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Ensign Peak Park

1002 N Ensign Vista Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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Beautiful on a clear day

The hike is not bad at all, in fact it is classified as Easy but for a 50 plus guy like me it was a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BearBull99
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Wonderful Views

Hike is short, but steep, so it's tougher than you think it would be. The views are great from the... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
dr_j_now
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Germantown, Wisconsin
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1002 N Ensign Vista Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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"great hike"
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"great view of the city"
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"residential area"
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"worth the effort"
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"simple hike"
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"worth the climb"
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"the great salt lake"
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"lower viewing area"
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"vista point"
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"several families"
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"paved trail"
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"bring water"
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"views are amazing"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hike is not bad at all, in fact it is classified as Easy but for a 50 plus guy like me it was a little huff and a little puff. I think it was about 1.2 miles round trip from the first stair to...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Hike is short, but steep, so it's tougher than you think it would be. The views are great from the top and the plaques are interesting to read for historical information. We stopped up to view the sunset and were not disappointed.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I decided to hike this on my last day in SLC. It was a bit warm that day, but with water both me and my pup had no problems. I was a bit confused with the path because there were arrows but no writing to...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Great hike of less than a mile one way for wonderful views -- but steep. Short paved trail also available for the less adventurous. Don't miss the short paved walk on the other side of the road with new interesting plaques about the area. Nice...More

1  Thank karen e
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

with perfect weather and an amazing sunset, it was so much fun to take the short hike up to ensign peak. What a stunning view of the city and the mountains!!

1  Thank KelsieMoose
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Simple hike on dirt gravel with a gorgeous city view when you get to the top of the mountain. There are different ways to get to this trail, we didn't know that when we first started to explore this trail so we walked through the...More

1  Thank Mira V
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a great short climb if you're looking to get out of the car for some fresh air and nice views of the area. Some spots are a little tricky, so this hike is definitely in the moderate range.

1  Thank 460camillee
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Ensign Peak is Salt Lake City's Mt. Fuji in terms of historical ans spiritual significance. It's claimed that Joseph Smith had a vision of a mountain overlooking the promised land, and when Brigham Young saw this peak, he knew this was the mountain of the...More

2  Thank HoleySneakers
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Ensign Peak Park is FREE to enter and has free parking at its entrance. The walk up to the viewpoint takes 15-20 minutes and is not too hard. Breathtaking views at the top definitely make it worth the effort.

2  Thank TravelReviewer1983
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a fairly hard hike if you are older or very young. The views from the top are worth the hike! There are no bathrooms or drinking water, so be prepared.

1  Thank Mamaperkins6
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Akiss26
25 August 2017|
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Response from dgbg100106 | Reviewed this property |
This is in a neighborhood. The trailhead is on a residential street with limited parking. With houses right across the street. There is nothing stopping you from parking there but depending on how long the RV is it might... More
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OregonMum14
23 August 2017|
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Response from Mitch M | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of any hours. I like to hike it near sunset, watch the sunset and the city light up, then head down. Not dangerous if you bring a headlamp, the path is easy and its a popular area. I've done plenty of sketchier... More
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eljefekevin
23 August 2015|
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Response from buddytravels | Reviewed this property |
I am in my fifties and it took me about 25 minutes. No hurry, just enjoy.
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