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THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Lake

SCENIC SPOTS

park

CITY PARKS

Drive

SCENIC DRIVES

Biking

HIKING/BIKING

fish

FISHING

Skate

SKATE PARKS

flower

GARDENS

canoe

RENTALS

Lake

RESOURCES

Free Entrance Days at Utah's National Parks
National Parks Service


Free entrance days usually take place on the following holidays:
Martin Luther King Jr. day
The first day of National Park Week
Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
National Park Service Birthday
National Public Lands Day
Veterans Day

SCENIC SPOTS

BRIDAL VEIL FALLS

     

Approximately 2 ½ miles up Provo Canyon (Hwy 189) on the right side.

Look for Bridal Veil Falls signs for when to exit highway.

Getting to Provo Canyon: Both 800 North in Orem (heading east) and University Ave in Provo (heading north) merge into Hwy 189 (Provo Canyon).

CASCADE SPRINGS


From American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92) take Forest Road 114 to Cascade Springs.

DEER CREEK STATE PARK


Provo Canyon (Hwy 189)

PAYSON LAKES


Nebo Scenic Byway

SALEM PONDS

Near Main Street, Salem

UTAH LAKE STATE PARK

Utah Lake State Park
4400 West Center Street, Provo

     

     

SCENIC DRIVES

Alpine Scenic Loop

Go Heber Valley Guide

Utah Valley Visitors Center Guide

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Service Guide

Route 1: I-15 Exit 284 east on Hwy 92 which goes straight to the canyon.

Route 2: I-15 Exit 275 east. Follow the road as it curves right and becomes Center Street. Turn left 100 East (UT-146) and follow it to American Fork Canyon.

American Fork Canyon to Provo Canyon Drive

Utah Valley Visitors Center Guide

Route 1: From American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92) follow the Alpine Loop to Provo Canyon (Hwy 182). 

Route 2: From Provo Canyon (Hwy 182) take the Hwy 92 exit and follow the Alpine Loop to American Fork Canyon. 

Cascade Springs Scenic Highway

Go Heber Valley Guide

Utah Valley Visitors Center Guide

Route: From American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92) take Forest Road 114 to Cascade Springs.

Nebo Loop Scenic Byway

Utah Valley Visitors Center Guide


America's Byways Guide


Route: I-15 Exit 250 (Payson Main Street). Turn left onto Payson Main Street (UT-77). Travel south until Main Street intersects with 100 North (UT-198). Turn left and travel east to 600 East, then turn right on 600 East. Continue south to the entrance of Payson Canyon and the beginning of the Nebo Loop Scenic Byway.

Provo Canyon Scenic Byway

Go Heber Valley Guide

Utah Valley Visitors Center Guide

Route: From 800 North in Orem or University Ave in Provo, follow the road to Hwy 189 which ends in Heber City.

 

HIKING/BIKING

BATTLE CREEK CANYON FALLS

Battle Creek Falls

Follow 200 South, Pleasant Grove, to the Kiwanis Park. The trail starts in the parking lot.

BENNIE CREEK TRAIL

Bennie Creek Trail

BIG SPRINGS TRAIL

Big Springs Trail

Accessed at the parking lot at Big Springs Park. Take South Fork Road in Provo Canyon (Hwy 189) to Big Springs Park

BONNEVILLE SHORELINE TRAIL

The Bonneville Shoreline Trail is a state-wide trail system that is designed to run the length of the foothills of the Wasatch Front from Nephi to Cache Valley. There are several points of access in Utah County for this trail.

CASCADE SADDLE TRAIL

The Cascade Saddle Trailhead is the same as the Big Springs Trailhead.  The two trails are accessed at the upper parking lot of Big Springs Park, and they split after crossing a footbridge.

CASCASE SPRINGS NATURE TRAIL

Cascade Springs Nature Trail

From American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92) take Forest Road 114 to Cascade Springs.

DRY CANYON TRAIL

Take 2000 North to Dry Canyon Drive, Orem, which turns into a dirt road. Park at the mouth of the canyon.

DRY CREEK CANYON TRAIL

Trail begins at the end of Grove Drive, Alpine.

FIFTH WATER TRAIL

Fifth Water Trail

From Spanish Fork Canyon take the road to Diamond Fork Canyon.

FIVE SENSES NATURE TRAIL

Near Timpanogos Cave Visitor Center

American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92)

GENEVA ROAD TRAILHEAD

Starts at 350 North Geneva Road (2050 West), Provo.

GREAT WESTERN TRAIL

Great Western Trail

3000 miles of trails from Canada to Mexico. There are several points of access in Utah County for this trail.

GROVE CREEK TRAIL

Grove Creek Trail

The trail starts in the parking lot at the end of Grove Creek Drive, Pleasant Grove.

HOBBLE CREEK TRAIL

Hobble Creek Trail

LAKEVIEW PARKWAY TRAIL

Lakeview Parkway Trail

The 3.7 mile-long Lakeview Parkway and Trail that runs parallel to the road on its south side stretches from I-15 to the Provo Municipal Airport and has access points at 1860 South (via the walkway that crosses at I-15 from the East Bay Technology Park), 500 West, 1100 West, and 3110 West near the airport.

MOUNT TIMPANOGOS TRAIL

Aspen Grove Trailhead: From the North Fork of Provo Canyon (Hwy 189) past Sundance. The trailhead starts in the parking lot just past the Ranger Fee station.

Timpooneke Trailhead: South Fork of American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92) to Timpooneke Campground.

MURDOCK CANAL TRAIL

Murdock Canal Trail

PROVO RIVER TRAIL

Provo River Trail

The Provo River Parkway Trail is a nine-mile section of trail that begins at Utah Lake State Park and winds along the Provo River for five miles and then along University Avenue to the mouth of Provo Canyon (Hwy 189).

ROCK CANYON TRAIL

The trail starts in the parking lot at 2300 North 1450 East, Provo.

SLATE CANYON TRAIL

Slate Canyon Trail

STEWART FALLS TRAIL

Stewart Falls Trail

Aspen Grove Trailhead: Take the North Fork of Provo Canyon (Hwy 189) past Sundance. The trailhead starts in the parking lot just after the Ranger Fee station.

Sundance Trailhead: There is also another trailhead starting in the Sundance Resort parking lot.

SUNDANCE TRAILS

Hiking and Biking at Sundance Resort

Take the North Fork of Provo Canyon (Hwy 189).

TIBBLE FORK TRAIL

American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92) Take the North Fork to Tibble Creek Reservoir. The trail begins on the mountain side across the reservoir. The trails goes to the summit of the Alpine Loop road.

TIMPOONEKE TRAIL TO SCOUT FALLS

Take the South Fork of American Fork Canyon (Hwy 92) to Timpooneke Campground.

Y MOUNT TRAIL TO THE "Y"

Drive towards the mountains (east) on 820 North, Provo. Turn right when you get to Terrace Drive (the last right you can take) and that road will take you up to the Y Mountain trailhead parking lot.

FISHING

Spring Lake Trout Farm
3409 West 12300 South, Payson

Community Fishing Program
Highland Glen
Vivian Park Pond
Spring Lake
Manilla Park Pond
Salem Pond
Pole Canyon Pond
Canyon View Park Pond
Spanish Oaks Reservoir
Bartholomew Family Park Pond

    

SKATE PARKS

American Fork Skate Park
Greenwood Park
500 South 200 East, American Fork

Provo Rec Center Skatepark
222 West 500 North, Provo 

Orem Skate Park
1200 West 300 North, Orem

Payson Skate Park
655 South Main Street, Payson

Provo Skate Park
Fort Utah Park
200 North Geneva Road, Provo

Spanish Fork Skate Park
491 South 600 East, Spanish Fork

Springville Skate Park
200 South 700 East, Springville

    

GARDENS

Hidden Garden Benefit Tour 
June 25 - 26, 2021
Utah County

Red Butte Botanical Gardens
300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

International Peace Gardens
Jordan Park
1000 South 900 West, Salt Lake City

Temple Square Garden Tours
50 East South Temple, Salt Lake City

Utah Botanical Center
725 South Sego Lily Drive, Kaysville

Wasatch Community Gardens
345 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

RENTALS

BYU Outdoors Unlimited
2201 N Canyon Rd, Provo

CLAS Ropes Canoe Rentals
3606 West Center Street, Provo

High Country Adventure
3702 East Provo Canyon Rd, Provo

Mad Dog Cycles
350 North Orem Blvd, Orem

Sundance Mountain Outfitters
Sundance Resort, Provo Canyon

Utah Valley Llama Tours and Rentals
8628 S State Rd, Spanish Fork