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Wasatch Front Utah

At the center of Wasatch Front, is Salt Lake City, a town filled with fun activities and events for families in every season.  Spring time highlights in Wasatch Front include the annual tulip festival at Thanksgiving Point Gardens and visiting baby animals at Wheeler Historic Farm.  During the summer, head for higher elevations and cooler temperatures at the caves of Timpanogos National Monument or take the kids to Salt Lake City’s annual Days of 47 events.


Autumn Days welcome the stunning colors of fall foliage and Antelope Island’s annual Bison Range Ride and Roundup.  Winter in Wasatch Front offers world class skiing and snowboarding at premiere ski resorts and stunning holiday lights at Historic Temple Square.




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1. Bridal Veil Falls

Nice paved trail leads to this waterfall. Let the kiddos wade around at the base of this waterfall for plenty of family fun. Hike does get busy, but pack a...

2. Stewart Falls

This hike is family friendly with groomed trails and an amazing payoff at the end. This is a longer hike, so be prepared for an all day activity.

3. Silver Lake

Good hike for an active family. This hike is off the beaten path from the busy American Fork loop and a wonderful place to experience this beautiful area.

1. Hogle Zoo

2. Thanksgiving Point Farm Country

3. Tracy Aviary

1. Bridal Veil Falls

This paved trail runs along the Provo River past beautiful waterfalls and mountain scenery.

2. Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Paved trails throughout this beautiful 55 acres and fifteen individual themed gardens.

3. Cascade Springs

Interpretive boardwalk trail along cascading water and ponds.

1. Clark Planetarium

2. Kennecott Copper Mine

3. Gateway Mall Fountains

1. Red Pine Gondola

Take a scenic gondola ride from the base of Canyons Resort to endless outdoor recreational opportunities.

2. The Canyons Ski Resort

Do some pedal boating or fishing at Canyons Resort private reservoir. Tiger trout are ready for some catch and release fun.

3. Nineteen Sports

Bike the resort's new mountain biking skills park, or take the Cabriolet lift to the relatively flat bike pathways along Park City's valley floor.

1. Willow Pond Park

Good place for beginners to learn how to fish. If the fish aren't biting, kids can spend some time on the playground equipment located near the pond.

2. Sunset Pond

This urban fishing pond is located in a residential neighborhood off of a short trail. Several trees line the pond, making fishing line snags inevitable. T...

3. Midas and Kidney Ponds

These two urban fishing ponds are located along the popular Jordan River pathway trail.