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Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You

No matter where you live in Utah, there’s a trail for you and your family to explore! Hiking is a great way to have fun, be active, and make some memories!

In order to have the best experience possible, you’ll want to do a couple of key things:

#1 Pack snacks – hiking makes you hungry! Try these homemade granola bars from Eat Well Utah.

#2 Bring plenty of water! Keeping yourself hydrated will give you the energy you need to finish your hike feeling strong.

#3 Wear good athletic shoes with a sturdy grip.

#4 Look for cool creatures – like this butterfly!

#5 Collect rocks – try to find one special rock each time you go on a hike. Keep your rock collection to remind you of all the fun memories you’ve had with your family.

#6 Take pictures! Share your hiking experiences with us by tagging #kidscreate in your posts.

Don’t know where to go hiking? Here’s a list of family-friendly hikes in each county in Utah!

Beaver County - Britts Meadow to Big Flat Trail
Box Elder County - Perry Canyon
Cache County - Temple Fork Sawmill
Carbon County - The Elbow
Daggett County - Little Hole National Scenic Trail
Davis County - Deuel Creek Trail
Duchesne County - Moon Lake Trails
Emery County - Harvey Trestle Loop Road
Garfield County - Calf Creek Falls
Grand County - Corona Arch Trail
Iron County - Spring Creek Canyon
Juab County - Salt Creek Canyon Falls
Kane County - K-Hill Trail
Millard County - Mine Camp Peak Trail
Morgan County - Donnor Reed Party and Mormon Pioneer Route
Piute County - Betenson Flat Trailhead
Rich County - Limber Pine Trailhead
Salt Lake County - Silver Lake
San Juan County - Lower Fish Creek Canyon
Sanpete County - Milky Falls
Sevier County - Tasha Creek Trailhead
Summit County - Spring Creek Flying Dog Trail
Tooele County - Left Hand Fork Trail
Uintah County - Dry Fork Canyon
Utah County - Battle Creek Falls
Wasatch County - Stewart Falls
Washington County - Dino Cliffs Trail
Wayne County - Little Wild Horse Trail
Weber County - Gibbs Trail

Happy exploring!

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