Guided Hikes

Step into the mountains.

Enjoy a guided hiking experience with local guides on trails within and around Snowbird. For the 2024 hiking season, guided hikes will take place during peak wildflower season in July and early August. With group and private hikes, options range from an easy round-trip walk following Little Cottonwood Creek to a full-day excursion to the top of a local peak. All guided hikes have access to awe-inspiring views of the Wasatch Mountains and the Salt Lake Valley. 

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Guided Summer Hikes.


Group Hikes

Join us on a family-friendly guided exploration of Snowbird’s lower mountain. On these group hikes, you can learn about Snowbird’s history, wildflowers and the animals that call this place home. 

  • Cost:  $45 per person
  • Skill Level: Beginner terrain but participants must have previous experience walking over 3 miles
  • Age: 8 & older
  • Distance: 3-4 miles
  • Start Time:  10 am
  • Dates:  July 5 - August 4
  • There is a 2-person minimum and an 8-person maximum per group
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Guided Summer Hikes.


Private Hikes

Looking to get a little deeper into the woods? A private hike is the ultimate way to explore Snowbird. From waterfalls to wildflowers, your hike is fully customizable. Our experienced guides will work with you to select the ideal route based on your desired experience. 

  • Cost: $130 per person, Tram or lift access included
  • Skill Level: Beginner, intermediate and advanced options available
  • Age: All ages welcome
  • Distance: 4-10 miles, typically
  • Start Time: TBD based on group objective and ability level
  • Dates: Private Guided Hikes are available July 5 - August 4
  • Please call  801.933.2096 to book a Private Guided Hike. Private Guided Hikes must be reserved ahead of time.


Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays' guided hikes will be designed to open all of your senses to not only the sights of Little Cottonwood Canyon, but also the sounds, feelings and sensations we experience when we slow down our bodies and brains to more deeply experience nature and its benefits to our wellbeing. Complete your Snowbird wellness experience with discounted treatments at The Cliff Spa, which also includes access to spa facilities like the rooftop pool and hot tub.

  • Cost: $45 for hike and 20% discount on select spa services
  • Skill Level: Beginner terrain with a focus on mindfulness
  • Age:  8 & older for the hike, 16 & older at The Cliff Spa
  • Distance:  1-2 miles
  • Start Time: 10 am
  • Dates:  Weekly, July 5 - August 4
  • Cliff Spa Details:  Your spa service must be booked for the same Wednesday. You can make an appointment in advance online or by calling 801.933.2225. Those who participate in the Wellness Wednesday hike receive 20% off a 60-minute Cliff Signature massage, a 60-minute Thai Massage, a 60-minute Craniosacral Massage or a 60-minute Little Cottonwood Body Wrap. The discount will be applied at the time of service.
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Guided Summer Hikes.



  • Advanced reservations are required for all guided hikes and are non-refundable within 7 days of the hike if cancelled. All activities, lift openings, terrain access and hours of operation are conditions permitting and may change at any time. 
  • Hikes meet on the Plaza Deck (Level 3, Snowbird Center) with an elevation of 8,100 feet.
  • We recommend bringing a long-sleeved layer, a hat, good hiking or athletic shoes, sunscreen and a backpack with a bottle of water and snacks. Additional water, snacks and other supplies can be purchased at General Gritts (Level 1, Snowbird Center).

Guided Hikes


Group Hike:
$45 per person

Private Hike:
$130 per person