By: Greg Witt
The best way to experience Salt Lake City is by hiking it! Get outdoors with local author Greg Witt, with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Explore the deep caverns of Timpanogos Cave National Monument and the gargantuan peaks of the High Uintas Wilderness. Relive the experiences of Utah’s early settlers on the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, and surround yourself with the brilliant wildflowers of Little Cottonwood Canyon and the big game at Big Cottonwood Canyon. You’ll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the city’s best hikes!
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you’re going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether you’re a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Salt Lake City and the surrounding communities.