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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
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  • no data
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
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Trails Deemphasized
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      Upper Mill Creek trails are only open to bike traffic on even days. The winter gate, located just past the Maple Grove parking area, closes to automobiles on November 1 and opens on July 1.
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Forest
      Land Manager: uinta-wasatch-cache national forest
      Mill Creek Lower google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 17, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      20
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      8
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      11
      Total Distance
      25 miles
      Total Descent
      8,896 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,642 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,241 ft
      Reports
      416
      Photos
      97
      Ridden Counter
      13,854

      Photos of Upper Mill Creek Canyon Mountain Bike

      9 |
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 1:59pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      10 |
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 1:59pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      20 |
      Aug 18, 2021 @ 8:31am
      Aug 18, 2021
      82 |
      Jul 13, 2021 @ 7:53am
      Jul 13, 2021
      trail: Big Water
      26 |
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 9:57pm
      Aug 13, 2020
      98 |
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 2:49pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      237 |
      Apr 20, 2017 @ 4:33pm
      Apr 20, 2017
      202 |
      Jul 21, 2016 @ 6:45am
      Jul 21, 2016
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Upper Mill Creek Canyon Mountain Bike

      Dog Lake to MillCreek big water overflow lot
      trail: Big Water
      11:19 | | Aug 4, 2020
      32mph to 0 in under 10ft
      0:23 | 352 | Jul 27, 2019
      Wasatch Crest
      1:02 | 210 | Jun 11, 2018
      The Last Stretch
      1:11 | 50 | Jul 5, 2015
      Thru the woods
      4:16 | 91 | Jul 5, 2015
      Close to the end
      2:29 | 25 | Jul 5, 2015
      Following the one in front
      3:09 | 31 | Jul 5, 2015
      Rollin'
      2:17 | 18 | Jul 5, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Parking Connect
      Dec 29, 2021 @ 9:03am
      Dec 29, 2021
      IdealjonbeesleyNordic Ski
      Little Water (049)
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 11:33am
      Oct 7, 2021
      IdealAlexBrunhoeberTrail Running
      Old Red Pine Road
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 11:33am
      Oct 7, 2021
      IdealAlexBrunhoeberTrail Running
      Mill Creek Meadows
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 2:01pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      DryHogbackGrowlerTrail is clear. Slightly rutted at the...
      Wasatch Crest (North)
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 4:28pm
      Sep 23, 2021
      Drydavidbaird0 Heads the f up a little ways after the...
      Crest re-route
      Sep 17, 2021 @ 2:59pm
      Sep 17, 2021
      DryBoissal
      Big Water
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Sep 11, 2021
      WetAlexBrunhoeber
      Upper Little Water
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Sep 11, 2021
      WetAlexBrunhoeber
      Big Water
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Sep 11, 2021
      WetAlexBrunhoeber
      GWT Connect
      Sep 10, 2021 @ 9:49am
      Sep 10, 2021
      DryAlexBrunhoeberHike

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2727203Liddy58wishlisttrailWasatch Crest (North)
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 11:38am
      Jan 6, 2022
      user #2254896DanielCroftriddentrailWasatch Crest (North)
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 7:41am
      Jan 2, 2022
      user #2765738JmuscatriddentrailWasatch Crest (North) and 2 more
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 4:20pm
      Nov 29, 2021
      user #2850558teammtbkraddvideoBig Water Trail - Dog Lake and Desolation Lake (out and back) - Mountain Biking in...
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 9:56am
      Nov 28, 2021
      user #2107745jasonmalczykupdatetrailBig Water
      Nov 21, 2021 @ 9:28am
      Nov 21, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1196636BoissaltrailCrest re-routeMeh. If they had closed an actual section of...
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 11:38am
      Sep 25, 2021
      user #1133789dagronslayertrailCrest re-routeIt's not much nicer. Some of us like the...
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 8:28am
      Sep 23, 2021
      user #1196636BoissaltrailCrest re-routeMuch nicer than the old line which is now...
      Sep 17, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      Sep 17, 2021
      user #1529438DandraperoutsidetrailLambs-Millcreek TraverseThe lambs side is a very steep blue but the...
      Jul 15, 2021 @ 9:31am
      Jul 15, 2021
      user #2328851cavolitrailLambs-Millcreek TraverseLeave this one to the hikers. It is mostly...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 1:33pm
      Aug 8, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Big Cottonwood Canyon 1 3 13 km
      Solitude Mountain Resort 1 13 3 13.6 km
      North Basin 1 8 24.5 km
      Utah Olympic Park 7 15 54.7 km
      Woodward Park City 4 3 1 15.9 km

      Local Badges

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes


      • Great Western Trail
           
        • Mountain Bike
        • E-Bike
        • Hike
        • Trail Running
        • Horse
        • Dirtbike/Moto
        • ATV/ORV/OHV

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1218 miles5,866 ft10 miles3,074 ft
      #400#1989641132,257
      Hike1523 miles7,283 ft11 miles3,642 ft
      #273#15614121754
      Trail Running1523 miles7,283 ft11 miles3,642 ft
      #274#1554121209
      Horse45 miles1,506 ft3 miles1,332 ft
      171
      Snowshoe813 miles4,026 ft7 miles2,346 ft
      #25#16188
      Backcountry Ski1114 miles5,400 ft8 miles2,631 ft
      #2#218724
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