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Barrier Free Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sandy, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October.

Length 1.0 mi Elevation gain 72 ft Route type Out & Back
Wheelchair friendly Kid friendly Stroller friendly Hiking Nature trips Skiing Walking Bird watching Running Forest Partially paved Views Wild flowers Wildlife No dogs
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Brent Vaughan
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Hiking

easy hike. paved the whole way. labeled as the "overlook trail". very few people today. it was a nice, quiet hike today.

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Jenny Hernandez
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This trail offers an accessible opportunity to get out in nature! The path is paved and well-maintained. There were a few slushy areas where the path is shaded, but nothing you can't walk through. The view from the wooden overlook is amazing, you can see right in to the valley from there. The path does run alongside the Snowbird ski resort, but I didn't find it distracting. The map directions lead you right up to the trailhead, but the last 1/4 mile is a dirt road. I parked my Jeep on the dirt road, but if you don't have a 4 wheel drive vehicle I would suggest parking in the last parking lot you see on the left side of the bypass road and making the short walk to the trailhead. My 2.5 year old loved this walk, especially since there was still snow off to the side of the path.

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Ashley Steele
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Great for kids! There was a lot of green areas. Very easy. But hard to get to, the road is closed, so just get out of the car where you parked and walk to the trail head. The walk to the trailhead is about five minutes. I would highly reccomend this hike.

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Chrissy Vanleeuwen
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Bryan Debbink
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Very short, easy. It's a stretch to call this a hike since it's essentially a sidewalk, but great view from a newly built deck at the end, or from nearby rocks. You can do the trail as mapped, but you walk through the resort, which is less fun. I suggest driving past the 'trailhead', down Alta bypass Rd, and park just beyond the over pass. There's an obvious trail that traverses above the resort to meet up with the paved path. It's marked with a dotted line on the all trails map.

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Savannah Thompson
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Was looking for an easy hike with the kids. this was easy and great for kids. i give it a 3 because yes your up in the mountains but you walk through the snowbird resort and then along side it. i never saw any signs for this trail. we just followed the gps and then walked around the trails that run along and through the resort mountain. Fine for our group but not a favorite.

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Michelle Barlow
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Great hike for kids: Easy footing, not steep, and it had a gorgeous view at the end. The scenery is incredible up near Snowbird. I gave it 4 stars because while kids can enjoy a good view, they prefer a waterfall, lake, or cave at the end of a hike. We accomplished this by following the dirt trail near the overlook point down to a creek where we could "put our dogs (feet) in." That made the hike 5 stars!

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Given Surname
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Easy trail for our kids. They liked to read the signs and enjoyed climbing the spread of natural rock formations. There were some huge pine trees and the view at the end was lovely even if part of the view was the Snowbird Resort.

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Breck Tuttle
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Hiked this while we were waiting for a 30 minute delay of the Snowbird Tram. Hoped to also hike the Peruvian Gulch Trail from the top of the tram but the altitude affected my wife so we took the chair lift back down

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Garrett Points
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Walking

Great little hike for the kids. The platform at the end gives a great view area. Still some snow banks by the trail. Had fun with snowball fights.

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Melanie Brewer
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Super easy paved trail. There is an observation deck at the end that has beautiful views. Went today and there was still one spot right before the observation deck that had snow on it.

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Kayla Ade
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Hiking

​Great few! This is a fun trail that leads to an over look up at snowbird. I would recommend this short hike for families with smaller children and anyone who is up having fun at snowbird resort. ​I took my lunch up which was nice. This trail is more of a little walk with hardly any incline, definitely a very easy trail.

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Brittany Cahill
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Walking

Just over a mile total. Paved easy incline walk. Perfect for toddlers and grandparents! A benched overlook at the end of the trail. It is barrier free, so no fences except at the overlook. We took a two year old on this and he enjoyed it with little water streams from the melting snow. Plenty of rocks, sticks, and small critters to look at. We did this walk in the early evening in the beginning of June and the weather was pretty much perfect; 75 degrees, plenty of clear skies, most of the snow gone.

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Paul Ellis
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Walking

Beautiful. Good for little ones. Right now it is blocked with some snow about 1/4 in though. Not easily passable with stroller. But you can walk over it.

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Lynda Lyman
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This was fun with my kids. More of a walk than a hike. It's paved and has a nice look-out point at the end. Great for families and kids.

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Julie Gedge
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Sallie Bennett
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Samantha Carlson
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Todd Malcom
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Kris Rydman
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Erik Jacklin
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Todd Malcom
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Wendy Ostrander
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Trevor Steenblik
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Ned Hanks
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Todd Call
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Jared Thorkelson
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Gagan Khanna
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