Iron Canyon Trail is a 2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Park City, Utah that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
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.
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?
PS - Can't review, yet!
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.
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.
Correction to my previous review...it's Iron Mountain Drive & Ct, not Ironwood. My bad! :)
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.