American Fork Canyon Road

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah

Distance5.2mi
Elevation Gain1,900ft
Trailhead Elevation6,411ft
Top7,661ft
Elevation Min/Max6394/7661ft
Elevation Start/End6411/6411ft

American Fork Canyon Road

American Fork Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Utah County, Utah. It is within Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. It is 5.2 miles long and begins at 6,411 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,900 feet. The Dutchman Mine (elevation 7,621 feet) quarry can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Mary Ellen Gluch Trail, Baker Fork Trail and Mill Canyon 040.

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Fishing Utah (The Globe Pequot Press)
Brett Prettyman
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"The creek runs above and below Tibble Fork Reservoir in American Fork Canyon. Just 45 minutes from the Salt Lake Valley and closer to Provo, this creek is a popular destination for anglers looking to squeeze in a couple of hours of fishing. American Fork Creek is also a great place to introduce children to stream fishing. However, caution is required during early spring when high water makes the stream dangerous. The best access is along the narrow Highway 92, which runs up the canyon, and at the campground on the opposite side of the creek. Campgrounds and picnic areas are located along the river and near the reservoir. Open camping is allowed above the reservoir. A user fee is required to enter the canyon. Timpanogos Cave National Monument is also found in American Fork Canyon." Read more

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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Nearby City
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Parks
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
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Dec 2018