelchair, cane or walker? No problem. There is a Utah trail for you. Unless you’re allergic to sunlight and fresh air, I promise that you’ll find a hiking trail on this list that you’ll love. Take a look…then make plans to hike at least one of these easy trails this spring!
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Even easy hikes require a little bit of preparation. Make sure you’re wearing appropriate footwear, and that you bring plenty of water. Ideally, you’ll hike with at least one other person. If you go alone, make sure you let someone know when and where you’re going, and when you plan to return. Thunderstorms can be deadly while you’re hiking – some areas are prone to flash flooding; others put you at risk for lightning strikes. Take a few precautions before you head off to hike, and you’ll be fine.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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