Trail Details

Bells Canyon Falls from Bells Canyon South TH<br />via Lower Bells Canyon Reservoir

Bells Canyon Falls from Bells Canyon South TH
via Lower Bells Canyon Reservoir

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1570 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 683 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: Bells Canyon can be the gateway to many great destinations. Most of them will require a long strenuous day. The trail to the falls is steep and rugged. 4
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Bells Canyon South TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5160 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Salt Lake Valley
Area Location: Various locations on East Bench in Salt Lake
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: There are two trailheads for Bells Canyon. If you can not find parking at one, try the other. The south TH is around 10250 South Wasatch Blvd, on the east side of the road.


Waypoint 1
Lower Bells Canyon Reservoir
 Elevation: 5575  Feature: Lake
Notes: The Lower Bells reservoir is a good hike to find out how in shape you are for the season. It is a very small lake that can be approached from 2 trailheads.


Destination
Bells Canyon Falls
 Elevation: 6680  Feature: Falls
Notes: The falls are impressive most of the year, but especially during the spring runoff. It freezes over in the winter.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.561079    Longitude: -111.770312 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Deseret News
 Salt Lake Tribune
 WasatchHiker


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