From I-15 heading north take exit-324, and continue on HWY-89 towards Layton. Take the first road on your right (East Side Road) right after the junction of HWY 89 and 1200 North Road (Oak Hills Dr-109) and turn south. Follow this road for maybe 200 yards to the dirt parking lot on the east side of the road. The trailhead is in the northeast corner of the parking lot. The trail follows North Fork Holmes Creek 3.46 miles to the Great Western Trail. The main attraction is a 40 foot waterfall about 3 miles in from the trailhead.
Holmes Reservoir is the first left after the junction of HWY-89 and Oak Hills Dr. The name of the road is E Gentile St. This road circle around the northern section of the reservoir where you can park at the gate and hike down the dirt road to the water. There are signs posted all over warning you there will be fines if caught swimming in the reservoir.
From I-15 take exit 352 and go east on UT 134. Turn right on US 89 then immediately left on UT 235. Turn left on 400-East or Wasatch Blvd. and drive up to 3100-North. Turn east to North Ogden Canyon drive down to 4100-North and 3300-East, and turn left at the stop sign on 3300-East. Drive another 1.5 miles to North Fork Park and park near the stone monument. Cross the footbridge, and over the rocky terrain. After awhile the trail will smooth out. After 5 miles you will reach Cutler Spring Fork Trail to the right. Continue anther mile and youíll reach North Skyline Trail. Continue on the main path to the summit.
The trail can be found by 46th Street in Ogden.
Birch Canyon Trail to Mount Jardine
12 miles RT
From Smithfield on US 91, head east on 100 North. After 2 blocks turn south to Canyon Road, and turn east for a mile to Birch Canyon Road. Turn south and drive 1.1 miles to a gate where the trail starts. The trail follows a jeep road for .5 mile and turns into a foot trail. After 5 miles from the trailhead youíll reach the ridge. Head southeast to reach Mount Jardine.
Birch Creek Reservoir
Take UT 39 from Woodruff just south of Bear Lake for 6 miles. Just past the cattle guard, you will see a sign on the right. Follow the dirt road for a mile.
From I-15 take exit 317 and head east on 400-N. Follow this road and turn left (north) onto Skyline Dr (1300-E) all the way around to the dirt parking lot where you can park your trailer. From here you can ride all along Skyline Dr which will connect you to Farmington Canyon.
Bull Flat Trail to Bull Mountain
18 miles RT
From Snowville take HWY 30 west 18 miles. Head north at the junction with HWY 42 and drive 8.5 miles. Turn west onto Strevell Road 3600 South for about 3.2 miles. Turn south at the Clear Creek Campground turnoff and follow this road for 6 miles to the campground. From the campground the trail leads up Bull Canyon. The trail enters the mountains from the north. After 1 mile a side trail will lead off to Bull Flat, stay on the main trail that will take you to Bull Lake. To the west of the lake a path leads along a rocky slope to the summit. There will be a building that sits on Bull Mountain.
Depth Maximum-182 ft/Mean-65 ft
Length-2.5 miles/Width-469 ft/Shoreline-7.3 miles
From I-15 take the 12 Street exit up Ogden Canyon along the south shore of Pineview Reservoir to Huntsville. Continue for 8 miles to a turnoff on the right, and follow this gravel road for 2 more miles to the reservoir. At the dam you can go north or south to a parking lot at the end of the road with access to the water. Access to the reservoir is limited, due to privately owned portions of the shore. There are cliffs along the edge of the reservoir that you can jump from, but be careful there are injuries and deaths every year due to this extreme.
From Logan take 200 North west for 6 miles, and you'll reach the wetlands. This maze of wetlands has numerous hidden channels and open marshland. This is a great place to take a canoe out on the water.
Take UT 30 west and turn north 3200 W. Turn west onto 3000 North to Benson Marina. Benson marina is north of the marsh and south of the reservoir. The lake offers fishing and boating.
Deep Canyon to Coldwater Canyon
8 miles one-way
From Mendon take HWY 23 , and turn west on 3rd North 2.1 miles to the trailhead. The trail climbs uphill for 3 miles to the ridge. From Stewart Pass, the Coldwater Lake Trail heads downhill 1.5 miles to the lake, and another .5 mile to the canyon trailhead. If you donít have a shuttle retrace your steps back to your car.
Farmington Creek Trail
From I-15 take exit 322 and head north to State Street. Turn right .2 mile to Main Street, left .6 mile to 600 North, and left .1 mile to 100 East, left up Farmington Canyon Road. Drive another 1.6 miles up the Canyon to a dirt parking area on the right where the pavement ends.
From I-15 take exit-332 (Antelope Drive) and go west 6.7 miles to Antelope State Park entrance where you have to pay a fee to cross the causeway. Once on the island, veer left at the Ranch sign and continue for .6 miles to Garr Ranch Road, and turn left. Drive 5.2 miles and turn right at the Frary trailhead sign, continue another .5 miles to the parking area. The trail begins at the southwest corn of the parking lot. Frary Peak is the highest point on Antelope Island. Photos were taken by Dean-Icarreau-gjagiel.
The trail begins near the east end of Ogdenís 22nd Street and runs to the mouth of Ogden Canyon.
5 miles RT
From I-15 take exit 341A and go east on 31st Street in Ogden to Washington Blvd. and turn left. Drive north to 30th Street turn right and then left at Tyler Ave to 29th street and turn right. Drive to the end of this road and turn right into the parking area.
Maple Bench Trail
The trail begins at the end of Forest Road 86 south of Mendon.
From I-15 take the Woods Cross exit-315. Turn east on 2600 South 0.3 mile and turn north onto US-89. Drive 0.4 mile and merge right onto HWY-68 North, follow it 0.4 mile to 1875 South. Continue east 3.1 miles to Mueller Park Picnic Area entrance. You can park here before the fee station and the trail starts here. Cross the bridge and continue up the switchbacks where the trail will break off to several other trails along the Wasatch.
Kenny Creek TrailThe trailhead begins at the west end of the picnic area on the north side of the road, and winds its way northeast through heavy oakbrush, open meadows, and tops out on the ridge. The view along the lower part of the trail is limited due to heavy vegetation cover, but as you gain elevation in the upper end it opens up allowing a much better view of the mountains.
4 Miles RT
10 miles RT
Drive east on 27th Street in Ogden to the end of the road where Malans Peak Trailhead begins, or the end of 29th Street, and turn right on the dirt road to the parking lot where there will be a sign marking the Waterfall Canyon Trailhead. The trail follows a stream east through Taylor Canyon for .5 mile, and turns south 1.8 miles to Malans Peak. After .7 mile more youíll reach the junction of Waterfall Canyon Trail. Continue east for 1.8 miles and turn north at the jeep road to the summit of Mt. Ogden. From the Waterfall Canyon Trailhead you must maneuver your way to the right around the waterfall up along the stream to the junction of Malans Peak Trail. This route is only 2 miles to the junction.
Depth Maximum-74 ft/Mean-18 ft : Length-11,319 ft/Width-1,171 ft/Shoreline-5.7 miles
From Logan, go north on US 191, turn left onto UT 218 and follow it into town. Take a right onto 100 West to 9000 North and take a right. Follow the main road as it turns to the right, and arrives at the reservoir in 1 more mile.
North Arm Wildlife Viewing Trail
This trail runs along the north side of Pineview Reservoir east of Ogden on Route 162.
Northern Skyline Trail
26 miles RT
From I-15 take exit 352 and go east on UT 134 for a mile, and turn right on US 89 then immediately left on UT 235. Turn left on 400-East or Wasatch Blvd. and drive up to 3100-North. Drive up North Ogden Canyon to North Ogden Divide. This trail starts out easy and smooth for a short distance before it begins to climb steep slopes. The turn around pint is when you reach Ben Lomond Trail.
Ogden Nature Center Trail
3 miles RT
Take exit 347 from I-15 onto 12th Street, and drive east for .5 mile. The Nature Center is on 966 West, 12th Street, on the north side of the road. The trail leads you along several ponds, marshland, and a little waterfall. Some of the ponds are stocked with turtles and have plenty of wildlife to see.
Ogden River Parkway
5 miles RT
The path starts near the junction of 18th street and Washington Blvd. This is a paved path that follows the river heading east from the city towards the mouth of Ogden Canyon. It ends at the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.
Depth Maximum-139.1 ft/Mean-65.9 ft
Length-1.70 miles/Width-.66 mile/Shoreline-4.2 miles
From Logan, head south on US 89. Take a left onto UT 165 south. From Paradise turn east onto 9100 south, and right on UT 162 to Avon. Go south through Avon until you cross the East Fork of Little Bear River. Turn right on 800-East, and left on La Plat and head up the canyon. The road turns to gravel, but the reservoir is only about two miles up. Boats can be launched on the eastern end of the reservoir. The north side of the Reservoir has some nice campsites
10 miles RT
From Wellsville, drive south on US 91 for 3 miles from the intersection with State Route 23. Turn onto the dirt road on the north side of the road to the gate. The trail heads north .5 mile and turns east up Rattlesnake Canyon.
Southern Skyline Trail
22.5 mile Loop
From I-15 take exit 347 and travel east on UT 39 then up Ogden Canyon. Turn left on UT 158 and cross Pineview Reservoir dam. Pineview trailhead is 1.4 miles from here. From the parking lot, cross the HWY and go to a dirt road that is 100 yards south from here. Hike 2 miles to a lookout point where youíll have great views of the reservoir. After another mile the trail will become very rocky. Pass a right fork and continue on the Skyline to complete the loop. After 7 miles youíll finally reach the main ridge. You can head south here to visit Lewis Peak. Now head back to the junction and go north to the canyon road to ride back to your car, or just head back on the trail.
Strongís Canyon Trail
The trail begins at 36th Street in Ogden along Strongs Creek.
From I-15 heading south take exit 327, or exit 326 heading north to Main Street, turn left onto 600 North and another left on 100 East which leads to Farmington Canyon. After 8 miles turn left at the junction, early in the season the gate will be closed. Continue another four miles to the summit of Francis Peak where you can park and the trail takes you north another 2 miles to Thurston Peak. Thurston Peak is the highest peak in Davis and Morgan County. Pics were taken by MikerHiker & Garfimi
Tony Grove Lake
Depth Maximum-36 ft/Mean-13 ft
Length-2,187 ft/Width-781 ft/Shoreline-5,360 ft
From US-89 drive up Logan Canyon 20 miles to the Tony Grove Lake turnoff on the left. Follow a gravel road for 7 miles to the parking lot. The water is cold most of the year due to high elevation. The Tony Grove Nature Trail is only 1.25 miles RT that walks along the lakes shore.
Waterfall Canyon Trail
The trail begins at 29th Street in Ogden and climbs up to Malans Falls.
From US-89 out of Logan take SR-23 north for about .85 mile to 500-S and turn right to the reservoir. The reservoir is stocked with rainbow trout.
Woodruff Creek Reservoir
Depth Maximum-93 ft/Mean-33 ft
Length-8,038 ft/Width-781 ft/Shoreline-4.5 miles
From U-39, the turnoff is about 5 miles west of Woodruff. Turn south and follow this gravel road to the southwest up Woodruff Creek for about 7 miles to the reservoir. This road is a little rough, so you might need a 4WD vehicle.