Located in Bountiful in the foothills just north of Salt Lake City, this scenic 12 mile roundtrip hike has a stop 3.5 miles up at Elephant Rock or extends another couple miles to Rudy's Flat
Length: 13 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 climbs up through forested areas. The cooler temperatures make it ideal in the spring and fall but you can still hike it in the summer. A few man made bridges over the creek take you to the top where Elephant Rock gives you amazing views over Bountiful to the Great Salt Lake.