If you feel like you need a chunk of time in the sunshine and away from your couch, these spots will fill that fresh air craving. You can check out any of these Utah hikes that have everything from waterfalls to stunning orange rocks, depending on what tickles your fancy. Explore the state's most amazing and dreamy destinations while getting a little extra cardio. 

These hikes are the perfect excuse to get outside and into the sunshine. Dreamy hot springs and mossy grottos await you, just make sure that you pack your camera or charge your phone so you can snap some amazing pictures.

Grab your bestie and get ready to see the world one trail at a time. 

Zebra Slot Canyons 

Price: Free

Location: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, UT

Why You Need To Go: These amazing slot canyons have pink and white stripes that run along the walls.

Golden Cathedral Trail

Price: Free

Location: Latitude: 37. 611292, Longitude: -111.164787

Why You Need To Go: This hike can be rather strenuous the further you go, but it rewards you with sparkling pools bordered by towering orange walls.

Mossy Cave Trail

Price: $35 for a 7-day pass

Location: Bryce Canyon National Park, UT-63, Bryce, UT

Why You Need To Go: You will pass golden hoodoos and towering formations that lead to a "grotto."


Red Reef Trail

Price: $5

Location: Latitude: 37.2242, Longitude -113.406

Why You Need To Go: This short hike between towering red-rock canyons ends in a dreamy pool and a waterfall. 


Angels Landing

Price: $35 for a 7-day pass

Location: 1 Zion Park Blvd., State Route 9, Springdale, UT

Why You Need To Go: You can climb up this towering peak and get exhilarating views from above. 


Diamond Fork Hot Springs Trail

Price: Free

Location: Diamond Fork Rd, Spanish Fork, UT

Why You Need To Go: This fast trek will lead you to stunning blue hot springs that are nature's muscle relaxer.

Aspen Grove Trail

Price: $6 for a 3-day pass

Location: Latitude: 40.4313, Longitude: -111.639

Why You Need To Go: You can start at the trailhead and climb to the summit of this mountain.


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