Best Hikes With Dogs Utah  by Dayna Stern

Best Hikes With Dogs: Utah Guide Book

by Dayna Stern (The Mountaineers Books)
Best Hikes With Dogs Utah  by Dayna Stern
Utah boasts 84,900 square miles of wilderness and recreation areas, parks, and national forests. But the Beehive State is home to high deserts, hot slickrock, and harsh climates, so finding safe, dog-friendly trails can be confusing. Luckily, Dayna Stern and her retrievers, Harry and Freddie, have sniffed out Utah’s finest trails for our four-legged friends! Best Hikes with Dogs: Utah features pooch-perfect trails that your dog will love, plus tips for navigating Utah’s unique hiking challenges. From easy to strenuous, quick to overnight, these hikes explore miles of Utah’s great outdoors.

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Trails from the "Best Hikes With Dogs: Utah" Guide Book
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If you have ever wanted to twirl a guitar case around and sing, “The hills are alive with the sound of music” while surrounded by beautiful children dressed in old curtains, this is the hike for you a ...
Midway, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
The Great Salt Lake is home to ten islands. The largest, Antelope Island, holds populations of American bison, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, coyote, porcupine, and many birds, including some spec ...
Clearfield, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
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This classic hike has it all: abundant wildflowers, waterfalls, weekend crowds, mountain goats and marmots, a shimmering lake, and what could be the best end-of-hike burger in Utah, at Sundance Resort ...
Pleasant Grove, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
The easy-to-follow trail offers no obstacles or challenges other than length and an abundance of scouts. During a summer weekday expect to find upward of fifteen scout groups along this trail staking ...
Oakley, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 10
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The city and drainage of Battle Creek earned their names from a fight between the Mormon pioneers and the local Ute tribe in 1849.
Pleasant Grove, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.2
This area was set aside by the federal government in 1966 because of the dense population of Joshua trees (Yucca brevifolia). Joshua trees grow at altitudes of 2000–6000 feet above sea level. They are ...
Ivins, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 0
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The large parking lot is dotted with restrooms, picnic pavilions, sports areas, and, often, scout troops. Upon arrival your canine family may salivate at the thought of hiking with Frisbee-throwing, b ...
Provo, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
Hiding in the midst of Utah’s central desert is 11,000-foot Boulder Mountain. With its own distinct weather system, ecosystem, and alpine environment, it provides a respite from the scorching sun and ...
Grover, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
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With animal carcasses, meadows, aspen, pine, spruce, creeks, and views, this is an exciting hike for dogs. The stream in the canyon runs strong in the late spring, but be sure to bring water for your ...
Heber City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
Few people have ever heard of Utah’s Tushar Range, located in the Fishlake National Forest. City Creek Peak is an easy and dry summit hike to add to your dog’s hiking experiences. From the 11,161-foot ...
Beaver, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
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Both terrible and beautiful, Dark Canyon is an excellent choice for very strong dogs in search of solitude and desert wilderness. You and your dog will be panting on the way in and out of the canyon, ...
Monticello, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
Deseret Peak is the highest peak in Tooele (pronounced too-will-la) County, one county and several million years apart from neighboring Salt Lake County. Deseret is also the highest point in the Stans ...
Tooele, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
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If ever there was a hike where your dog and you could feel completely satisfied within 0.25 mile of leaving your car, this may be it. The drive up Weber Canyon is like driving through a ranch resort c ...
Oakley, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
From Salt Lake City, go up Parleys Canyon on Interstate 80, then turn right (south) on US 40. Just after descending from the dam, watch for River Road on your right at the first traffic light. Drive 2 ...
Midway, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
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Dogs are denied access to the wonders of Zion National Park. Eagle Crags, Water Canyon, Kanarra Creek, and Spring Creek allow your dog to experience Zion without entering the park. Eagle Crags offers ...
Rockville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
Officials call this hike the Big Rock Trail. Locals or those of us who like a little more originality in our names know this sweet little hike as the Elephant Rock Trail
Bountiful, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
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This watery adventure leads you and your dog downstream beneath white sandstone and red Wingate walls. (Wingate refers to a type of rock dating back 200 million years, to the end of the Triassic era.) ...
Escalante, UT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15
Located in the middle of the Uintas, Fehr Lake and companion lakes Shepard, Hoover, and Marshall offer the novice hiker and dogs a perfect entry-level hike into the Uintas. Rocky mountain peaks, dazzl ...
Oakley, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
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Ferguson Canyon is a delightful dog hike nestled between two dogless watershed canyons. With year-round water and lots of shade, it’s a cool respite from the blazing summer heat. Expect to find lots o ...
Cottonwood Heights, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.9
A quick, level, and easy hike over a wide, smooth trail along a year-round creek leading to gorgeous falls and hot springs: does it get any better? The sulfurous smell of hard-boiled eggs is more than ...
Spanish Fork, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
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