Trail Details

Angel Flat from Granite Flat South Trailhead

Angel Flat from Granite Flat South Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1985 feet
 Main Aspect: East
 Climb Rate: 1045 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 20%
Notes: This trail follows Wide Hollow Canyon. It is under the canopy most of the way, but goes through a few meadows. It climbs quickly. At 1.6 miles the trail comes to the edge of Wide Hollow. There is a great view of the hollow and the mountains on the other side. You can not see Box Elder yet because of a false summit. There are remains of an old cabin in this area 9
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Trailhead
Granite Flat South TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6765 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 8.2 miles
Area: American Fork Canyon
Area Location: East on Timpanogos Hwy (SR92), exit 284 in Utah County
Area Fee: $6
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Drive past the main trailhead parking on the right a few hundred feet after Granite Flats CG shack. The parking lot you are looking for is another tenth mile. Park in the group picnic area on the right after crossing the bridge. The trail leaves from the west end of the lot. Parking is free for hikers.



Destination
Angel Flat
 Elevation: 8750  Feature: Meadow
Notes: At 1.9 miles you will come to a junction in a meadow named Angel Flat. The right fork goes to the north saddle via White Canyon. The left junction takes you to the south saddle. The peak to the west is not Box Elder, that is a false summit.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.486400    Longitude: -111.679943 

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