Located near Layton, in Davis Country, this scenic 3.8 mile out and back trail follows the North Fork of Holms Creek through scrub oak and white pine.
Length: 3.8 miles
Elevation gain: about 1,400 ft
Approximate hiking time: 3-4 hours
Pets: Yes (dogs must be leashed)
Best time to visit: Although accessible year-round, the best time to go is late Spring, Summer and early Fall.
The trail begins with moderate switchbacks and beautiful overlooks of the valley before hikers reach the entrance to the canyon. This part of the trail is exposed with little shade. Once in the canyon, the route becomes shaded and undulates up and down along the creek with a couple of stream crossings, and a steady, moderate climb closer to the waterfall. The waterfall stands 40-foot tall at the end of the trail. There is a small pond in front of the waterfall to wade in. This is a great hike for all abilities with lots of points of interest for kids. This trail also accesses and connects with the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.
Adams Canyon Photos
Things to Do Near Adams Canyon Trail