Hiking The American Fork Canyon

The 34th most popular hiking trail in Utah.

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Southeast of Salt Lake City and northeast of American Fork in the Unita National Forest, the American Fork Canyon has multi-use trails open to hiking. Note, this area is popular with OHV users.

To reach the Tibble Fork Parking Area from the intersection of I-80 and I-15 in Salt Lake City, go south on I-15 for 24 miles. Exit and go east on SR 92 for 12.6 miles. Go left on SR 44 and travel about 2.5 miles. Look for OHV parking near the Tibble Fork Reservoir.

Overall, American Fork Canyon is the 34th most popular hiking trail of all 38 hikes in Utah. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby American Fork Canyon including Nebo Bench Trail and Fifth Water Trail.

American Fork Canyon Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  UNF (801) 785-3563; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Utah" from Bill Schneider

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/uwcnf/

GPS:  40.4824, -111.6465

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  7/22/2016

ID:  18807

American Fork Canyon Hiking Map


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