Trail Details

Alexander Basin from Alexander Basin Trailhead

Alexander Basin from Alexander Basin Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1850 feet
 Main Aspect: Northeast
 Climb Rate: 1321 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 25%
Notes: The first part of the trail is very steep. It follows an old log flume used to get logs down the mountain. You are rewarded at the end with beautiful mountain scenery. 10
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Trailhead
Alexander Basin TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7150 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Fee Station: 7.0 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: The parking is on the north, 1 1/2 miles past Elbow Fork. There are no facilities there, just the trailhead and space for several cars.



Destination
Alexander Basin
 Elevation: 9000  Feature: Basin
Notes: The basin is a good destination if you are short on time. If you made it this far, you might as well go to the Gobblers Knob summit.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.678370    Longitude: -111.677693 

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External Links
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