Mount Timpanogos Trail

photo: Mount Timpanogos National Recreation Trail, near American Fork, Utah; photo by Eddie Gerritsen Type: Backcountry
Length: 18.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: In the Uinta NF, 20 mi. NE of Provo.
States: Utah
Counties: Utah
Latitude: 40.40553   Longitude: -111.606

Beginning at the Junction with SR-189 (Provo Canyon), go 4.9 miles up the Alpine Loop to the Mount Timpanogos TH; park in designated areas only.

Description

The Mount Timpanogos trail works its way up the spectacular Primrose Cirque to the Emerald Lake basin. The trail then junctions with the Timpooneke trail #053, and the Timpanogos Summit trail #054. Several waterfalls can be seen from the trail.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 10%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1979

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: USFS - trail details

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Uinta National Forest
88 West 100 North
Provo , UT 84601

 

Photos

Wildlife on a Timpanogos trail. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

Wildlife on a Timpanogos trail. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

Mountain Goat kid. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

Mountain Goat kid. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

 

Small flowers along trail. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

Small flowers along trail. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

The many different shades of blue outlines other canyons and mountains. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

The many different shades of blue outlines other canyons and mountains. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

 

Part of the ridge line. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

Part of the ridge line. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

The descent down from the saddle, heading south on the trail. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

The descent down from the saddle, heading south on the trail. Photo by Eddie Gerritsen.

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