American Fork Canyon Hiking Trails
Cascade Springs is a must see for those heading over American Fork canyon on the Alpine Scenic Loop. The springs are fed by precipitation from the mountains above. Seven million gallons of water a day reach the surface of impermeable rock, and flow out to feed the springs. Read More!
Pittsburg Lake is one of my favorite hikes. The area around the lake offers nice camping and beautiful mountain vista's. To get to the trail head take I-15 to the Alpine exit. Head east up the American Fork Canyon (Uinta National Forest) until you come to a fork in the road. Read More!
Silver Lake is a great day hike that meanders through groves of aspens, meadows and over clear mountain streams. To get to Silver Lake Trail take I-15 to the Alpine exit. Head East up American Fork Canyon (Uinta National Forest) until you get to the fork in the road. Take the left fork heading to Tibble Fork Reservoir. Read More!
Stewart Falls is a beautiful three-tier waterfall located on the east side of Mt.Timpanogos. Rated one of the most popular hiking destinations in Utah, Stewart Falls can be enjoyed by families of all ages and hiking abilities. The falls can be reached from two different locations; Aspen Grove or the Sundance Resort. Read More!
Wow, it has been a long time since I have been to Timpanogos Cave; I had forgotten what a neat little place it is. One Friday after the kids got out of school early we decided to head down to Timpanogos Cave. We really hadn’t planned the adventure very well, but we lucked out. We arrived at the visitor center, at the base of the trail around 3:00. Read More!
The Timpooneke Trail in American Fork Canyon is one of two trails used to summit Mount Timpanogos. From the trail head, you can see aspen forests, rocky slopes, streams, waterfalls, the pristine Emerald Lake, along with an amazing view of mountain meadows—if you venture the one-way 7.5 miles to the top. Read More!