15 Easy Bike Trails for Kids in Utah

Best Utah bike trails for kids

Utah is one of the best places for biking with kids. Whether you’re looking to introduce kids to trail riding or just want a nice leisurely paved bike trail, you can find it all in Utah

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Canyonlands National Park with Kids

Canyonlands National Park with Kids

When planning a family vacation to Utah, it can be hard to choose between visiting Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. With double the number of annual visitors, Arches is the more popular of the two Moab national parks but we encourage you to take a closer look at visiting Canyonlands with kids.

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Ultimate Guide to Bryce Canyon National Park with Kids

Bryce Canyon National Park with kids

We visited Bryce Canyon National Park with kids in mid-April (our two kids were aged 3 & 5 at the time). Our family loves being active while enjoying the beauty of nature, so Bryce Canyon was a perfect outdoor destination for us. We spent 5 days hiking with kids and enjoying all the beauty this natural wonder has to offer.

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Zion National Park with Kids

zion national park - vista from angels landing zion

We spent 5 days in Zion National Park with kids (who were 3 & 5 years old at the time) in mid-April. We love to go on family hikes to enjoy the beauty of nature, so a visit to Zion Canyon with kids was ideal for us. A lot of people visit Zion in a single day, but Zion Canyon is one of the best national parks in the USA, so if you have time, we encourage you to stay longer and enjoy the many great things to do in Zion with kids.  

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Capitol Reef National Park with Kids

capitol reef national park with kids

We visited Capitol Reef National Park with kids in early-May (our two kids were 5 & 3 years old at the time). We must admit that prior to deciding to go on a family road trip to Utah, we had never heard of Capitol Reef National Park. We were well aware of Utah’s other four super-star national parks, so we were intrigued to find out they had a fifth national park.

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The Best Hike in Capitol Reef National Park

capitol reef hiking with kids

While we may not have done all the hikes in Capitol Reef National Park, we are going out on a limb and calling the best hike in Capitol Reef National Park. For our final day in Capitol Reef, we strung together three one-way hikes into one continuous back-to-back hiking trail: Frying Pan Trail to Cassidy Arch Trail to Grand Wash Trail.

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Road Trip in Utah with Kids

Road Trip in Utah with Kids

Being from Alberta, we frequently hear of families taking a road trip to Utah with kids. From what we understand, it’s not uncommon to see a lot of Alberta license plates around Moab and the five Utah National Parks in April every year.

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Hiking Angels Landing in Zion National Park Solo

image of the sign along the route to Angels Landing summit in Utah

Though I love traveling with kids, I’m the first to say that at times I do miss the days of traveling pre-kids. Don’t get me wrong, I love traveling with kids and wouldn’t have it any other way, but there are usually things we’d like to do that are impossible with kids. I do not often like to admit that things are “impossible” with kids, but I would not hike Angels Landing with kids.

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