Trail Details

Buffalo Peak from Squaw Peak Overlook TH

Buffalo Peak from Squaw Peak Overlook TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1360 feet
 Main Aspect: NorthWest
 Climb Rate: 648 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 12%
Notes: The trail follows the ridgeline from the Squaw Peak overlook area to the peak itself, with views all along the way. 4
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Trailhead
Squaw Peak Overlook TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6670 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Provo Canyon: 4.3 miles
Area: Squaw Peak Road
Area Location: 2 miles east of mouth of Provo Canyon. Turn right.
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: There is a paved road to the overlook, where many people go to view sunsets and Utah Valley.



Destination
Buffalo Peak
 Elevation: 8030  Feature: Peak
Notes: Buffalo Peak is a highpoint that gets darfed by Cascade Mountain behind it, and overshadowed by it is popular neighbor to the south, Squaw Peak. It is one of the easier hikes in the Wasatch if approached from Squaw Peak Road.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.282917    Longitude: -111.613127 

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