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272 mi 438 km of trail 11 Featured Hikes

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gem Favorite Brighton Lakes from Sunset Peak

Sunset Peak

(8) Alta, UT

Featured Hikes in Uinta National Forest - 10

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Favorite Enjoy phenomenal views looking south from Lone Peak.
Difficult

Jacob's Ladder Trail

11.7 mi 18.9 km • Out and Back • 5,498 ft Ascent 1675.77 m Ascent

(11) 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 • Out and Back • 680 ft Ascent 207.3 m Ascent

(17) Cedar H…, UT
Favorite One of the lower hot springs to sit in.
Easy/Intermediate

Fifth Water Hot Springs

4.5 mi 7.3 km • Out and Back • 613 ft Ascent 186.89 m Ascent

(10) 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 • Loop • 4,856 ft Ascent 1480.25 m Ascent

(12) Cedar H…, UT
Favorite A view of the Cottonwood Ridge from American Fork Twin Peaks
Intermediate/Difficult

American Fork Twin Peaks from Silver Lake Flat

12.2 mi 19.7 km • Out and Back • 4,063 ft Ascent 1238.4 m Ascent

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

Grove Creek/Battle Creek Loop

8.2 mi 13.1 km • Loop • 2,556 ft Ascent 779.12 m Ascent

(9) Pleasan…, UT
Favorite Cairn at the Big Baldy Summit
Intermediate/Difficult

Big Baldy via Dry Canyon

7.5 mi 12.1 km • Out and Back • 3,331 ft Ascent 1015.35 m Ascent

(6) Lindon, UT
Favorite Wildlife.
Intermediate/Difficult

Slate Canyon/Rock Canyon Loop

11.2 mi 18.1 km • Loop • 3,442 ft Ascent 1049.18 m Ascent

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

The "Y" Mountain Peak

6.7 mi 10.7 km • Out and Back • 3,308 ft Ascent 1008.2 m Ascent

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

Route to the Y

2.2 mi 3.5 km • Out and Back • 981 ft Ascent 299.01 m Ascent

(12) Provo, UT

Trails in Uinta National Forest - 88

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

Photos of Uinta National Forest - 121

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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
Mountain Goats
Jul 30, 2015 near Pleasan…, UT
Silver Lake, Utah.
May 1, 2015 near Alta, UT
Looking east towards mount Timpanogos from peak
Oct 21, 2018 near Cedar H…, UT
Mount Timpanogos
Jul 30, 2015 near Cedar H…, UT
Cairn at the Big Baldy Summit
May 15, 2018 near Pleasan…, UT

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