Trail Details

Upper Falls from Diversion Dam

Upper Falls from Diversion Dam

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 0.5 to 0.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 1.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 419 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 524 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 10%
Notes: Cross the bridge, and head west on the Provo River Trail a 1/3 mile until you see a narrow brdige cross the river. Head south (left) up the trail. There is graffiti on rocks and trees all the way to the falls. Too bad, its a nice hike otherwise. 2
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Trailhead
Diversion Dam
Trailhead Elevation: 5185 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Provo Canyon: 4.4 miles
Area: Provo Canyon
Area Location: East on 800 North in Orem in Utah County.
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: This is parking area outside the diversion dam facilities. Follow the path north of the facilities to the bridge that crosses the river.



Destination
Upper Falls
 Elevation: 5604  Feature: Falls
Notes: The falls has several tiers, and can be seen from the highway. It is not quite as big as it is nieghboring falls to the West, Bridal Veil Falls.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.345460    Longitude: -111.591679 

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