Utah is home to the greatest snow on earth, which means there are a lot of great winter adventures in this state. We love finding ways to enjoy winter and snow without spending a lot of money, or getting too cold, or needing too much gear. All of these ideas are the fun winter adventures we have tried in order to have a great winter.

Easy Winter Hikes in Utah

We have being hiking in Utah for a number of years, but we had never tried hiking in the wintertime. This year we decided to bundle up and head to the mountains, and we fell in love with winter hiking. We feel like we have been missing out on so much…

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The Farm at Gardner Village

Even though it's cold outside, we took a trip to visit The Farm at Gardner Village. This small farm is next to the west parking area and has the friendliest workers and volunteers. Everyone was so helpful and kind as they told us about the animals that live at the farm.…

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Ensign Peak in Winter

Our fifth hike in the 52 Hike Challenge was also our last hike in January. We decided to try something that was a little more work, because the day was supposed to be clear and cold, with the temperature in the mid 20s. Ensign Peak seemed about right, and we'd hiked…

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American Fork Canyon Nature Trail in Winter

On a Friday after school in January, we decided to hike the¬†American Fork Canyon Nature Trail. It's only a half-mile roundtrip, and since it was getting toward 4 o'clock, we needed to keep it short (see our Tips for Winter Hiking). This is also our fourth hike in our 52 Hike…

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Lisa Falls in Winter

We are doing the 52 Hike Challenge this year, and we chose one of our favorite short hikes for the middle of January. Lisa Falls Hike in Little Cottonwood Canyon has one of the most unique waterfalls in Utah, and we love it because you can get right up next to…

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