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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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Pleasant walk/hike for families

We took this hike with several small kids-3 & under. The views are amazing and the signs provide a good history lesson for the Utah area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
TravelinTami51
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Layton, Utah
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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took this hike with several small kids-3 & under. The views are amazing and the signs provide a good history lesson for the Utah area.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Short, somewhat steep hike from a nearby parking lot. Really good view of the Salt Lake Valley. For those with Mormon pioneer heritage, it's a must-see stop. Children make it up with a few stops for rest. Trail is reasonably well-maintained, although not paved, so flip-flops may present issues.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mormon History is always involved in Utah. If you enjoy history and beauty there is a great combination here. Go and enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

A medium hard 20 min hike gets you to the peak. Very very nice view of SLC and the surrounding area. In summer would suggest to go about 1 he before sunset.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I am not a hiker at all but this was about 2 miles of an uphill challenge. my kids thought it was not too difficult. getting to the top (we went right before sunset) and looking down on the valley was breath taking. try to go early or late but I think the parking was restricted after 10pm because it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We treked all the way from around the temple, checking out the Capitol on the way. It's a long walk from down there! And it was high 90s and sunny. Bring a hat- there's not much shade- and plenty of water. Trail is pretty well marked, and the views are great. You can see the Lake, and all of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Parking seems a little limited. It's a little park surrounded by houses, and you park on the street. Go early in the morning- there is very little shade, and it's very hot in the summer. If you want to go all the way up to Ensign Peak, be prepared with lots of water. It's a half mile trail there, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

If you want a fairly easy hike start at the trail head. For a better workout begin downtown, anywhere south of the Temple. Our hike began a Little America Hotel and took about 3.5 hours. The first challange was reaching the Capitold Building. Next the hike gets more challenging, even though you are walking up pave streets. The elevation begins... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I was so wanting to find this place, but about 1/2 mile from final destination took me to a dead end road. Wish I knew how to get there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Ensign Park is a great spot to watch the sunset in Salt Lake City. Located just around the corner from the capital building, it is easy to reach from downtown. It has a "high point" and "low view point" for watching the sunset. We aren't excellent hikers, so we chose the lower viewpoint and it was beautiful. Full view of... More 

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