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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      American Fork Canyon, just south and east of Salt Lake City.

      You must purchase a pass for recreation in American Fork Canyon.

      There are many campsites available in American Fork Canyon:
      Altamont, Granite Flat, Holman Flat, Little Mill, Mount Timpanogos, North Mill, Salamander Flat, Theatre-in-the-Pines, and Timpooneke.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Dry Creek Trailhead google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 11
      • 23
      • 28
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #255
      State Ranking
      #22
      Trails (view details)
      71
      Trails Mountain Bike
      67
      Trails E-Bike
      47
      Trails Hike
      70
      Trails Trail Running
      69
      Trails Horse
      23
      Trails Dirtbike
      45
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      13
      Trails Snowmobile
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      138 miles
      Total Descent
      43,117 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,684 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      11,094 ft
      Reports
      561
      Photos
      345
      Ridden Counter
      5,780

      Photos of American Fork Canyon Mountain Bike

      85 |
      Aug 9, 2017 @ 9:57pm
      Aug 9, 2017
      62 |
      Aug 9, 2017 @ 9:57pm
      Aug 9, 2017
      334 |
      Dec 28, 2016 @ 10:45pm
      Dec 28, 2016
      155 |
      Sep 28, 2016 @ 7:13pm
      Sep 28, 2016

      Videos of American Fork Canyon Mountain Bike

      Trying to go fast up American fork canyon
      0:58 | 5 | Sep 15, 2019
      American Fork Canyon
      1:30 | 85 | Jun 1, 2018
      The Last Bit.
      2:28 | 94 | Sep 19, 2015
      So Blurry.
      5:29 | 12 | Sep 19, 2015

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      South Fork Little Deer Creek
      Oct 4, 2019 @ 7:15pm
      Oct 4, 2019
      Variablemarktuttl3Large tree down across trail, blocking...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Mill Canyon (Upper)
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 4:04pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      DrykramedoggOne or two mud patches but otherwise dry.
      Mud Springs
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 4:03pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      Drykramedogg
      Pine Hollow
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 4:37pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      Drymurrayju
      Pine Hollow
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 4:37pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      DrymurrayjuDry aside from stream crossings
      Ridge Trail 157
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 8:16am
      Oct 1, 2019
      DryJkuhniDamp with some mud. Watch out for moose...
      Salamander Flat
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 5:38am
      Sep 30, 2019
      VariableppearsonWould have been a bit of mud but was...
      Ridge Connector
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 5:38am
      Sep 30, 2019
      VariableppearsonWould have been a bit of mud but was...
      Ridge Connector
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 5:38am
      Sep 30, 2019
      Variableppearson
      Ridge 157 (North)
      Sep 28, 2019 @ 9:15am
      Sep 28, 2019
      Drymike-mcclellan
      Horse Flat
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 6:49am
      Sep 25, 2019
      Very Drytallsteve URMB

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #287312bceditorwishlisttrailMud Springs
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 5:27pm
      23 hours
      user #1870964ForgeAheadwishlisttrailTibble Fork
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 7:51am
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #558049baudrandjulienwishlisttrailTibble Fork Road
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 6:07pm
      Oct 10, 2019
      user #788625toddupdatetrailMutual Dell Connector
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 4:15pm
      Oct 10, 2019
      user #788625toddupdatetrailPine Hollow
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 1:05pm
      Oct 10, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1880248JkuhnitrailRidge Trail 157Watch out for the MOOSE! We had to detour to...
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 8:09am
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #119625250trailstrailMill Canyon 040So before you embark on a ride in American...
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Sep 22, 2019
      user #917298nylestrailRidge Trail 157Again with this old guy above, the ridge trail...
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 4:46pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      user #917298nylestrailSnow GaugingThis trail has some seriously fun fast...
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 4:45pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      user #917298nylestrailSouth Fork Little Deer CreekNot sure what the dude above is talking about,...
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 4:44pm
      Sep 14, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Soldier Hollow 4 14 16.3 km
      Sundance Resort 3 14 3 26.7 km
      Lambert Park 9 36 5 16.8 km
      Pleasant Grove Foothills 1 8 6 27.3 km
      Cedar Hills 17.4 km

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