Spring Activities in Utah Valley

Welcome to Utah Valley, where springtime blossoms into a season of adventure and family fun. Whether you're a local or just visiting, this valley, brimming with natural beauty and diverse activities, is the perfect destination for a spring break full of excitement and relaxation.

Spring is an ideal season for hiking in Utah Valley. The climate is pleasantly cool, making it comfortable to explore the diverse trails the valley has to offer. Some popular family-friendly hikes include:

  • American Fork Canyon Nature Trail
  • Battle Creek Falls
  • Buffalo Peak
  • Dripping Rock Falls
  • Grotto Falls

Parks and Playgrounds

Utah Valley boasts an abundance of parks, each with unique playgrounds and scenic beauty. Some top picks for families are:

  • Neptune Park (Saratoga Springs)
  • Wines Park (Lehi)
  • Discovery Park (Pleasant Grove)
  • All Together Playground (Orem)
  • North Park (Spanish Fork)

Picnicking Spots

Enjoy a family picnic at one of the many picturesque locations in Utah Valley. Recommended spots include Highland Glen Park, Nielsen’s Grove Park, Bicentennial Park, Red Ledges Picnic Area, and Salem Pond.

BYU offers a myriad of free or low-cost attractions perfect for families. Explore the Botany Pond, Bean MuseumMuseum of PaleontologyMuseum of People and CulturesMuseum of Art, and the evening shows at the BYU Planetarium.

Animal Encounters

Utah Valley has some amazing places you can go to experience animals firsthand and we're not just talking cats and dogs either! Here in the valley, you can rent a llama, hold snakes, ride ponies, and so much more!

Unique Experiences

For something different, try out these unique experiences in Utah Valley:

Indoor Swimming

April might still be chilly for outdoor swimming, but you can enjoy indoor pools at Lehi Legacy Center, Provo Rec Center, and Clyde Recreation Center in Springville.

Thanksgiving Point

Spring at Thanksgiving Point is vibrant with life, especially during the Baby Animal season. Explore the Farm Country, Ashton Gardens, Museum of Natural Curiosity, Museum of Ancient Life, and Butterfly Biosphere.

Provo Canyon Drive

A scenic drive through Provo Canyon is a must. Make a stop at Bridal Veil Falls, Big Springs Park, and enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty along the way.

More Events and Activities

Spring in Utah Valley is marked by various events and activities that cater to all ages

Utah Valley in spring is a canvas of experiences waiting to be explored. From serene hikes and educational museums to thrilling indoor activities and scenic drives, there's something for everyone to enjoy. So pack your bags, gather your family, and set off for a spring adventure in the heart of Utah!