Trail Details

Ensign Peak from Ensign Peak Trailhead

Ensign Peak from Ensign Peak Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 1.0 to 1.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 1 miles
 Elevation Gain: 434 feet
 Main Aspect: South
 Climb Rate: 868 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: This peak had a special significance to early Utah pioneers, as described by the monument at the top. It’s a steep climb, but the views over downtown Salt Lake City are great. 7
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Trailhead
Ensign Peak TH
Trailhead Elevation: 4980 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Salt Lake Valley
Area Location: Various locations on East Bench in Salt Lake
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Go to 198 Ensign Vista Dr in Salt Lake, park at the church and head north through a park to the trail.



Destination
Ensign Peak
 Elevation: 5414  Feature: Trail-History
Notes: This is a great beginner trail with some historical significance for Mormon Pioneers.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.794408    Longitude: -111.890717 

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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Deseret News
 Local Hikes
 Salt Lake Tribune
 UtahPictures


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