Who doesn’t love the outdoors? After living in Utah these last few months, I’ve become particularly fond of the vast opportunities to go outside and explore what Utah has to offer.
One of my favorite local places to explore is Antelope Island. Nestled 41 miles north of Salt Lake City, Antelope Island is the largest island on the Great Salt Lake. Antelope Island is the perfect place to go to check out the beautiful salt flats while enjoying a nice bike ride or hike, and to experience the most incredible views while relishing in the wildlife. Antelope Island is home to bison, pronghorn, mule deer, owls, falcons and hawks.
Another great local place to visit is Pineview Reservoir. Located in the Ogden Valley, Pineview is a nice place to go to look at the placid waters while enjoying a nice picnic.
My last favorite local adventure hot spot is Beus Pond Park. Beus Pond Park is located at 4240 Country Hills Drive in Ogden. This park offers nature at every turn: lots of shady trees and grass, complete with picnic areas and wildlife. Walk the extensive trail system amidst the trees, relax on a bench and watch geese, ducks and other birds in a serene setting. You can also walk out on the dock or cross streams on the foot bridges. Beus Pond Park is easily the best place to use as a retreat from everyday stress and relax in a tranquil setting.
What are you waiting for? Go out and enjoy all the outdoor adventures Utah has to offer right outside your door.