Tag: Utah

Hiking to Desolation Lake

Desolation Lake has a striking color and is surrounded by outstanding scenery. (Photo: Ryan Malavolta - UtahOutside.com)

The Wasatch Mountains are chock full of amazing trails, many of which are very steep and challenging. If you are looking for a more leisurely hike, or perhaps something the entire family can enjoy, then hiking to Desolation Lake might…

Rafting Westwater Canyon

The view from our lunch spot on the first day of rafting Westwater Canyon. (Photo: Bryson White - UtahOutside.com)

Utah has no shortage of excellent whitewater rafting runs, but few are as accessible as Westwater Canyon. Westwater is the first canyon the Colorado River flows through after it crosses the Utah border. It’s the quintessential desert river trip: beautiful…