Trail Details

Rock Canyon CG from Rock Canyon TH

Rock Canyon CG from Rock Canyon TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 5.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1810 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 646 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 12%
Notes: The trail through Rock Canyon gives you a feel for the classic water created canyon (vs the U shaped glacier created canyons). This is the only trail in the Wasatch that has drinking fountains along the trail. There are 2. 4
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos





Trailhead
Rock Canyon TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5110 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: There is a large parking lot, restrooms and lots of trails. To get there, drive east past the Provo temple until the road ends.



Destination
Rock Canyon CG

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 Elevation: 6920  Feature: Canyon
Notes: The campground shouldnt really be your destination, unless you are a scout troop out on an overnighter. Its a good place to turn around after climbing through Rock Canyon.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.269047    Longitude: -111.582774 

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