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Rock Canyon Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (9)

A rocky trail up Rock Canyon to Rock Canyon Campground.


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Map Key

2.9

Miles

4.6

KM

Point to Point

6,840' 2,085 m

High

5,151' 1,570 m

Low

1,688' 515 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek

Description

This is a tough, rocky climb but provides beautiful views of the cliff walls in Rock Canyon as well as access to Squaw Peak, the Squaw Peak Road, and Slate Canyon Trail #061 and Slide Canyon Trail #062. The trail starts in the Rock Canyon parking lot which is located where 2300 ends. At the east end of the parking lot, there is a gate. Head through it and follow the asphalt up the canyon. The asphalt ends shortly and the trail turns to a dirt road, then to a wide singletrack. You'll cross 5 bridges on your way up. Keep an eye out for the marked turnoffs to Squaw Peak and Slide Canyon Trail #062. This entire trail is a climb, so be prepared for that.

Contacts

Shared By:

Sam Wilding with improvements by Arturo Jimenez

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  4.0 from 9 votes

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Photos

The beginning of Rock Canyon Trail.
Sep 17, 2019 near Provo, UT
One of the views before the campground.
Sep 17, 2019 near Provo, UT
The start of the trail.
Sep 17, 2019 near Provo, UT
Just little holes on the side of the trail. This one is on the left side as soon as you pass the fifth bridge.
Sep 17, 2019 near Provo, UT

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Oct 28, 2019
Simon Tennis
2mi
Oct 25, 2019
Simon Tennis
6mi
Oct 15, 2019
hdjohnson
Up to Squaw Peak trail fork and back 3mi
Oct 14, 2019
hdjohnson
Up to 'Cool World' wall and back 2.2mi
Jul 23, 2019
Simon Tennis
6mi — 2h 30m
Jul 12, 2019
Matthew Kupferer
2.9 miles (and 1:15) one way all up hill. Fantastic views at top. 2.9mi — 1h 15m
Sep 23, 2018
Laura Burns
2.9mi
Jun 13, 2018
Simon Tennis
6mi — 3h 00m