Jordan River Parkway

Jordan River OHV/ Modelport State Park, Utah

Distance20.7mi
Elevation Gain312ft
Trailhead Elevation4,293ft
Top4,307ft
Elevation Min/Max4276/4307ft
Elevation Start/End4293/4293ft

Jordan River Parkway

Jordan River Parkway is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Salt Lake County and Davis County, Utah. It is within Cottonwood Park, Riverside Park, Jordan Park, Germania Park, and Jordan River OHV/ Modelport State Park. It is 20.7 miles long and begins at 4,293 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 312 feet. Near the trailhead there are bicycle parking. Along the trail there are trees, shelters, and restroom. This trail connects with the following: Jordan River Parkway Access, 9 Line Trail, Jorday River Parkway and Legacy Parkway Trail.

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Road Biking Utah (Falcon Guides)
Wayne D. Cottrell
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"The Jordan Park Ramble is a 27.1-mile out-and-back ride that uses the Jordan River Parkway and connecting paths over 80 percent of the length. A 10-mile loop that, in part, uses city streets serves as the turnaround. The ride starts and finishes in the Glendale neighborhood of Salt Lake City, at Jordan Park adjacent the International Peace Gardens. The route is mostly flat, except for a few overpasses and underpasses, and some minor undulations on city streets. The elevation varies from 4,225 feet along the Jordan River in Salt Lake City to 4,365 feet on 1300 West in Taylorsville. Plenty of birds appear and nest along the river, including blackbirds, bluebirds, chickadees, cormorants, crows, doves, ducks, eagles, egrets, finches, flycatchers, gnatcatchers, geese, grebes, gulls, hawks, herons, hummingbirds, ibises, mallards, meadowlarks, orioles, osprey (rare), owls, pelicans, pheasants, quail, ravens, snipes, sparrows, swallows, teals, terns, thrushes, vultures, warblers, wrens, and (deep breath) others." Read more

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Trail Information

Jordan River OHV/ Modelport State Park
Nearby City
Cottonwood Park
Parks
Jordan River State Park
Local Contacts
Rand McNally: Salt Lake City Street Guide, 6th Edition
Local Maps

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Dec 2018