Popular non-motorizedtrails in huntington canyon



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POPULAR NON-MOTORIZEDTRAILS IN HUNTINGTON CANYON
Stuart Guard Station to Mill Canyon: A great trail for families with small children. Parallels Huntington Canyon and SR-31.

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At Stuart Guard Station in Huntington Canyon

Elevation: 7930 ft.

Can end at Old Folks Flat Campground or Mill Canyon

Elevation: 8100 ft.

Easy

1 hour

2 miles


Sawmill Canyon: Follows Sawmill Canyon connecting at midpoint with Trough Springs Trail and then descends into the Mud Creek drainage before ending at Forest Road 247 south of Clear Creek .

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Difficulty

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Access from SR-31 following Forest Development Road 110 for about 4 miles. Trail begins on west side of FDR 110 at the mouth of Sawmill Canyon.

Low Elevation: 8960 ft.

At Forest Development Road 247.

High Elevation: 9600 ft.

Easy

Can be bicycled



2.5 -3 hours

4 miles


Left Fork of Huntington National Recreation Trail: Located along the bottom and south facing slope of Left Fork of Huntington Creek. This trail follows the Left Fork drainage for most of its length and is commonly hiked with a vehicle shuttle between the upper and lower trailheads. This trail is not open to bicycles.

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Ends

Difficulty

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Four miles south of SR-31 on Miller Flat Road. Elevation: 8400 ft.

At Forks of Huntington Campground in Huntington Canyon. Elevation: 7500 ft.

Moderate

About 3 hours

5.8 miles


Gentry Hollow: Located along the bottom of Gentry Hollow.

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Ends

Difficulty

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About 2 miles from Huntington Canyon up Tie Fork Canyon, east of SR-31. Gate is locked so hikers need to travel an extra 1.5 miles to the trail. Elevation: 7980 ft.

On Forest Development Road 251 along Wild Cattle Ridge on Gentry Mountain. Elevation: 9555 ft.

Moderate

About 4 hours from Tie Fork Canyon

5 miles of trail



Wild Cattle Hollow: Located along the bottom and east slope of Wild Cattle Hollow.

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Ends

Difficulty

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Length

About 2 miles from Huntington Canyon up Tie Fork Canyon, east of SR-31. Gate is locked so hikers need to travel an extra 1.5 miles to the trail.

Elevation: 8000 ft.

On Forest Development Road 250 along Wild Cattle Ridge on Gentry Mountain.

Elevation: 9,800

Moderate

About 3 hours from Tie Fork Canyon

4 miles of trail



Horse Canyon: Located along the bottom and south facing slope of Horse Canyon.

Begins

Ends

Difficulty

Travel Time

Length

18 miles from Huntington, Utah on the west side of SR-31, Huntington Canyon.

Elevation: 7630 ft.

At the Miller Flat Road south of SR-31

Elevation: 8500ft.

Moderate

3 hours from Huntington Canyon

4 miles


Castle Valley Ridge Trail: Follow Castle Valley Ridge for most of its length – breathtaking views of Castle Valley. This trail can also be cycled from the top down or a bicycle loop can be made using the Nuck Woodward Canyon Road.

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Ends

Difficulty

Travel Time

Length

About one mile up Nuck Woodward Canyon east of SR-31

Elevation: 8100 ft.

On the same road approximately 5 miles from the beginning point

Elevation: 9300 ft.

Moderate

5-6 hours

9 miles


Pole Canyon: Ascends along the bottom and south facing slope of Pole Canyon to Gentry Mountain.

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Ends

Difficulty

Travel Time

Length

20 miles from Huntington, Utah on the northeast side of SR-31.

Elevation: 7950 ft.

On Forest Development Road 250 along Wild Cattle Ridge on Gentry Mountain.

Elevation: 9600 ft.

Difficult

2.5 hours from Huntington Canyon

2 miles



Mill Canyon: Located along the bottom and south facing slope of Mill Canyon. Ascends up and over Candland Mountain

Begins

Ends

Difficulty

Travel Time

Length

22 miles from Huntington, Utah on SR-31, just above Old Folks Flat Campground

Elevation: 7900 ft.

About 2 miles from Millers Flat Reservoir spillway, north of the head of Left Fork of Huntington Canyon,

Highest Elevation: 8500 ft.

Difficult

3.5 hours

4 miles


Short Canyon: Trail passes through sagebrush flats and patches of aspen northwest of Nuck Woodward Canyon.

Begins

Ends

Difficulty

Travel Time

Length

1 mile up Nuck Woodward Canyon on the opposite side of the road from where the Castle Valley Ridge Trail also begins.

Elevation: 8100 ft.

Trail ascends Short Canyon ending at the Trough Springs Ridge Road.

Elevation: 9600 ft.

Difficult

2 hours

2 miles






COME PREPARED TO HIKE – SAFETY FIRST!

  • Wear good shoes, socks, and a hat.

  • Be prepared for the forecasted weather with a jacket or rain gear.

  • Bring enough water to last you the length of the hike. Carry snacks.

  • Wear sunscreen and reapply often. You may need insect repellant.

  • Choose a trail that fits your fitness level! Don’t overdo!

  • TELL SOMEONE WHERE YOU ARE GOING AND WHEN TO EXPECT YOUR RETURN.

  • Cell phone service is not available on most of the forest.



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