7 miles
Distance
1,535 ft
Climb
-1,669 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

You can ride this route either way. I rated it as moderate for "Physical Rating", although, for me (middle-aged & somewhat-out-of-shape) it is a serious physical challenge to climb 1350 ft. in 3 1/2 miles (it's not steep, just a constant climb). There are several different options, so you can ride virtually all single-track or mostly dirt road depending on your preference. The black diamond sections are easily bypassed by taking different routes. There is seldom a ride when I do not see deer and/or wild turkeys...I rode through the middle of a gang of turkeys on one ride. At times (at least in the past) cattle are in the area...just about t-boned one once). There are a lot of horse riders that use the trails too, so be prepared for them and respect the horses.

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1 Review & Comments

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flag Porterfoulger (Jul 22, 2017 at 9:27)
 Great trail! I recommend riding it clockwise. That way it's nice and wide on the uphill, and you'll be moving in the same direction as the majority of hikers/horses. You'll get a steep, loose section on the top, then some nice views before you drop down the single track on Yellow Fork Upper then connect to Dan's.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Yellow Fork Canyon mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -134 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,656 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,791 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,657 ft
  • Grade max
    -100.995%
  • Grade min
    82.378%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    602 ft
Avg: 3.5 (3 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Yellow Fork Trail POV
Yellow Fork Trail POV
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The main Yellow fork trail descent POV. This trail is in Herriman Utah

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Yellow Fork West
Jul 12, 2018 @ 11:46am
Jul 12, 2018
Yellow Fork West
Jul 12, 2018 @ 11:46am
Jul 12, 2018
Yellow Fork (Upper)
Jun 19, 2018 @ 6:39am
Jun 19, 2018
Yellow Fork
Jun 19, 2018 @ 6:39am
Jun 19, 2018
Dans Hill (Upper)
Jun 19, 2018 @ 6:39am
Jun 19, 2018
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