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Outdoor Activities

In Provo City the adventures never need to end. Provo is nested at the base of the Wasatch Mountain Range which provide an abundance of outdoor activities. Utah Lake can be found on Provo's west side. Utah Lake offers a variety of water sports for everyone. If your a skier Provo won't disappoint, Provo Canyon is home to Sundance Resort that hosts a variety of activities year round. 

walking-on-trailHiking Looking for a hike that will take the weekend, or one that will take an hour? Either way there are plenty of trails to choose from. Provo's trails offer a variety in difficulty ranging from very difficult to wheelchair and stroller friendly. In Provo it is always time to get out and go for a hike.

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Downhill-bicycle-rideBiking/Mountain Biking In Provo and the surrounding area there are numerous ways to get out and enjoy your bike. Provo was ranked as one of the most bike friendly communities in the United States. Looking for a little more adventure, then jump on your mountain bike and experience the trails Provo City has to offer. Sundance Resort offers lift passes and downhill trail riding that is sure to turn your knuckles white and get your heart pounding.

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Man-rock-climbing-with-shirt-onRock Climbing Did you know that Provo City has nearly 500 climbing routes in it. Rock Canyon gives a nice mixture of quartzite in the mouth of the canyon but transitions into limestone up canyon. Are you a multi-pitch climber, a sport climber, or even a trad climber, no matter what your preference Rock Canyon has it all. Come and enjoy beautiful Rock Canyon.

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group-rowing-down-riverRafting Looking for a nice mellow river rafting experience? Provo river's scenic rafting scene features beautiful landscapes as you experience class I & II rapids. You can even enjoy the experience on your own personal tube for a leisurely float down river. 





man-snowboarding-with-grilled-cheese-in-his-backpackSnow SportsProvo Canyon is home to the beautiful Sundance Resort, which has no problem getting deserved attention. "Great runs, gorgeous scenery and no crowds make Sundance one of winter's best in the West," noted Town and Country magazine. Intimate and rustic by design, Sundance differs from other resorts in more than size. Founded by Robert Redford in 1969, Sundance Resort is located on 5,000 acres of wilderness at the base of Utah's picturesque Mt. Timpanogos.

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Man-Kite-boarding-like-nobodys-bidnissWater SportsUtah Lake is an excellent choice for water skiing, boating and all other personal watercraft. Utah Lake State park found at the west end of Center Street has a excellent port and camping options. However, one surprising activity that is proving to be very popular is kite surfing. Because of the lakes position in the valley it provides excellent wind allowing kite surfers to scream across the surface at 40 miles per hour. Come and enjoy Utah Lake.






Riviting-round-of-disc-gold,-the-big-putt.Disc Golf Looking for an inexpensive activity that is sure to keep everyone intertwined? Disc golf is the answer. As the name suggests disc golf is essentially golf with a frisbee. There are three courses in Provo City each on is free and offer terrains from a walk in the park to up and down the mountain side. No tee times, fees, or silly pants required, just some disc golf discs which are available at most outdoor retailers. Get out and enjoy this free activity with your friends and family.

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Majestic-woman-riding-horse-with-wind-blowing-through-hairHorseback Riding Riding horses in Provo is unlike horseback riding anywhere else. With its pristine mountains you can enjoy views of the most breathtaking landscape available anywhere. Whether you are a horse owner or you are looking to take a guided tour, there are plenty of options for you. Come and enjoy Provo from the saddle and relax as you take in your surrounding.






Man-fishingFishing The Provo River offers consistently good fly fishing in Provo Canyon, just a few minutes drive from downtown. It is perhaps the best blue-ribbon trout stream in the US that is so close to a major metropolitan area, and to a major airport.

Utah Lake sweeps along the west edge of town and it is often excellent for channel catfish and white bass, and good for walleye and other species.


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