Ghost Falls Hike

Ghost Falls is a nice little hike. The first time we visited Ghost Falls, the leaves were changing and the weather was nice and cool. Unfortunately, we had a bad experience with it. First, the directions we got from the Internet were very bad. They led us to two different places-- both…


Ashton Gardens | Thanksgiving Point

We have an annual pass to Thanksgiving Point, and we often find ourselves at the farm or the dinosaur museum. Recently, though, we decided to check out the Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Points. We'd only been there once before, and that was for a birthday party long ago. The tiny minnows…


Cascade Springs

**The road to Cascade Springs is back open, but only the upper parking lot is open. So you will park and walk down to the cascades. One of our favorite family friendly hikes is Cascade Springs. Even the drive up to Cascade Springs along the Alpine Loop is beautiful. We usually…

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Our kids love sticking their hats in the waterfall to cool off.

Grotto Falls

Grotto Falls is one of our favorite hikes! The trail is short and easy, so most everyone is able to hike this trail. And the waterfall is in a small little grotto, which is like its own personal cave. We especially love this hike in the Fall, but it's extra fun…


Donut Falls | Big Cottonwood Canyon

One of the first hikes that we tried at a family was Donut Falls. We have hiked this trail in summer and fall, and we love visiting this waterfall every time. Big Cottonwood Canyon is one of our favorite spots in Utah, and Donut Falls is a fun, family-friendly hike. Donut…


Battlecreek Falls Hike

One of our favorite hikes is located just east of Pleasant Grove. Battlecreek Falls is practically an urban hike as it is located just up the hill from Pleasant Grove High School. Besides accessibility, the other thing that makes this hike amazing is that there is a beautiful waterfall payoff after…