Follow This Abandoned Railroad Trail For One Of The Most Unique Hikes In Utah

All across the country, hikers and cyclists enjoy exploring rail trails. These are trails that have been converted from railroad tracks to paved or groomed trails, and follow an abandoned railway through the countryside. Utah has a rail trail, and you’re going to want to explore it!

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Check out a map of the trail here, and learn more about it on the Utah State Parks website. Have you hiked or biked the Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail? We’d love to hear about it in the comments!

Utah is chock-full of unique trails! Here’s a short, easy slot canyon that you might like to explore.