-Ogden gains access at the top of 22nd Street behind Rainbow Gardens.
-Bountiful gains access from North Fork of Holmes Creek.
-Salt Lake City Access Points
-This is the Place State Park, climbing up from Sunnyside Avenue to a dirt road leading you to numerous trail options along the Salt Lake Valley.
-Bonneville Dr east of City Creek Canyon Road.
-The avenues above the University of Utah (SLC Foothills).
-From 13th Ave turn north on North Terrace Hills Dr, left on 18th Ave, right on Little Valley Rd, and left on Edgehill Rd to the trailhead.
-From 400-S turn north onto University Street head north and the roads name will change to Virginia Street. Turn left on Chandler Dr, right on Cambridge Way (1300-E), then left on Perry's Hollow Dr (500-N).-N.40.47.149-W.111.51.184
-There is another trailhead just east of Perry's Hollow on Tomahawk Dr.-N.40.47.012-W.111.50.896
-Emigration Canyon Road east of the Pioneer Trails State Park.
-Hidden Valley Park at 11540 South & Wasatch Blvd-N.40.32.396-W.111.48.745.
Follow the paved trail from the east end of the parking lot to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail sign on your left. Once you reach the stream keep heading due south to stay on the main trail.
Drive east on North Temple and turn north onto B Street. Follow B Street through 11th Ave. to Bonneville Blvd., a one-way street that you follow down to City Creek Canyon in about .5 mile. Turn right at the creek and park before the closed gate. You can also park at the State Capitol and walk NE to Bonneville Blvd. and another mile to the City Creek gate. Another option is to park on Canyon road (North Temple & 120 E) to Memory Grove Park and walk through the park to City Creek. From the gate follow the paved road for 6 miles north to Rotary park where the roadway ends. You can continue on the trail up the canyon by taking the left fork .25 mile and will eventually join the Great Western Trail. Biking is allowed on odd numbered days, and cars for a fee on even numbered days. You can also hike south from the gate all the way down to Memory Grove Park, and there is an off-leash dirt trail for dogs along the creek.
From 12300-S & 7th-E, go south to Pioneer Road, turn east to 2000-E, turn right to the parking lot on your left. Park here unless you have a high clearance vehicle where you can drive up this road if the gates are open to the trailhead of Jacobs Ladder to save you almost 2 miles of road. Corner Canyon is mostly popular for biking with several miles of riding, and has numerous trails. Here is a list of most of the trails in the area.
Burnham Creek Trail
Draper Canal Trail
Equestrian Center Riding Trail
Ghost Falls Trail
Highland Drive Trail
Lower Corner Canyon Trail
Porter Rockwell Trail
Upper Corner Canyon Road
Go north on State Street to the Capitol Building. Turn right and head north on East Capitol Blvd. , and turn left onto Ensign Vista Drive (1025-N). The monument and trailhead will be on your right. The trail winds around up-hill to a historical point that offers views of the Salt Lake Valley.
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Instead of driving up Big Cottonwood Canyon, drive south past 7-Elevan and take the first left at 7535-S onto Prospector Drive heading southeast. Take the second left onto Timberline Drive, and the trailhead will be on your right. The trail leads up to a water tower and into the canyon. After crossing the stream a few times the trail will start to climb along some switchbacks. This hike is more popular for the rock climbing. There is no camping or camp fires allowed, and the canyon is closed from 10pm-6am.
There are several access locations along the river. 18th North & Redwood Road, 10th North & Redwood Road, 3rd North & Redwood Road, Take North Temple west, and turn right onto Redwood Road. Turn right on 300 North to the parking lot near the river. Park at Raging Water at 1700 South and 1200 West. (3)James Madison Trailhead is on the south side of 3300-S just east of 1200-W. There are a few overlooks you can fish at also, but not very much room for casting. Arrowhead Park is at 4800-S & 593-W. Germania Park is on 5242-S & 970-W. This park has a large field of grass for the dogs to run. Dogs are required to be on a leash on the pathway. Walden Park is at 5425-S & 1070-W. Parking Lot at 5820-S & 1080-W. From I-15 exit 285, head south on State Street. Continue another mile and turn west onto 1500 North to the trailhead in 3 more miles. From I-15 exit 281, drive west on 700-S. After 4 miles turn south on 9550-W. Continue another 1.25 miles head west on 7200 North to reach the trailhead in a mile. This river flows north 37 miles from Utah Lake to the Great Salt Lake. You can also fish from the bank wherever you wish all year long. The river contains bullhead catfish, channel catfish, rainbow trout, white bass, and walleye.
The Legacy Parkway Trail is a asphalt paved trail, Starting at the north end at Farmington Front Runner Station. And ending on the south end at I-215 and 2100 North in North Salt Lake. The LPT(Leagacy Parkway Trail) is the longest continuous paved trail in Northern Utah, 14 miles.
Here is a list of directions to gain access to the parkway.
-Farmington Front Runner Station TrailHead On the north end you pick up the LPT at the north west corner of the parking lot of the Farmington Front Runner Station. GPS (40° 59’ 17.56” N 111° 54’ 20.87”W)
-Farmington TrailHead at 250S 450W-GPS (40° 58’ 33.5” N 111° 53’ 51.4”W)
-Farmington/Glovers Ln and 350W
-West Bountiful-Birnam Woods Trailhead-900w 24oos-GPS (40° 55’ 01.9” N 111° 54’ 07.8”W)
-West Bountiful-Pages Lane(1600w) and 1300w-GPS (40° 54’ 26.3” N 111° 54’ 57.6”W)
-West Bountiful-MillCreek Neighborhood Trailhead-1200N 1525W-GPS (40° 54’ 05.6” N 111° 55’ 27.4”W)
-Woods Cross-2425 South Trailhead-GPS (40° 51’ 51.6” N 111° 56’ 29.4”W)
-North Salt Lake City-Center Street Trailhead-GPS (40° 50’ 30.3” N 111° 56’ 29.6”W)
-End of Trail-GPS (40° 49’ 53.9” N 111° 56’ 33.1”W)-Trail from this point is a dirt path next to the Jordan River for about 1/2 mile to Redwood Rd.
From I-215 take exit 1 or exit 129 off I-80, and continue north on Foothill Drive for 3.1 miles to Wakara Way. Turn right and travel .7 miles to the Red Butte Garden entrance. Turn right on Colorow Drive just before the garden, and continue .2 miles to the trailhead on the left side of the street. The trail takes you up a ways to the main dirt road that gives you access to various other trails along the foothills. From here just take the main trail that heads east into the canyon and stay on the most traveled path which will lead you to the Living Room. After hiking on a slight uphill for a mile you'll reach the end of the trail and the Living Room which is furnished with sandstone chairs and offers a great view of the Salt Lake Valley.
From I-215 take exit 6, and turn right onto 6200-S Cottonwood Canyon Rd-SR 190. Turn left at the second light onto Wasatch Blvd. Head north for 1.6 miles to the trailhead on the right (east) side of the road. The trail pretty much goes up-hill for 3.50 miles to the south summit. You cross a stream and several switchbacks.
From 12300-S & 7th-E, go south to Pioneer Road, turn east to 2000-E, turn right and park in the parking lot to the left of the road. The trailhead gives you access to Corner Canyon, Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Cherry Canyon Trail, Little Willow Trail & Trail of the Eagle.
From I-80 take exit-127 just east of Sugarhouse, 2300-E/Holladay, and take the second left onto 2760-S/Heritage Way. Follow this road east for about a mile to Tanner Park on your left. The trail heads to the east from the parking lot towards Parley's Canyon. Once your down the hill there will be a sign where you can have your dog run leash-free. There's a stream that runs through the area giving your dogs a place to swim and get a drink with numerous trails that spur off the main path with Historical Landmarks.
From Foothill Dr. turn onto Wakara Way, left on Chipeta Way, right onto Stover St. which will turn into Red Butte Canyon Rd., and park at the gate. Follow the gravel road for .25 mile to a gate where access is restricted to Red Butte Reservoir. From here you can find other trails leading off to the north or south.
From I-15 take exit 600-South, head east to 700-East and turn left to 400-south and turn right. Drive east and turn left onto Wakara Way that will lead you to the entrance and parking lot of the garden. Go through the visitor center and there is a usage fee. Once in the garden there are several walkways, and a children area that provides caves, and a playground. The path that heads west from the playground leads you to Oak Tunnel Trail and Zekes Trail. There are numerous spur trails leading off from Zekes Trail. Pets and biking are not allowed in the garden.
The Rocky Mouth Canyon Trailhead is located in Sandy, Utah. There is a small signed parking area on the east side of the road at 11300 South Wasatch Boulevard.
The Rocky Mouth Canyon Trail is signed and easy to follow. The trail leads to a spectacular Waterfall through a short slot canyon. The trail follows a neighborhood sidewalk for 1/4 mile and than a maintained dirt trail for 1/4 mile to the waterfall. The trail to the waterfall is a great family stroll and very easy for all ages.
From Bangerter head west on 12600-S, and turn left on Rose Canyon Road (6400-W). At the 2nd stop sign turn right and continue up the canyon and park at the turnaround point at 15000-S, 8094-W.
From I-215 take the 1300-E exit and head north and the park will be on your right. There is a path that winds its way around the perimeter of the park.
From I-15 take exit 269, and head east on University Parkway for 5 miles, turn right onto 900 east. Turn left on 820 north and continue east .6 miles, and turn right on Oakcliff Drive .1 mile to a cul-de-sac, turn left onto 940 north for .3 miles up the hill to the trailhead. The trail takes you up to the Y on the mountain east of Brigham Young University.
From Bangerter head west on 12600-S, and turn left on Rose Canyon Road (6400-W). At the 2nd stop sign turn right and continue up the canyon and park at the turnaround point at 15000-S, 8094-W. This is a great place to bring your dogs or go snowshoeing in the winter.