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short hike with beautiful views

The uphill is a little steep, but worth it to see the views. I was an nice little hike for a first... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sheilla D
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Long Beach, California
Great Vistas - Good short Hike

This vision of the founders of SLC were to have used this parcel and pinnacle to map out the plan... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheVictorCat
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NewEngland
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1002 N Ensign Vista Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Although we didn't go all the way to the top (my husband has bad knees), we were able to get a great view from the trail. Shortly after you leave the entrance to the park, as you go up the trail, turn to the left...More

3  Thank morrishj
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 23, 2012

The trail was crouded and hikers were not respectful of others. I was there in the evening so I would suggest trying a morning hike.

2  Thank LOWA191968
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The uphill is a little steep, but worth it to see the views. I was an nice little hike for a first time visitor to Salt Lake City. The views were really spectacular. I'm glad I went. Parking is on the street, no parking lot.

Thank Sheilla D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This vision of the founders of SLC were to have used this parcel and pinnacle to map out the plan. It is a great place to see the entire valley, and as well the Capital and grounds. The evening Sunsets also allow the view of...More

Thank TheVictorCat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we often do when we visit a city we have not been to before, we drive around to see what we can see. During our wandering around Salt Lake City, we went up the hill and the State Capital Building. We continued up into...More

Thank scottie552
Reviewed September 24, 2018

It's a little steep going but the view at the top is very pretty. It's amazing how much the noise travels too when you're that high up. Worth a stop if you're in the area.

Thank WiscoTravelor
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This historic site has a beautiful view of the Salt Lake Valley including the Great Salt Lake. This s the site where Brigham Young and some other pioneers viewed the valley and made a remarkable prophesy. To walk to the top of the Peak is...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The lookout is still quite a walk if you have any issues. Area is nicely done with plaques. Including across the road. Not sure if tge haze is a regular feature

Thank confusedAussie
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a must see attraction while visiting Salt Lake City. It's not a difficult hike, in fact I hesitate to call it a hike because it is not rigorous. It's more of an incline, but it's very brief and does not take long to...More

Thank Wisc0214
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Perfect place to go for a hike after a long day ....plenty of trails and beautiful views. A favourite with the locals so it gets crowded. BTW you can pick up the Bonneville shoreline trail from here.

Thank HikerNova
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Walked up on a Sunday morning and we were the only ones. The walk up is a little steep at times - wear comfortable shoes - but quite quick. The view once you are up is pretty cool and definetely worth the hike.

Thank GabyMaaswinkel
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning views of the city. It's a steep, but quick hike. Stumbled upon this park by accident and I'm so glad we did! You can just park on the street.

Thank katpilch
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Akiss26
August 25, 2017|
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Response from dgbg100106 | Reviewed this property |
This is in a neighborhood. The trailhead is on a residential street with limited parking. With houses right across the street. There is nothing stopping you from parking there but depending on how long the RV is it might... More
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OregonMum14
August 23, 2017|
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Response from Mitch M | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of any hours. I like to hike it near sunset, watch the sunset and the city light up, then head down. Not dangerous if you bring a headlamp, the path is easy and its a popular area. I've done plenty of sketchier... More
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eljefekevin
August 23, 2015|
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Response from buddytravels | Reviewed this property |
I am in my fifties and it took me about 25 minutes. No hurry, just enjoy.
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