Welcome To Utah Outdoor Activities

Utah is an endless resource for outdoor enthusiasts. 80% of the state is set aside for public use. From red rock gorges as low as 3000 feet to peaks as high as 13,000 feet, you can discover the outdoors at all extremes. Within minutes of Utah's metropolitan areas you can enjoy the peaceful tranquility of the great outdoors. Utah Outdoor Activities is designed to be your online resource to the Utah outdoors. You can explore activities such as camping, hiking trails, rock hounding, fishing, ATV trails, wildlife viewing, skiing, snowboarding and more.

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Places to Snowshoe in Utah

Places to Snowshoe in UtahWhen you think winter in Utah, most people think skiing at one of Utah’s 13 world class ski resorts. However, for those searching for a more affordable way to enjoy the “Greatest Snow on Earth” we recommend Snowshoeing.

Easy Smoked Pork Loin

Easy Smoked Pork LoinAfter experimenting with different cuts and types of meat, the pork loin in my opinion is one of the easiest cuts of meats to smoke in a Masterbuilt Electric Smoker or any other brand of smoker.

Hardware Ranch Wildlife Viewing Area

Hardware Ranch Wildlife Viewing AreaHardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was purchased by the State of Utah in 1945 as a location to operate a winter feeding program for Rocky Mountain Elk.

Exploring the Dugway Geode Beds

Exploring the Dugway Geode BedsOne of the nation’s best places to find geodes is actually right here in Utah. Located in Juab County, you’ll find the Dugway Geode Beds.

Willow Heights / Willow Lake Trail

Willow Heights / Willow Lake TrailThe Willow Heights Trail is located up Big Cottonwood Canyon. From the mouth of the canyon, travel approximately 11.6 miles to the trail head.

Tony Grove Lake - Logan Canyon

Tony Grove Lake - Logan CanyonTony Grove Lake is a very popular summer playground. The lake offers an abundance outdoor activities such as fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding, camping, relaxing, and enjoying the fresh mountain air.

American Fossil Dig Site

American Fossil Dig SiteApproximately 50 million years ago a large ancient lake called Fossil Lake covered a portion of southwestern Wyoming, eastern Utah, and southwestern Idaho. Fossil Lake was home to many different species of fish, snails, reptiles, insects, plants, and mammals.

Wind Cave Hiking Trail

Wind Cave Hiking TrailKnown as one of the most popular trails in Logan Canyon, the Wind Cave Hiking trail is located approximately 5.3 miles up the canyon across from the Guinavah Campground. This family friendly hike offers beautiful views with the highlight of the trail being the natural cave.

Waterfall Canyon Hiking Trail

Waterfall Canyon Hiking TrailRanked one of the most popular trails in Ogden, the Waterfall Canyon trail begins at the top of 29th St. The trail head is called the 29th street trail head and is the access point to a series of marked trails including the Bonneville Shoreline trail.

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