How many hikes start at a zoo, can take you into some scenery and still provide you a view of an urban skyline?
Reporter href="http://twitter.com/erinalberty" target="_blank">Erin Alberty found such a trail for this week's Hike of the Week. href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/53950541-117/trailhead-east-mile-north.html.csp" target="_blank">Click here for Alberty's instructions to hike in Emigration Canyon to Wagner Spring and the hilltop.
Here are the trail's vital statistics.
Wagner Spring and hilltop
Hiking time » 1 hour
Round-trip miles » 2.6 miles
Elevation gain » 850 feet
Difficulty » Easy
Trail head restrooms » No
Dogs allowed » No* (See note in story)
Bikes allowed » Yes
— Nate Carlisle
Twitter: href="http://twitter.com/utahhikes" target="_blank">@UtahHikes
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