Trail Details

Sliding Rock from Fort Canyon TH

Sliding Rock from Fort Canyon TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 0.5 to 1.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 440 feet
 Main Aspect: Flat
 Climb Rate: 440 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 8%
Notes: The hike is only a mile, mostly on pavement. 1
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Trailhead
Fort Canyon TH

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Trailhead Elevation: 5280 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Utah Valley
Area Location: Various locations on east and north ends of the valley
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Watch for a gate on the left just after the road turns east. Follow this dirt road a short distance to the pavement, then follow it to the end.



Destination
Sliding Rock
 Elevation: 5720  Feature: Trail-Nature
Notes: Sliding Rock was the water park of the Alpine pioneer era. Generations of kids, and adults make the climb to slide down this natural water slide. It is at the top of Fort Canyon, north of Alpine.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.489665    Longitude: -111.774305 

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