Trail Details

Donut Falls from Cardiff Fork TH

Donut Falls from Cardiff Fork TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 1.0 to 1.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 1.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 340 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 425 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 8%
Notes: This is a short hike that follows the creek upstream. You might spot moose or deer along the way. Lots of families can be seen making the trek on long summer evenings. 1
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Trailhead
Cardiff Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7460 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 9.2 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: There is great parking at Mill D, both sides of the road, and an outhouse. In the summer, you can get closer to the Donut Falls/Cardiff TH by driving up the road past the Jordan Pines CG. The trailhead is past the private cabins.



Destination
Donut Falls
 Elevation: 7800  AKA: Doughnut Falls
 Feature: Falls
Notes: A short hike to a local natural wonder, a creek flowing through a hole in the rock. It is difficult to get near the falls during spring because of the high water flow. If you are adventurous, follow the trail on the west to a spot overlooking the falls for a view of the hole in the rock from a different angle.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.631128    Longitude: -111.654524 

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 Google Map (shows lat/lon on map)


External Links
for this trail
Photos  TwoKnobbyTires
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune
 WillhiteWeb
Winter Showshoeing  Salt Lake Tribune
 SnowshoeUtah


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