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Salt Lake City (Falcon Guides Best Hikes Near)by Lori J. Lee
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Take a Hike!
Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?
Here are forty-two of the best hikes, nearly all of them within an hours drive of Salt Lake City, Utah—from Deseret Peak to Waterfall Canyon. The hikes offer unbeatable views, waterfalls, mountain lakes, and fields of wildflowers. Whether youre in the mood for an easy nature walk or a day-long hike, this guide offers plenty to choose from:
Deseret Peak - Highest peak in the Stansbury Range
Frary Peak - Highest peak on Antelope Island
Brighton Lakes Tour - World-class wildflower displays
Ferguson Canyon - The lesser known canyon
Mount Timpanogos - The beloved trail of the Wasatch
Diamond Fork Hot Springs - Natural hot springs
Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, full-color trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside youll also find a Trail Finder that categorizes each hike (e.g., for attractions such as best hikes for peak baggers, best view hikes, best easy access hikes, best hikes for dogs, best hikes for children, and best hikes for waterfalls); Green Tips; and information about local lore, points of interest, and the areas array of wildlife.
Featuring over 40 of the best hikes in the greater Salt Lake City area, this exciting new guidebook points locals and visitors alike to trailheads within an hour's drive of the city.
About the Author
Lori J. Lee has written for the outdoor recreation industry for the past 15 years. She is the author of 3 Utah guidebooks and has written for magazines such as Her Sports, Camping Life, Backpacker, Sea Kayaker, and Outdoor Utah. She is a host on Trailmaster Outdoor Radio with Lori's Mountain Report, and has hosted Park City TV's trail of the week.
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