12 miles RT
Directions-From Callao, turn south onto the Pony Express Road, and turn west towards Goshute Canyon. After 2 miles turn south at the junction for 2 miles, and turn south and drive .5 mile to Toms Canyon and park.
The trail follows a 4WD road 2 miles to a pass. The trail heads down into the basin past a couple of log cabins. The loop continues east across the basin leads you through Middle Canyon back to the trailhead.
Big Springs Hollow
5 Miles RT
From I-15 take exit 272 up Provo Canyon 5.8 miles to Vivian Park and turn right on South Fork Road. Drive up the canyon for 3 miles and turn right and enter Big Springs Park. The trailhead is located at the upper southwest parking area.
11.5 miles RT
Drive 5.6 miles up Provo Canyon to the turnoff of the south fork of Vivian Park. Drive another 3.3 miles, and turn right at the sign that reads National Forest Access, and after .2 miles park. The trail begins from the west side and follows Big Spring most of the way. The last 2 miles are pretty steep, but well worth it for the view. Here you can turn around or continue on down Windy Pass Trail.
Cedar Mountains Crest
12 miles RT
Take exit 70 off I-80 and drive south to the graveled frontage road. Turn west and drive on the frontage road for 2 miles, and turn south on a road signed for Hastings Pass and drive 7 miles. Turn west on a rough 4WD recommended road, and go 4 miles to Hastings Pass, and park. This trail leaves Hastings Pass along an old jeep road heading south and joins a trail that climbs the slope. A couple hundred or so wild horses roam wild here so keep your eyes open. After a couple of miles you will reach a wall of limestone where you can turn around, or you can continue on for many more miles.
From Heber City drive east on US 40 for 20 miles and turn into the Daniels Summit Lodge. Turn right on the dirt road just after you drive under the log entry way and park at the trailhead at the end of the road.
Deer Valley Ski Resort
Biking in the Summer. The Sterling lift gives you access to 45 miles of trails. There are another 10 miles of trail on the lower mountain.
From I-80 heading east take exit 169 just north of Echo Reservoir. Drive east for a couple miles along Echo Canyon Road, and parking on your right near the railroad. There really isn't much hiking here it's mostly popular for the rock climbing.
From Foothill Dr go east up Emigration Canyon Road past the Hogle Zoo for another 8 miles up Emigration Canyon to the Little Mountain Summit parking area on the right. There is a trail behind the restrooms or across the street that head uphill from the main road.
19.8 miles RT
From I-15 take exit 261 or HWY 6 44 miles east towards Price, and turn right onto HWY 96 16.7 miles south to Scofield. Drive north on the west side along Scofield Reservoir 3.9 miles, and turn left. Drive another 1.6 miles to Fish Creek Campground and the trailhead. The trail heads west 9.9 miles to Upper Fish Creek Trailhead. If you do not have a shuttle you will have to retrace your steps back to Lower Fish Creek Trailhead.
Foreman Hollow Nature Trail
4.3 mile Loop
From Heber drive 14 miles southeast on US-40 to the Lodgepole Campground, and turn right .2 mile to the first road, and turn left, and park.
Granite Creek Trail
12.4 miles RT
From Callao, turn south onto the Pony Express/Gold Hill Road. Turn west after 2 miles heading towards the mountains. The road will turn south for 8 miles to Granite Creek Road, turn west, and park at the stream crossing. This trail allows horses, and cross-country skiers. The trail will take you to Ibapah Peak. The first 1.2 miles of the trail follow a 4WD road eventually leads off towards the creek crossing the water up a slope to a fork. Turn left at the fork and continue up the switchbacks to the peak.
From I-15 take exit 263 and head east through Springville straight up the canyon. The trail is a paved pathway linking the city with Hobble Creek Canyon. Once into the canyon, the trail runs along the namesake creek and the golf course. From Hobble Creek Reservoir the paved path ends after about 2 miles, and turns into gravel.
From I-15 take exit 284 and head east for 5.7 miles and turn left/north at 5300-West for 2 miles through Alpine onto Main St. Turn right at Center Street & left onto Grove Dr. After 2 miles take the left fork onto Oak Ridge Drive, .15 mile left at Alpine Cove Drive, .2 mile to Aspen Drive and turn right. Park at the gate where the trail begins and follows an old jeep road for a few miles. The trail is fairly easy at first with a few switchbacks but the trail will climb 5,000 feet before reaching the lake. Eventually you will come to a fork where the left trail leads to the north to Lone Peak, and the right heads around to the northeast which is probably the best route to reach the lake. I took the left fork and the trail takes you over the summit just south of Lone Peak. Sorry no pics of the lake I didn't quite make it all the way do to weather, and being one very long, difficult hike. If anyone actually reaches this lake please send me some pics. Thanks
Take the Lambs Canyon exit-137 off I-80 going south for 1.8 miles to the parking lot on the left. Across from here is the trailhead. After .25 mile heading north the trail forks left to Mount Aire, and right to Lambs Canyon. Mount Aire trail is up .75 mile to the right and another .75 mile to the peak. The Lambs Canyon trail crosses the stream numerous times heading SW climbing several switchbacks to the ridgeline of Mill Creek Canyon. The trail joins Elbow Fork which is part of the Great Western Trail. There are no dogs allowed on the Lambs Canyon side of the mountain.
Mill Canyon Trail
8.4 miles RT
Drive south from Price on HWY 10 for 20 miles to Huntington, and turn north onto HWY 31. Drive for 18 miles and turn into Huntington Campground .3 mile from the road to the trailhead.
Elevation 10,452 ft
From US 6 take the Scofield State Park turnoff. Drive 23 miles to the intersection with Clear Creek, and continue toward Fairview. On Route 264 going west from the intersection drive 5 miles to the Emery County boundary sign. Drive to the end of the dirt road and park. This area is heavily used by snowmobiles. The trail walks along a dirt road to the left and crosses a ridge leading to Monument Peak, then up to the summit. There is a hut with a radio tower on top.
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
8.6 miles RT
Take exit 134 off of I-80 and drive 8.2 miles north and park at the summit of Big Mountain Pass. The trailhead begins on your right near the northeast corner of the parking lot. The trail follows a creek downhill, but you have to come back uphill if you do not have a shuttle.
Muskrat Canyon Trail
From I-80 take exit 77 and drive south for 6 miles and turn east on a recommended 4WD road. The road bears left at a power station and right at a fork, continuing up the canyon for 2.5 miles. Park at the end of the road. Muskrat Canyon lies on the west side of the Stansbury Mountains. Start hiking up the trail along fields of sage brush from where you parked. The trail will top out on the ridgeline where you can turn around to make it a 12 mile RT hike.
Park City-Rail Trail
30 miles RT
The trailhead is at Bonanza Drive and Prospector, which is just south of Kearns Blvd. The path is only paved near the city and compacted for the rest of the way. The trail runs slightly downhill from Park City.
Provo River Parkway
30 Miles RT
Take exit-272 off of I-15 and drive west to the Utah Lake State Park. Right before you enter the fee area of the state park you make a right, the trailhead starts about 200 feet along a small road to your right. You can also gain access at Provo Canyon trailhead at the junction of Route 189 and 800 North 6 miles east of I-15. The Provo River Parkway is a paved path that follows the Provo River for 15 miles from Utah Lake State Park to Vivian Park in Provo Canyon. Between Utah Lake and the mouth of Provo Canyon, the path is 8 feet wide and nearly flat most of the way. Once in the canyon the path widens to 16 feet, and rises a little more steeply. The Parkway intersects with the College Connector Trail in town, and up the canyon meets the Great Western Trail at Canyon Glen Park, and the Bonneville Shoreline Trail at Bridal Veil Falls Park. There are many access points along the pathway within Provo and at the many parks up Provo Canyon.
5 miles RT
Head west on the Pony Express Road for 44 miles to Dugway Pass and park. There is no sign that marks the trailhead and the trail is hard to follow so just head north up the slope, and Pyramid Peak will be to the left.
5.2 miles One-Way
From Heber take HWY 40, 19.8 miles and turn left onto Road 049. Drive north 5.9 miles to Mill B Flat. Park at the corral and walk across a cattle guard, and a small bridge to the trailhead. The trail heads west 3.4 miles to fork right .9 mile to Center Canyon, and another .9 mile to Center Canyon Trailhead/HWY 40. If you do not have a shuttle you will have to retrace your steps back to your car.
Santaquin Peak/Loafer Mountain Trail
11 miles RT
From I-15 take exit 254 into Payson and turn south on 600 East to the Mount Nebo Scenic Loop Drive. Drive 12.2 miles to a parking lot on your left to the trailhead. The trail heads north 1.2 miles and merges with Bennie Creek trail. Follow the trail north another 2.4 miles and keep right at this fork and .7 mile left at this fork, with another 1.4 miles to Santaquin Peak.
Silver Island-Graham Peak
From Wendover drive on I-80 east for 4 miles. Take exit 4 and go north. After 1.2 miles go left at the junction and follow this road for 1 mile to Silver Mountains Road. Turn right at the BLM sign and head north for 14 miles and park along the road where the mountains begin to slope down to the road. This is not really a trail you just walk along the old jeep road giving views of the desert and salt flats. There are several natural caves and is about 10 miles to Graham Peak.
8 miles RT
From Midway follow the signs to Wasatch Mountain State Park. From Main Street turn left onto SR 224, you will pass the golf course and head up Snake Hollow. Drive 3 miles to the parking lot at the Mill Flat Trailhead. The trail follows a dirt road. After 2.5 miles a road ead left to Cascade Springs 12 miles to the south. The road to the right continues 1.25 miles up to the summit.
Stealth Trail System
8.4 Mile Loop
From I-80 east take exit Kimball Junction and turn left driving through the intersection. Turn right onto the Frontage Road at the stop sign, and take the second left onto Glenwild Road and park on your left. This area gives access to Blackhawk Trail Loop & Glenwild Loop.
Sterling Hollow Trail/Spanish Fork Peak
8.5 miles RT
From I-15 take the Price/Manti exit to HWY 89/Hwy 6. Drive east for awhile and once in the canyon drive 4 miles to a dirt road on the left that takes you through a green gate for another mile to the trailhead. There is a mailbox in a pile of rocks at the peak with a log book in it.
Take exit 335 off of I-15 near Layton and go west until you reach the park entrance. Where you have to pay a fee to cross the causeway a distance of 7 miles and stay to the right. The first left takes you to the ranch pictured above. The trail goes south from the trailhead, and climbs for about 3 miles to the upper summit. There is another trail south of here to Elephant Head which is a 2 mile RT ride or The Split Rock Bay Loop maybe a 4 mile loop will take you along the shore and is definitely worth it for the views. Back at the main trail you’ll eventually loop back to the trailhead. The main attraction will be a herd of over 600 American Bison, and maybe even some mule deer, elk, or coyotes.
Windy Pass Trail
7 miles RT
Drive 1.8 miles up Provo Canyon, and turn right at Squaw Peak Road. Follow this road for 4 miles to a fork, and turn left. After 5.4 miles take the Rock Canyon Campground turnoff. Continue another .5 miles on a rough road to a pullout where the trail connects from the campground. The trail take you along a stream, and gives you access to Windy Pass.