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.Using our world travel planner, Salt Lake City attractions like Ensign Peak Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Not for the faint of heart. This isn’t a tourist path. This is a hike on dirt and rocks. That being said it’s not long and it’s not that difficult. The view is outstanding and worth some time to... more »
We happened to be in the area on Pioneer Day and were happy this hike was in the plans. The park is small but a great place to check out! Teaching some history/stories of the original pioneers of the.... more »
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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