Iron Canyon Trail

MODERATE 19 reviews

Iron Canyon Trail is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Park City, UT that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.2 miles 1020 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

forest

views

Really nice trail located in Park City. Nice view of the Canyons. Nice Aspen and Pine to walk through. A little steep in some places but a great day hike

1 month ago

1 month ago

I am planning on doing this on Saturday, during lunch break at a conference.
anyone have a photo of the unmarked trail head they would share?
Thanks!
PS - Can't review, yet!

hiking
4 months ago

Compared to other Park City trails, this one is not high on my list. Both steep and rocky, I did not enjoy the hike up or down. There are so many great hikes in the PC mountains which offer more spectacular views that I would pass this one up in favor of others.

4 months ago

The map is off a little because you have to walk up to a col de sac. Little to no parking. Pretty aspen trees and a good view. Lots of deer flies so bring your bug spray.

hiking
4 months ago

Correction to my previous review...it's Iron Mountain Drive & Ct, not Ironwood. My bad! :)

hiking
4 months ago

Great hike! Although the distance is short, it works your lungs and legs really well due to how steep it is...it's a constant incline all the ways up. Well worth it tho, the views up top are amazing of PC! Whether you're a local or traveler, it's a Great place to take pics! Lil tip on finding the trailhead: park on Ironwood Drive, walk up to the top of Ironwood Court & go in between the two "No Parking" signs. It's not labeled but you can see in the pic I uploaded exactly what to look for. The trail is very narrow at first but it opens up more soon enough. Bring lots of water, bug spray for the random flies, and a camera....enjoy!

hiking
5 months ago

This is a nice, brisk hike to a beautiful vantage point. I made it up and down in under an hour, minus some time sitting on the rocks at the top and enjoying the view. Even though it's a pretty heavily wooded area, there was quite a bit of sun exposure in the middle of the day. Sun protection and bug spray are highly recommended.

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

First, the trailhead is located at the end of Iron Canyon Ct, Park City. You'll find limited on-street parking, 4 or 5 spots near the trailhead.

Like others have said, it's pretty much an uphill trek through mostly forest, and some Aspen groves. The only real view is when you get to the top where you will have a nice view over old town Park City and Park City ski resort. There also a bench there dedicated in memory of Karen Daley. Nice short hike that will get your heart pumping! I gave it 3 stars because it lacks variety, no waterfalls or ponds, etc.

hiking
7 months ago

Nice short hike to a pretty view of Park City. Microspikes would have been helpful, but totally doable in trail shoes. The trail does split once you get to the viewpoint, so it would be nice to check out the rest of the trail.

1 year ago

just got done, trail head not marked. can't park right by it had to park on iron mountain drive. trail head top of iron mountain ctr between the two no parking signs. great hidden gem for sure.

hiking
1 year ago

We did this hike in the evening. Not hot, pleasant and maybe a bit chilly (i had a light jacket on). Mostly up the hill. Beautiful view on Park City and valley. And on the way back we saw a deer.

1 year ago

Great hike all up hill. Worth it to see the whole view of park city

1 year ago

1 year ago

This was a great little hike. It's 30 minutes to the overlook and the. 25 minutes down. Total time will be 60 minutes depending on how long you stay at the overlook. There is a great view of park city and surrounding area (see pics). There are no water features on this hike but most of the hike is in the shade due to trees.

The review from Hollen Partington was not accurate regarding the incline. You will be walking uphill, hence the term "hike;" but this is not a very steep hike and it's only 1.1 miles to the overlook!!!

hiking
1 year ago

Great hike for adults and children alike. Great view of park city at the top.

hiking
1 year ago

Hidden Gem inside of Park city. No parking at the trail head because its a residential street. Trail is steep, with lots of rocks and roots to navigate. Mostly shaded the whole way. At the top there is a bench to sit on and views of Park City & the King Kon Chair. Many people Hike up this in the winter & Sled down, Just be sure to yell incoming to the hikers so they can get out of your way when sledding down

hiking
1 year ago

Was uphill and steep the entire way! Not my cup of tea, very little views. Very crowded, went Saturday morning around 11 and in one hour saw 8 people. To steep for my liking! Not easy!

hiking
2 years ago

Nice trail, very hot in the summer time. Many STEEP sections. Really nice view from the top.