Wadsworth Loop Trail

At the top of Springville canyon is a trail that follows Wadsworth Creek for about 3 miles with many stream crossings, decent shade, and a primitive camping spots. It's great for dogs and kids, but the trail can get dusty and there are a lot of cows in the canyon. I use T-Mobile and there... Continue Reading →

Woodland Hills Switchbacks

There is some heavy equipment and personal property at the beginning of the hike which need to be avoided but once you get past that, the hike is very enjoyable. With many switchbacks and valley views this one really is quite enjoyable. Distance (RT):  3.14 miles RT    Time:             ... Continue Reading →

Santaquin Bench Spur

The first mile of the hike is on dirt roads (this is a heavily used recreational area). The next mile is up into the canyon to a nice overlook of the valley. Overall a 3/5 star trail. Distance (RT):  4.0    Time:                    2 hoursStart:     ... Continue Reading →

Three Springs Trail

If you need a good calf workout, this trail may be a good one for you. With over 2000sf elevation gain in just two miles distance, you are walking an almost 20% slope. Distance:        4.0 (I only made it 3.5)     Time:                    3... Continue Reading →

Rock Canyon Trail

Easy backpacking adventure for our kids - close to home, hiking all downhill, beautiful fall colors, drinking fountains. Distance:              3.21 miles one way Time:                     2 hours Start:                    We drove to the... Continue Reading →

Buffalo Peak Trail

Quick family friendly hike in Provo with a view of the entire  valley.  Fall colors were wonderful. Distance:             1.09 miles round trip Time:                     Less than 1 hr (~45 min) Start: Difficulty:            Easy Elevation Gain: 284 Fee: ... Continue Reading →

Wall Lake Trail

Distance:              2 miles (full loop = 5.5 miles) round trip Time:                   1 hour (full loop = 2-3 hours) Start:                  From Mirror Lake Hwy, take turnoff to Trial & Washington Lake. Drive to end... Continue Reading →

Spring Canyon Trail

I really enjoyed the start of this hike, but I didn't have time to complete it, so this one is back on my list of hikes to do again. I'll refresh this post once that happens. Distance: 8.5 miles RT (I only went 3 miles RT)Time: 4-5 hours (I only had 1.5 hours)Start: Various starting... Continue Reading →

Murdoch Canal

Distance: 18+ miles from Provo to American Fork (continue to Thanksgiving Point) Time: Start: Difficulty: Easy, Mostly level Elevation Gain:

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