Trailhead Details

Beartrap Fork Trailhead in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Beartrap Fork Trailhead

Trailhead Elevation: 7560 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 10.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trailhead is somewhat difficult to find. Look for the gate in the picture on the northeast side of the road. There is really no parking area, just park along the road near the gate.


 Destinations reached from Beartrap Fork Trailhead
Trail Time
(roundtrip)
Distance
(roundtrip)
Elevation
Change
Trail
Aspect
 Beartrap Fork from Beartrap Fork TH   3.0 to 4.5 hrs   4.2 miles   1940 feet   Southwest 
 Desolation Lake from Beartrap Fork TH via Beartrap Fork   3.5 to 5.5 hrs   6.4 miles   1680 feet   Southwest 
 Silver Peak from Beartrap Fork TH via Beartrap Fork   3.5 to 5.5 hrs   5.4 miles   2442 feet   Southwest 
 Desolation Peak from Beartrap Fork TH via Beartrap Fork   3.0 to 5.5 hrs   4.6 miles   2446 feet   Southwest 


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.638234    Longitude: -111.621752 

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