Trail Details

Great Western Trail from Battle Creek Trailhead<br />via Battle Creek Canyon

Great Western Trail from Battle Creek Trailhead
via Battle Creek Canyon

 Hike Time: 3.0 to 5.5 hours
 Distance: 2.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2465 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 1120 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 21%
Notes: This section of the Great Western Trail passes under the west face of Mount Timpanogos as it goes by the head of Dry Canyon, Battlecreek Canyon and Grove Creek Canyon. 9
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos

Battle Creek TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5235 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Area: Utah Valley
Area Location: Various locations on east and north ends of the valley
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Drive east on 200 S in Pleasant Grove to Battle Creek Park. It is the location of an early skirmish between the pioneers and the Indians living in the area. Pleasant Grove was originally named Battle Creek.

Waypoint 1
Battle Creek Canyon
 Elevation: 7200  Feature: Canyon
Notes: The destination is the trail itself. The trail will take you into Sagebrush Flat where you can go many different directions, or return the way you came.
Waypoint 2
Sagebrush Flat
 Elevation: 7650  Feature: Meadow
Notes: It is the wide meadow between Mount Timpanogos and Mahogany Mountain. You can get there by truck, but hiking there is just as fun.

Great Western Trail Timpanogos

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 Elevation: 7700  Feature: Trail-Distance
Notes: The GWT is a 4500 mile trail that runs from Mexico to Canada.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.405741    Longitude: -111.701548 

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