Hiking Trails In Salt Lake City – Red Butte Garden Trails

March 31, 2017

Salt Lake City has its fair share of hiking trails but not all are as unique as the Red Butte Garden Trails. Developed by the University of Utah, the trails found here have delighted visitors and locals since 1985. The location is known for its perfectly manicured botanical gardens and large undeveloped natural area that creates a one-of-a-kind setting for avid hikers and nature lovers. Let’s take a step into the Red Butte Garden and see what we can find!

The trails are moderately difficult and ideal for hiking, trail running, or walking your dog. The main trail is not very steep or long (2.6 miles) but you will eventually reach an altitude of 1,010 feet, providing an incredible view of Salt Lake Valley and the native flora that is unique to the region. For more information when planning your hike, visit AllTrails.com.

Once you have finished your hike, you may find it impossible to resist walking through the one of the many themed gardens. Each season offers different color patterns, flowers, and trees blooming throughout. There are also different events that take place each season such as Sundance film screenings in the summer! Click here to learn more.

The gardens also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and picnic areas so you can work, study, or enjoy a picturesque lunch in a peaceful environment. The possibilities seem to be as plentiful as the flowers that make visiting Red Butte Garden such an unforgettable experience.

Visit http://www.redbuttegarden.org/ to learn even more about the Red Butte Garden and its events, displays, and guided tours.

And while you’re at it, check out our Pony Express RV Resort for information on renting a cabin, cottage, or RV site only a short drive from Red Butte. You’ll be glad you did!

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