day hike: yellow fork canyon loop

This Oquirrh Mountain adventure is fun loop in the southwest corner of Salt Lake Valley. Starting from the end of the pavement up Rose Canyon, we'll hike a 6.5 mile clockwise loop sandwiched between Camp Williams and Rio Tinto. We'll trek through groves of overhanging trees, mosey adjacent to flowing streams, scamper through wild turkey habitat, and enjoy unique vistas of the Salt Lake Valley, the Wasatch Front, and the Oquirrh Mountains. Along the way we'll gain approximately 1600 feet before looping back to the trailhead. Meet Elliott (801-969-2846) at the Yellow Fork Canyon trailhead at the top of Rose Canyon at 9:15am, or at Taylorsville Recreation Center, 4948 South 2700 West, at 8:30am to carpool/caravan to Rose Canyon.

Level:MOD-
Miles:7.0
Vertical:1600'
Route:Loop
Organizer:Elliott Mott
Phone:801-969-2846
Date:Sun Oct 5 2014
Meeting Place:Yellow Fork Canyon Trailhead
Meeting Time:9:15 am
Carpool Place:Taylorsville Recreation Center, 4948 South 2700 West, Taylorsville
Carpool Time:8:30 am

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