Trail Details

Mineral Fork from Mineral Fork TH

Mineral Fork from Mineral Fork TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 5.0 to 8.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 9.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3410 feet
 Main Aspect: Northwest
 Climb Rate: 696 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: The mineral Fork trail follows a road. You’re in forests in the lower portions, then it gets barren as you get closer to the headwall. 5
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Mineral Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6720 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 5.9 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trail/road is on the south – look for a locked gate. The trail goes south.



Destination
Mineral Fork
 Elevation: 10130  Feature: Canyon
Notes: As you might expect, there was a lot of mining up this canyon. Two of the more well known are the Wasatch Mine and the Regulator Johnson mine. There are trails going to both.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.612817    Longitude: -111.679946 

 WasatchHiker Map (shows trails)    
 Google Map (shows lat/lon on map)


External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune
 UtahOutdoorActivities


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