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The Best Utah Hiking Trails to Take Your Dog On

16 May The Best Utah Hiking Trails to Take Your Dog On

Hiking is one of the greatest things to do when you live in Utah. There are so many beautiful trails that are maintained each year and provide a great form of exercise and recreation. Your dog is going to love these hiking trails just as much as you. This is why it is important to map out the best hikes in Utah that you can take your furry friend on.

Tanner Park

If your dog is tired of always hanging out in your apartment, Tanner Park is a great place to take your dog when you are living in downtown Salt Lake City. This park isn’t too far from downtown and will give you the chance to explore the Parley’s Canyon wilderness without having to use a leash. If you are the type of hiker who doesn’t like crowds, you will want to avoid this trail on the weekends.

Stewart’s Falls Trails

The Alpine Loop area of Utah County is one of the most beautiful places in Utah. Right above the famous Sundance Resort, you can take a great hike with your dog to the beautiful Stewart’s Falls. While this is a fun hike, you need to make sure that you are prepared for the journey. During the summer, you will need to remember to wear sunscreen so you don’t get burned. You will also want to bring enough water for you and your furry friend. Bringing along some snacks is also a good idea. Bringing a swimsuit under your hiking clothes can also be a great idea. You will be able to get wet underneath the falls and cool off after your long hike.

Round Valley Trails

When you are ready for some steep trails, 40 miles of leash free play, and an area that is never really too crowded, Round Valley is the place for you. There are many different fun activities that you can take part in at Round Valley. From frisbee throwing to trail exploring, this park really has it all. For a pup that doesn’t do as well around other dogs, the lack of traffic in this park is going to help you and your dog feel much more at ease.

Neff’s Canyon

Make sure that you remember to bring your nice camera when you go hiking Neff’s Canyon with your dog. This is one of the most beautiful hikes on the list. While this is a beautiful hike, you need to make sure that you are ready for the 5.5-mile journey that is ahead of you. Going on some smaller hikes first can be a great way for you to get ready for this bigger hike. After all, it that may be the crowning achievement of your dog hikes this summer.

Mount Olympus Trail

One of the many dog facts that you have to remember is that some of the smallest pups can have the most energy. If you have a smaller dog that just a lot of energy all of the time, the Mount Olympus Trail might just be the answer for you. There are so many different things to see on this trail.  Both you and your dog will have a hard time taking it all in. They will be able to hike, run, and play to their heart’s content. You will simply need to just keep up with your dog on this one! If you are constantly wondering why your dog is always so energetic, try getting some of their energy out on this trail.


Hiking with your dog is going to be a fun and bonding experience for both you and your pet. Make sure that you are well prepared for your hike before you take off into the mountains. Also, remember to always let someone know where you are going and when you plan on being back. This is a safety measure that can save lives. Be sure to be well prepared for your summer hikes with your do. If you are prepared, both of you should have the time of your lives.

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