We love hiking! We hike often all throughout the year, and have found so many great trails! There is just something special about being together as a family exploring the outdoors, and then arriving at a beautiful destination. It is a wonderful adventure for our family.

Utah has so many hikes. Thousands of different trails. We share all of the hikes that we have hiked as family, and give all the details here that you’ll need as you head out on the trail. How long, how hard, fees required, and more.

Maple Canyon Arch Trail

Sometimes we get asked if we have adventure fails. Of course we do! A major adventure fail was the Maple Canyon Arch Trail several years ago. We had a sprained ankle and a skinned knee within the first quarter mile, so we turned around and gave up. Recently, we returned to…


Wild Rose Trail

Wild Rose Trail is a beautiful trail along the foothills north of Salt Lake City. This trail shares sections with mountain bikes and is dog friendly. In May and early June, the trail is sprinkled with a brilliant array of wildflowers including blue, purple, white, yellow, orange, and red blossoms. This…


Cathedral Gorge State Park | Nevada

Cathedral Gorge State Park lies just over the Nevada border near Cedar City, Utah. It is about an hour and a half drive from Cedar City or St. George, but it is well worth the trip to spend a half day at this fun park. The unique rock formations and slot…


24 Amazingly Easy Toddler Hikes in Utah

One of the most frequent questions we receive is, "What is the best hike for my toddler?" This was the exact reason we wanted to start sharing our adventures. When our kids were all young, we found it hard to get good information about anything to do in Utah. Times have…


Diamond Head State Monument

The hike to Diamond Head is a popular trail on the island of Oahu. The trail is steep, hot, and so popular that it requires timed tickets to hike. Despite those drawbacks, it is a beautiful climb to the tip-top of the island to look out over the entire surrounding area…