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Gems in Uinta National Forest - 1

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gem Favorite Brighton Lakes from Sunset Peak

Sunset Peak

(10) Alta, UT

Recommended Routes in Uinta National Forest - 11

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 View from the top of Slide Canyon into Slate
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

Route to the Y

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

Provo, UT

Uinta National Forest Hiking

  • 439 Miles 707 Kilometers of Trail
  • 12 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 11 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 70 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 29 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Uinta National Forest - 98

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6.0 mi 9.7 km #1Mount Timpanogos Trail #052
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT 14 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #2Squaw Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Provo, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Provo, UT 21 
2.3 mi 3.6 km #3Silver Lake Trail
Intermediate
Alta, UT
Intermediate
Alta, UT 16 
5.8 mi 9.4 km #4Timpooneke Trail #053
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
5.2 mi 8.4 km #5Right Fork Maple Canyon Trail #007
Difficult
Mapleton, UT
Difficult
Mapleton, UT
2.8 mi 4.6 km #6Timpanogos Summit Trail #054
Difficult
Cedar Hills, UT
Difficult
Cedar Hills, 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

Photos of Uinta National Forest - 154

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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
View from the top of Slide Canyon into Slate
Oct 4, 2020 near Provo, 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