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Ensign Peak Trail

Intermediate
 3.7 (11) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A steep but short half mile hike up to the summit of Ensign Peak.

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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Out and Back

5,398' 1,645 m

High

5,014' 1,528 m

Low

384' 117 m

Up

384' 117 m

Down

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

Dogs Leashed

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Family Friendly Steep but manageable given its short length.

Overview

Right on the edge of town, this easy peak hike is great for families and offers nice views of the valley.

Description

The Ensign Peak Trail starts from a small trailhead off Ensign Vista Drive. There is no parking area and the street is residential, so be respectful when rolling up.

From the trailhead, you'll immediately begin climbing the moderately steep trail. Though the grade never really eases, you'll find that the well-maintained trail is quite manageable for the family. There are open views along the entire length of the hike but they are especially great at the summit where you can sit and rest for a bit while soaking it in.

This is a popular option for sunset watching too.

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  3.7 from 11 votes

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View from Ensign Peak.
Oct 31, 2016 near Salt La…, UT

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Aug 19, 2019
Neil Pickers
Jan 19, 2019
Mike Yang
Oct 16, 2018
Katie Smolinski
Pretty view of the valley!
Sep 4, 2018
Robyn Hanna
Jun 10, 2018
Andrea Beck
Hiked with Mom! 1mi
Mar 6, 2018
Christina Rogers
Feb 17, 2018
J Rod McLaughlin
Quick easy. Dogs on leash allowed
Nov 4, 2017
Laura P