This Easy Trail Is Chock Full Of Utah History

You’d have to be living under a rock not to know that the Mormon pioneers settled in Utah in July of 1847, and the Salt Lake Temple is certainly an icon for the Beehive State. Here’s a quick, easy trail that takes you to a place that’s full of early Utah history, and it’s the perfect afternoon hike.

If you continue on down Little Cottonwood Trail be aware that it’s heavily used by mountain bikers. Make sure to follow trail etiquette and stay to the right to allow cyclists to pass, and teach kids to be aware of how to share the trail. Dog are not allowed in Little Cottonwood Canyon, so leave your pup home for this one.

Have you hiked the Temple Quarry Trail?

For more Utah history, check out this fire lookout that’s the last of it’s kind in the Beehive State.