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294 mi 473 km of trail 12 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 65 Trails Hard Trails 32 Trails
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gem Favorite Brighton Lakes from Sunset Peak

Sunset Peak

(9) Alta, UT

Recommended Routes in Uinta National Forest - 11

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Favorite Enjoy phenomenal views looking south from Lone Peak.
Difficult

Jacob's Ladder Trail

11.7 mi 18.9 km 5,498' Up 1675.77 m Up 5,498' Down 1675.65 m Down

Draper, UT
Favorite Stewart Cascades, also known as Stewart Falls, flows fervently in mid-June.
Intermediate

Stewart Cascades Trail #056

3.6 mi 5.9 km 680' Up 207.3 m Up 680' Down 207.27 m Down

Cedar H…, UT
Favorite One of the lower hot springs to sit in.
Intermediate

Fifth Water Hot Springs

4.5 mi 7.3 km 613' Up 186.89 m Up 613' Down 186.85 m Down

Mapleton, UT
Favorite Mountain goat grazing in Timpanogos Basin. We came face to face with him on the way down along the forest trail as we all sought cover from the hailstorm.
Difficult

Mount Timpanogos Loop

14.9 mi 24.0 km 4,856' Up 1480.25 m Up 4,845' Down 1476.64 m Down

Cedar H…, UT
Favorite Horsetail Falls
Intermediate/Difficult

Horsetail Falls

4.2 mi 6.7 km 1,495' Up 455.67 m Up 1,494' Down 455.41 m Down

Alpine, UT
Favorite A view of the Cottonwood Ridge from American Fork Twin Peaks
Difficult

American Fork Twin Peaks from Silver Lake Flat

12.2 mi 19.7 km 4,063' Up 1238.4 m Up 4,065' Down 1239.08 m Down

Alta, UT
Favorite Mount Timpanogos stands prominently in the distance.
Intermediate/Difficult

Grove Creek/Battle Creek Loop

8.2 mi 13.1 km 2,556' Up 779.12 m Up 2,563' Down 781.07 m Down

Pleasan…, UT
Favorite Cairn at the Big Baldy Summit
Difficult

Big Baldy via Dry Canyon

7.5 mi 12.1 km 3,331' Up 1015.35 m Up 3,322' Down 1012.59 m Down

Lindon, UT
Favorite Wildlife.
Difficult

Slate Canyon/Rock Canyon Loop

11.2 mi 18.1 km 3,442' Up 1049.18 m Up 3,441' Down 1048.75 m Down

Provo, UT
Favorite Beautiful sunset from the top of the 'Y'
Intermediate/Difficult

The "Y" Mountain Peak

6.7 mi 10.7 km 3,308' Up 1008.2 m Up 3,307' Down 1008.07 m Down

Provo, UT
Favorite Beautiful sunset from the top of the 'Y'
Intermediate/Difficult

Route to the Y

2.2 mi 3.5 km 981' Up 299.01 m Up 980' Down 298.7 m Down

Provo, UT

Trails in Uinta National Forest - 97

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6.0 mi 9.7 km #1Mount Timpanogos Trail #052
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT 13 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #2Squaw Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Provo, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Provo, UT 20 
2.3 mi 3.6 km #3Silver Lake Trail
Intermediate
Alta, UT
Intermediate
Alta, UT 15 
5.8 mi 9.4 km #4Timpooneke Trail #053
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
2.8 mi 4.6 km #5Timpanogos Summit Trail #054
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
5.2 mi 8.4 km #6Right Fork Maple Canyon Trail #007
Difficult
Mapleton, UT
Difficult
Mapleton, UT
4.3 mi 7.0 km #7Bennie Creek Trail #071
Difficult
Woodland Hills, UT
Difficult
Woodland Hills, UT
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Pine Hollow Peak Spur
Intermediate
Alpine, UT
Intermediate
Alpine, UT
1.4 mi 2.2 km #9Snow Gauging Trail
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
8.8 mi 14.1 km #10Deer Creek-Dry Creek Trail #043
Difficult
Alta, UT
Difficult
Alta, UT
4.0 mi 6.4 km #11Cascade Saddle Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Orem, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Orem, UT
0.3 mi 0.5 km #12Grotto Falls Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Elk Ridge, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Elk Ridge, UT
4.5 mi 7.2 km #13North Peak Trail
Difficult
Mona, UT
Difficult
Mona, UT
3.5 mi 5.6 km #14Grove Creek Trail
Intermediate
Pleasant Grove, UT
Intermediate
Pleasant Grove, UT
3.3 mi 5.2 km #15First Hamongog Trail #200
Difficult
Alpine, UT
Difficult
Alpine, UT
2.3 mi 3.7 km #16Battle Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pleasant Grove, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Pleasant Grove, UT
10.2 mi 16.4 km #17GWT: Timpooneke-Chris Flat Trail
Intermediate
Pleasant Grove, UT
Intermediate
Pleasant Grove, UT
2.9 mi 4.6 km #18Rock Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Provo, UT
Intermediate
Provo, UT
1.0 mi 1.5 km #19Box Elder Summit from South Saddle
Difficult
Alpine, UT
Difficult
Alpine, UT
0.9 mi 1.5 km #20Provo Peak Trail
Difficult
Provo, UT
Difficult
Provo, UT

Photos of Uinta National Forest - 138

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Mountain goat grazing in Timpanogos Basin. We came face to face with him on the way down along the forest trail as we all sought cover from the hailstorm.
Jul 20, 2017 near Cedar H…, UT
One of the lower hot springs to sit in.
Oct 28, 2015 near Mapleton, UT
Top of Timpanogos
Jul 30, 2015 near Pleasan…, UT
Overlooking the basin below the summit. Sep 11, 2017
Mar 3, 2020 near Pleasan…, UT
Hiking Stewart Falls in the winter
Feb 3, 2020 near Pleasan…, UT
Just getting started on Timpooneke Trail
Feb 3, 2020 near Cedar H…, UT
Mountain Goats
Jul 30, 2015 near Pleasan…, UT
The course includes running through the tunnel from Mineral Basin.
Jul 6, 2015 near Alta, UT