One of the best things about Utah is all of the activities right outside the door. When the snow melts out comes the green, but you have to enjoy it while it lasts. One of my favorite hikes, and fairly mellow, runs along the Emigration Canyon Ridgeline. From the parking lot, there are two trails, one heads west toward salt lake city and the other heads north-east. You won’t run into a lot of hikers in this area, which is why I like it, but you’ll find every cyclist in the salt lake valley re-hydrating in the packing lot. This is the view of East Canyon Reservoir.