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Ensign Peak Park

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Address: 1002 N Ensign Vista Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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Quick, easy, winter hike

Beautiful view of the city on a clear day! Easy hike, set aside an hour or two and you'll be happy. Its great for children, families, and a great start to see the area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful view of the city on a clear day! Easy hike, set aside an hour or two and you'll be happy. Its great for children, families, and a great start to see the area.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fairly easy hike although steep in some places. We took young children and had to carry them up most of the way. The trail is well maintained and took us about 30 minutes to get to the top. Once at the top, we saw a 360* view of Salt Lake Valley. It was spectacular!!

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a small and fancy neighborhood just behind the capitol building where you go to get to the trailhead. Look or signs for the trail. You will have to do street parking. The trail is short and fairly easy to get to the top though there are some steep parts. You will want to go closer to sunset to... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

This is an easy climb and fun quick activity. You drive to just below the peak and then hike up a well established trail for just a little ways. The view is worth it.

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

A short (but steep) 20 minute hike to an amazing view; the best is sunset over the Great Salt Lake when the surrounding mountains glow and the downtown lights come on. Parking is an issue, but I suspect the local neighborhood would be opposed to increased traffic.

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Ludington, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We are visiting the SLC are for a few weeks and have been waiting for a clear day to hike up Ensign Peak. It was beautiful! It took us 20-30 minutes to hike through the snow to the top, stopping a few times to enjoy the great views of SLC and snag some photos. We went mid-day, but would love... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

This was an easy stopover and nice break on a long road trip. You could drive practically to the top, get out, stretch your legs and enjoy a nice (yet windy and chilly) view.

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Sandy, Utah
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Takes a little work to get here - Great view of the Salt Lake Valley, but not much else -- Other attractions should get priority

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This was a great quick hike with an incredible view! There was a little mud and snow on the trail, but well worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

This free hike is only 20-25 minutes from the base to the top. I would not recommend this for elderly people or those who struggle with mobility. Once at the top is it a great view of downtown Salt Lake City, the University of Utah, and the Great Sale Lake

Thank John M

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