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Ensign Peak Park, Salt Lake City

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#8 of 28 in Parks in Salt Lake City
Ensign Peak is a peak in the foothills near downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. It is approximately one mile north of the Utah State Capitol and sits almost directly behind it. On July 26, 1847, Brigham Young and other early members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) climbed this hill and gave it its present name. The hill has religious significance in LDS Church history and in its symbolism.
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  • Here you should make a little detour. You have a wonderful view of Salt Lake City and its surroundings. Very nice photo spot.
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  • The park is easy to get to and offers a great view of the city. There is an easy hike to a viewing spot, or a more strenuous hike to the actual ensign peak. Either way, take in the history (with inter...  more »
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  • The trail up to it is well kept! It’s an easy stroll up to the “peak” Nice view, and many plaques with facts about the Salt Lake Valley!
  • A great stop in Salt Lake City to get a good view of all there is to explore. Well taken care of, and often one of the places not a lot of people seem to know about. Perfect for that selfie panorama!

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