Summer Activities in the Wasatch

Here are some activities you can plan for in the Wasatch Mountains in Salt Lake City in the summer:

  • Hiking: There are many hiking trails in the Wasatch Mountains, with something for everyone from beginner to experienced hikers. Some popular trails include the Aspen Grove Trail, the Mill B South Trail, and the Donut Falls Trail.
  • Mountain biking: The Wasatch Mountains are also a great place for mountain biking. There are trails for all levels of bikers, from beginner to expert. Some popular trails include the Murdock Trail, the Bonanza Trail, and the White Pine Trail.
  • Swimming: There are several lakes and reservoirs in the Wasatch Mountains where you can swim, including Jordanelle Reservoir, Deer Creek Reservoir, and Willow Creek Reservoir.
  • Camping: There are several campgrounds in the Wasatch Mountains where you can camp, including Big Cottonwood Canyon Campground, Little Cottonwood Canyon Campground, and Rockport State Park.
  • Fishing: The Wasatch Mountains are home to several trout fisheries, where you can fish for rainbow trout, brown trout, and cutthroat trout. 
  • Whitewater rafting:If you’re looking for a more adventurous activity, you can go whitewater rafting on the Provo River or the Weber River.
  • Climbing: There are several rock-climbing areas in the Wasatch Mountains, including Little Cottonwood Canyon, Big Cottonwood Canyon, and Rock Canyon Park.

These are just a few of the many activities you can enjoy in the Wasatch Mountains in Salt Lake City in the summer. With so much to do, you’re sure to find something to keep you busy.

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