Trail Details

Porter Fork from Porter Fork TH

Porter Fork from Porter Fork TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 1.5 to 2.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1030 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 1030 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 20%
Notes: This trail follows the bottom of the canyon up to where it starts to get steep. For more adventure, follow it up to Porter Pass. 9
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Porter Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7020 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Fee Station: 3.5 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: The gate is usually locked on the Porter Fork road, but there is a parking area for 4-6 cars. The trailhead is 1.5 miles up the road from there, making it the longest car to trailhead walk in the Wasatch.



Destination
Porter Fork
 Elevation: 8050  Feature: Canyon
Notes: It leads up to Porter Pass where you can continue to Mt Raymond, Wildcat Ridge or follow the Mill B North Fork trail down Big Cottonwood.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.676150    Longitude: -111.709798 

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


External Links
for this trail
Winter Showshoeing  SnowshoeUtah


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