10 Must to-do’s in Alpine!

Courtesy of The Daily Herald

Explore the Murdock Canal Trail


The Murdock Canal Trail, which runs through several cities in northern Utah County, is open to a variety of activities. Go for a walk, run, bike ride or even ride some horses on the trail.

Enjoy American Fork Canyon


American Fork Canyon is home to all sorts of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Hike, climb, ride various trails or go fishing or camping at a number of campgrounds.

Visit Timpanogos Cave National Monument


Though one of many attractions in American Fork Canyon, the Timpanogos Cave National Monument deserves its own mention. Visitors can take a guided tour through three caves.

Visit Horsetail Falls


This hidden gem will give you the beauty of waterfalls with perhaps a little less foot traffic. Horsetail Falls is located near Alpine and is about four miles roundtrip.

Go mountain biking at Lambert Park


Alpine’s Lambert Park is host to mountain biking trails that will keep mountain bikers of various skill levels busy. Enjoy the beauty of the park at the edge of Alpine while hitting the trails.

Hit the links


If golf is your game, you have plenty of options in Utah County. Check out the Alpine Country Club in Highland or the Cedar Hills Golf Club in Cedar Hills. If you just can’t get enough of the sand traps, play a round at both clubs in one day.

Hike Box Elder Peak


Located near Alpine, the Box Elder Peak trail is a 10.5-mile loop. Dogs, horses and people can all enjoy the trail, which is usually not as busy as others in the area.

Hike in Dry Creek Canyon


Though Provo Canyon is home to some of the more famous waterfalls in the valley, you don’t have to fight crowds to enjoy a beautiful waterfall. Head up the Dry Creek Canyon trail above Alpine, which also features a waterfall and a lot fewer people. You will probably encounter a few horses along the way, though.

Moyle Park


Alpine’s Moyle Park has more to offer than just playgrounds. Check out an old Native American fort, a museum and a picnic area at the two-acre park.

Hogs Hollow Trail

Hogs Hollow Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Alpine, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.