Trail Details

Gobblers Knob from Alexander Basin TH<br />via Alexander Basin

Gobblers Knob from Alexander Basin TH
via Alexander Basin

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 6.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3096 feet
 Main Aspect: Northeast
 Climb Rate: 1407 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 27%
Notes: The trail is steep most of the way. You can do a loop around Gobblers Knob and return to the same trailhead. 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.


Waypoint 1
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.


Destination
Gobblers Knob
 Elevation: 10246  Feature: Peak
Notes: Gobblers Knob is the highest of the range separating Mill Creek and Big Cottonwood Canyon. There are beautiful views in all directions.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.670729    Longitude: -111.682864 

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