I love taking big hikes out to see waterfalls, overlooks or scenic views. But here in Kentucky, we don’t get to enjoy rock formations like those you find when you travel out west. Michelle from A Local Wander has been inspiring me to visit the state of Utah. Take a look at this place called Devils Kitchen. Doesn’t this make you want to go exploring?

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Devils Kitchen – Utah

Walk a few minutes down the smooth asphalt trail, though, and prepare for your mouth to gape wide open! Buried in the middle of this section of the Wasatch mountain range are red-rock spires you’d only expect to see in southern Utah. With a fenced outlook at the end of the trail it’s easy to stand still and take in the bewildering 360-degree view. And the view truly is bewildering!

Read more of Michelle’s Review of Devils Kitchen here.

Devils Kitchen
Length: 1/2 mile out and back
Difficulty: Easy

The Devils Kitchen is a scenic red rock “break” off the Nebo Scenic Loop. It offers pillars and other interesting rock formations. It somewhat resembles a miniature Bryce Canyon.

The trail is short, well-maintained and easy to hike. It runs through a beautiful forest to a observation platform on the edge of the red rock area.

The Devils Kitchen is an amazing site, with red rock and red dirt on top of a mountain in the middle of a beautiful forest. The entire Nebo Loop is a very scenic mountain drive, particular during the fall when colors are changing. If you are driving the Loop, the Devils Kitchen is a must-see attraction, well worth the few minutes required to hike to the overlook.

Interested in more Utah Vacation Ideas? Take a look at Michelle’s site: A Local Wander!

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  1. April 8, 2013  5:15 pm by Michelle Reply

    This website is going to be so helpful when I'm traveling this summer! Thanks for the link!

    • April 8, 2013  5:48 pm by Sharon Williams Reply

      You're welcome! I love to travel but don't get to see the other half of the US so this is my window to the rest of the US! Can't wait to see it myself one of these days!

  2. July 21, 2014  3:52 pm by Cami Reply

    This really is such an amazing hike! Our family loved it.

  3. September 11, 2015  6:27 pm by Milena Reply

    This is a place that I have always dreamed about visiting! I know my family would love it!

  4. September 11, 2015  10:13 pm by Krista Reply

    I live just 2 hours from Devil's Kitchen and I have never been there before....crazy! I need to go!

  5. September 11, 2015  10:45 pm by Sherri Reply

    Gorgeous! I've never been to Utah, but its definitely on my list of places to visit someday!

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