Situated in the foothills of the Wasatch Range, Summit Creek boasts miles of community trails and coveted proximity to some of Utah’s most renowned routes. And, while our tracks afford residents effortless access to a wide range of outdoor activities year-round, nothing quite compares to exploring the mountains come summertime. Below, find our favorite hikes that tour the season’s brightest wildflower blooms.
Just under an hour drive from Summit Creek, a host of incredible hikes await at Mount Timpanogos. Whether taking the Aspen Grove Trail or The Timpooneke Trail, find routes teeming with a spectacular array of dramatic, brightly colored wildflowers during the summer months.
Head to Y Mountain, about a 40-minute drive from Summit Creek, for a hike brimming with summer wildflowers to set sights on. The 2.4 miles roundtrip trek is ideal for a family outing and abundant with awe-inspiring vistas.
Take the Alpine Scenic Loop up American Fork Canyon to find Cascade Springs, located just off the trail. Offering the ideal detour to take in summer’s bounty of blooms, Cascade Springs is less than an hour drive from Summit Creek and presents an idyllic oasis. With glimmering pools, paved pathways for hikers to explore and wildflowers at every turn, this destination is well worth a visit.