Explore the most popular mountain biking trails near Draper with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

hiking
4 days ago

Great hike!!!! Went today which was overcast and perfect for the hike. Definitely going to take the kiddos next time

hiking
6 days ago

I’m an out of shape lady, working on my fitness. 280lbs at the moment. (TMI, but it’s helpful to know). I thought I could handle this hike and I did. I did it. However, it took my longer than the average Joe. People flew past me going up. And the trail was sometimes narrow, so I politely moved out of the way as needed. It was also sandy/rocky but I didn’t mind. There were plenty of places to stop, catch a breather and enjoy the view. (Note no places to sit, but nice viewing points). It’s truly beautiful, with my weak little body, I hadn’t been on a hike yet that had allowed me to climb that high up to view such scenery. At times, I’d get discouraged, looking up, seeing people so high above me up the path— but I got through it. I should’ve recorded the time, I think it took me 20-30 minutes? Anyways, the climb was well worth it—we took the trail at the top to go to the Suspension Bridge. (There’s another hike link on here for that one) I’d do it again. Note: this trail also leads to other multiple hikes to top.

my first time hiking here it easy trail to walk and enjoy.

Very fun hike and easy with my toddler on my back. There are a lot of mountain bikers so watch out! And there are quite a lot of snakes on this trail, non-venomous and venomous (rattlesnakes). I’ve been 3 times in the past week and have seen at least 3 snakes on each visit. Beautiful Mother’s Day today with my little boy and husband seeing all the wildflowers.

I’m not sure what trail we were on, my boyfriend and I just parked by Hidden Valley Park. On the stroll with our dogs we passed a trail that said dogs allowed so we followed it. According to a stranger on my Instagram post we were on Bonneville Shoreline Trail and said dogs aren’t allowed. However, I can assure you, while there were a few signs saying no dogs allowed on specific trails, we did find one that said they were allowed on another one. It was a beautiful hike, I’d say pretty easy. Lots of kids, runners, bikers and plenty of dogs. I think it just depends on the trail you go on, so be sure to keep walking further until you find one that allows dogs :)

Hiked 4/26/2018. Saw two rattle snakes. It was a easy hike. I would go the same way I came in instead of hiking up then back down the driving path. But that way did offer great views just no shade.

Lots of bikers, small waterfall - still a nice little hike out with the fam.

28 days ago

Amazing trail for running on. The first part up Clark’s trail is a bit difficult but not too strenuous. There is a lot of shade covering most of the trail so it wasn’t too hot, even in the afternoon. It only took about an hour for me to finish the entire loop, so it isn’t too long.

hiking
1 month ago

Great hike BUT it was more like 5-6 miles start to finish. I did it with twin three year old because it said 2.5 miles but it was at least 2.5 one way.

Plan my day around going on this hike drive 40 miles it saids digs on leash when you get there it saids NODOGS. Very disappointing

hiking
1 month ago

BEAUTIFUL day for this hike! Trail was dry and although there were quite a few people out, we were able to find a parking spot in the tiny parking lot at the Coyote Hollow trail head. The major thing we immediately noticed is that NOWHERE at the tiny parking spot did anything say Ghost Falls as a marker to let us know we were in the right spot. Luckily a biker had just finished his trail ride and let us know we were in fact at the right spot. So, we took the Coyote Hollow trail and headed out... It wasn't until 0.8 mile up that we finally came across a trail marker that said Ghost Falls (see map recording). That was when we finally knew we were actually on the correct trail. From there it was 0.3 mile to the falls. Total hike up for us was 1.1 mile. The waterfall was flowing very well and we're looking forward to going back up again when all the leaves are on the trees to make it an even prettier experience! Wonderful day! (I hope this description helps other newbies to the trail find the trail head a bit easier).

Pretty easy going trail. I love coming to this trail via the BST, starting at Hidden Valley Park in Sandy. It makes for a good, long walk in. During the warmer months, it can be very busy with mountain biking traffic to watch out for.

hiking
1 month ago

For the hour I was hiking there, I didn’t see any other hikers. Plenty of mountain bikers. Careful to stay on the hiking trail, especially after the waterfall during the loop. I ended up in the bikers rush path and it’s very winding and muddy on that part. The views were gorgeous, ranging from rolling green hills, to desert rock and plants, to inside a forest of tall shrubs coming from off the waterfall and creek! So much variety in views and vegetation. I saw a section of poison ivy and poison oak just off trail at the waterfall area, but nothing on trail. This is the nicest kept trail I’ve seen, it’s so beautiful and definitely worth a morning hike! Not too long, and it had a steep portion, but overall pretty easy. Gets the blood flowing.

Easy short hike with lots of deer and bikers. The view of the valley from the picnic area was beautiful! There are a bunch of different trails throughout the canyon. Ghost Falls is a small stream that waterfalls down the side of a hill and we walked past it thinking the falls were further down the trail.

hiking
2 months ago

Easy trail with great views and lots of vegetation. Hike up farther past the falls for some amazing views of Draper and Salt Lake Valley! Trail is pretty muddy right now from all the melting ice and snow

This says it was dog friendly but the path to the falls is part of the watershed so dogs are not allowed. There are multiple trails from this trial head and some are dog friendly but most have signs posted saying no dogs allowed. We ended up just following the Bonneville Shoreline Trail for awhile because it was the only trail that allowed dogs.

hiking
3 months ago

Yes it was alternating between ice and mud, but it’s winter. I didn’t mind the grade and it’s pretty well signed to the falls. The falls are small but interesting. If you go in winter and there’s no poison ivy, you can crawl up past the falls to a bonus waterfall if you’re up for a little scrambling.

trail running
4 months ago

It was aight liked the down hill the uphill was narrow and not much to look at.

although all trails mentions dogs on leash when you approach the trailhead you will see a no dogs watershed sign. biker city

Not exactly what I expected, much of the trial is wide and flat. Incline was slow. Maybe better for a bike ride.

This is the second time I've hiked this trail. We started further north on the Bonneville shoreline trail. In the summer there was a lot of poison ivy near the falls, but cool weather took care of that and you can really see the falls. On a Tuesday morning there aren't many other people on this trail, just some nice deer.

This is a nice hike in the fall or spring when other trails might be covered in snow or ice. The views are pretty decent but it would be aggravating to do this hike on a polluted day in the valley. There are lots of side trails along the way and the bear canyon spur is quite pretty. This would be a miserable hike in the heat —there is very little shade. A great choice for trail running and mountain biking. Good for all ages. It’s pretty easy and you can go for as short or as long as you like.

A nice gentle trail. A very popular mountain bike route. The Vertigo trail, the one on the right, is a bike only down hill route. The trail to the left is the South Maple Hollow trail passing through Gambel oaks. There is a year round stream at the big switchback 2/3's up on the Maple Hollow trail.

Not as enjoyable because you are constantly watching for mountain bikers and moving out of their way.

on Corner Canyon

hiking
6 months ago

A lot of cyclists and it’s pretty easy- wouldn’t consider this a moderate trail

Can see both salt lake and Provo valleys. So pretty!!

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

✌

Fun flow trail with lots of rollers. Downhill mountain biking only.

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