Trail Details

Sliding Rock from Schoolhouse Springs TH

Sliding Rock from Schoolhouse Springs TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 0.5 to 1.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 210 feet
 Main Aspect: South
 Climb Rate: 150 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 3%
Notes: At the first meadow, go left. Follow the road as it turn into a trail that climbs a steep hill. It joins a road at the top, go right. When it joins the bigger road, go left. Stay to the north until you come to the bridge crossing the creek (past Nephs Lake). After crossing the bridge, take the trail that goes north, to Sliding Rock. 0
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Trailhead
Schoolhouse Springs TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5510 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: To get to the Schoolhouse Springs trailhead, follow the main road north through Alpine. It will eventually curve to the east. Turn north on Grove Street. It goes north with a sharp 90 degree curve to the east. Take the first left after the curve, then the first left off that road. Follow the dirt road to the Lehi Water Tank. The trail starts when you crawl through the gate.



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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