Trail Details

Silver Fork from Silver Fork Trailhead

Silver Fork from Silver Fork Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5 miles
 Elevation Gain: 860 feet
 Main Aspect: Northeast
 Climb Rate: 344 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 7%
Notes: Follow the trail up to the upper bowls, checking out mining artifacts along the way. 1
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Silver Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8040 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 12.3 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Park in the main Solitude parking lot. The trail leaves from the west end.



Destination
Silver Fork
 Elevation: 8900  Feature: Canyon
Notes: It had a lot of mining take place in it, and the evidence is still there. The stream is running out of the Prince of Wales mine


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.609181    Longitude: -111.621323 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Deseret News
Winter Showshoeing  Salt Lake Tribune
 SnowshoeUtah


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