Destination Details

Hiking to Prince of Wales Mine

Prince of Wales Mine

 Elevation: 10090  Feature: Mine
Notes: See evidence of mining in the Cottonwood Canyons. The 900 foot shaft has a grate over it, and some of the machinery is still there to examine.


Trail Time
(roundtrip)
Distance
(roundtrip)
Elevation
Change
Trail
Aspect
From trailheads in Big Cottonwood Canyon leading to Prince of Wales Mine
 Silver Fork Trailhead via Silver Fork   3.5 to 6.0 hrs   6.2 miles   2050 feet   All Directions 
From trailheads in Little Cottonwood Canyon leading to Prince of Wales Mine
 Alta Trailhead via Grizzly Gulch   2.5 to 4.0 hrs   5 miles   1420 feet   South 


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.604663    Longitude: -111.615970 

 WasatchHiker Map (shows trails)    
 Google Map (shows lat/lon on map)


 External Links for Prince of Wales Mine  
Description  Mining Utah


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