Big Springs Hollow Trail

EASY 115 reviews

Big Springs Hollow Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Provo, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1128 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

cross country skiing

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

snowshoeing

trail running

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

snow

hiking
11 days ago

It was a great time. My kids and I enjoyed it!

mountain biking
11 days ago

Cool scenery, plenty of area to bike and not interfere with hikers. Awesome area.

hiking
20 days ago

Great Hike, Saw some Turkeys up at the spring.

27 days ago

Definitely recommend early in the morning because it gets hot and there’s not a ton of shade but it’s a beautiful easy hike

hiking
1 month ago

The trail isn't marked very well so we ended up going a mile or two more up the mountain, but even in July and August, it's gorgeous up there. We went on a morning just after it had rained and the whole mountain felt like the Columbia river gorge in Oregon. Everything was so green and humid and cool. It's our favorite "get us out of the house" trail. The last time we went was in August last summer. We have moved to SLC since and still plan to head down whenever we get a chance.

Watch out for mountain bikers for the first half hour to hour and then you shouldn't see many more.

3 months ago

The butterflies in the summer are unbelievable. My daughters like us to take a picnic and rest by the beautiful little stream. One of my favorite family-friendly hikes!

4 months ago

This is a pretty hike any time of year. Right now it's quite snowy/icy use some spikes

6 months ago

Not difficult at all, gorgeous in the fall!

hiking
7 months ago

Super pretty right now with autumn colors!

hiking
8 months ago

This trail appears to be only marked at trail head which is at the END of the park road. Large parking lot. Trail is loose gravel and was very dusty the day we were on it. It is about 70% sun and mountain meadows but enough shade to cool you down. Trail was not marked beyond entrance but pretty obvious where the main trail is but there are many offshoot narrow footpaths going left and right. It is an slow uphill hike and after 45 minutes we turned around. Trail follows a beautiful stream uphill. I can see a maintenance road you could take back to the parking lot. No cell service (Verizon anyway so could not use app)

We did see a large gaggle of wild turkeys but other than sound of stream it's quiet. This was a Monday afternoon and only saw one runner & 2 campers the whole 1.5 hours we where there.

hiking
9 months ago

Beautiful and easy hike! Definitely recommend for anyone!

9 months ago

Really enjoyed this trail. We didn't go all the way up cause we started too late and it was getting dark, but it was easy for my kids, pretty aspen trees, wild flowers, a creek, and even wild raspberries that we ate. I will definitely go back to go all the way to the end of the trail.

9 months ago

We kept going up and up! It was a beautiful hike

10 months ago

10 months ago

Loved it. Both beautiful and peaceful. Not too many people. Lots of tree cover, lots of water for when you get over heated. I almost jumped in a few times

hiking
10 months ago

Easy hike 2 miles up the trail from the parking lot to where the springs are capped. :( Water levels not as strong as other areas within the Wasatch but still flowing. Flowers probably past their peak but a fair amount still present. LOTS of meadows around with some great views. And butterflies galore.

10 months ago

Very easy hike. My kids loved all the water along the trail and the butterflies.

hiking
10 months ago

11 months ago

One of my favorite hikes to do with my toddler! Lots of fun little bridges, "Hobbit bridge" and "Fairy falls" are the kid's favorites. Super easy for all fitness levels. Come hike with us, HikeitBaby.com

11 months ago

this hike is pretty easy, and beautiful. I enjoyed it so much! careful of mosquitoes, though.

hiking
Sunday, May 14, 2017

The trail was pretty as were the views of the snow capped mountains but the Springs themselves were very disappointing. 8yo made it up and back with minimal whining.

walking
Friday, October 28, 2016

Great little kid friendly trail. Took my 5 year old son and 6 year old niece today. They were disappointed we didn't see any deer or moose or snakes or bobcats

hiking
Monday, October 10, 2016

This was a beautiful trail to hike. Very kid friendly ❤️

Monday, October 03, 2016

this trail used to be beautiful.

unfortunately, Provo capped the spring and the whole area is completely wrecked now.

hiking
Sunday, September 18, 2016

The hike was beautiful. We took our one year old up with us and he loved it. We did carry him most of the way. The big spring was a little disappointing due to all the pipes they're putting in. I would probably go back because it's a fun family activity and the way up is very pretty.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Could not find the spring after 1.5 m walking. Easy walk

Monday, August 01, 2016

There are a lot of trees along the trail that makes the trail very pleasant. Easy hike even for my 5 years old daughter.

hiking
Sunday, July 31, 2016

We couldn't find the springs. But it was a fun hike

Saturday, July 30, 2016

more like small springs!! it's just a tiny steam of water coming out of a rock

Monday, July 25, 2016

pretty hike!

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