Murdock Canal Trail

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Murdock Canal Trail is a 35.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Orem, Utah that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Horses are also able to use this trail.

35.1 miles 954 feet Out & Back

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The trail, which opened in May 2013, is built over the now-enclosed canal. The beautiful 17-mile paved trail connects seven communities in the Utah Valley and has an adjacent dirt path for equestrian use. The trail is marked every quarter-mile and has established trailheads with restroom facilities and running water about every three miles. Near 5300 W. (State Route 74) in Highland, there is a short gap in the trail that can be bridged via the bike lanes or sidewalk on that road, along with low-traffic West Park Rd. (10130 N.) and paved trails in Highland Glen Park. The Murdock Canal Trail resumes just south of the park and continues without any interruptions to Orem.

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