Split Rock Loop Trail is a 11.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Syracuse, Utah that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until December. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 11.4 miles Elevation Gain: 1,499 feet Route Type: Loop

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This is a great day hike best made in the spring or fall as there is almost nothing on this trail to provide shade- you'll be in the sun the entire hike. Bring lots of water, sunscreen and head covering. Good hiking boots are a must since the trail is long and rocky. If you are hiking this in the late spring or summer bring insect repellent as well. The trail rewards with fantastic views of the island, the Great Salt Lake, the surrounding mountains and wildlife that call the island home.

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no shade
20 days ago

Nice moderate hike with stellar rock cliff views, and views of the salt lake. No shade so bring plenty of sunscreen and right now the gnats are awful so make sure to bring very strong bug spray. Its essential.

no shade
2 months ago

Easy hike, long but peaceful

hiking
3 months ago

Amazing views. Good bit of wildlife to be seen. No ice or snow

mountain biking
8 months ago

Nice trail with great views looking west onto the Great Salt Lake. Not many flies out. No shade, so it can get hot if you do this trail in the summer time.

hiking
bugs
Sun Apr 14 2019

Trail is clear and dry. The bugs are out already. Repellent will keep the mosquitos away but the noseeums don’t care and can be really aggravating. They only seemed to be a problem between elephant head and the parking lot.

hiking
Sun Nov 11 2018

I loved this hike. It’s almost deserted on a Sunday morning while the trails nearer the White Rocks area got crowded. A real gem and not to strenuous despite the distance you’ll put in.

Thu Mar 22 2018

My first time ever hiking the island. This trail has me addicted. It was breathtaking!

hiking
Wed Mar 21 2018

Hiked this 3/20/18 with a friend. The trail is easy to follow and is fairly wide in places. Keep an eye out for all the awesome wildlife. We saw several buffalo, a herd of deer, and some great birds enjoying the March air up near some of the peaks. Take the Bone Road Trail to the trail head and then choose to go either on the South end or North end of the trail. We took the north end first. This is the more rocky part of the trail, but really awesome scenery. The south end of the trail is fairly flat with a long, steep climb up to the trailhead again. We measured the hike at just over 12 miles and it took us about 6 hours to do. If you're into Geocaching, there's several caches along the way that we found. Really good trail!

Mon Jun 13 2016

Good ride.

Thu May 08 2014

My favorite trail on Antelope Island! And I have done them all. For a moderate hike go clockwise around the loop. For something more challenging go counterclockwise.

hiking
Sun Mar 30 2014

Great trail. Best made in the cooler months March-May and October-November. Bring lots of water and snacks as 14 miles will take a good part of the day on foot.

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recorded Split Rock Loop Trail

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recorded Split Rock Loop Trail

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