3 miles
40 ft
-1,452 ft
Avg time
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Sawmill Hollow Details

  • Riding area
    Hobble Creek
    Provo, Utah
  • AKA
    013, Mapleton-Sawmill Hollow Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened

Heading up, it starts out likely to be your favorite trail ever: not too steep, beautiful fields, the occasional technical gully crossing, ponderosa pines and loamy soil here and there. Then, it gets steep. Very steep. Bike-as-an-iceaxe steep. But that doesn't last too long, and soon you're at the top.

Going down, it's awesome. The start is steep, with tree root sections and little drops to negotiate, with a few very steep sections to try not to slide through. Then, it levels out a bit, and gets fast and smooth, with just enough variation to keep you paying attention.

Honestly, though, it might be a better shuttle ride. That top section is steep. This trail would be very tricky in wet conditions.

Access Info

Bottom: from the Diamond Fork road, just above all the hot-pots, once the canyon opens up a bit.
Top: from the access road that goes past Pumphouse Hill. Look for the trailhead on the left. Marked as trail 013.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sawmill Hollow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,411 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,204 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,615 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,615 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,204 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    638 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    420 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Aug 22, 2017
Avg: 3.5 (2 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
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1 Review & Comments

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flag Moto4rider (Aug 19, 2017 at 1:29)
 This trail is fast and fun and best ridden as a shuttle. Get ready for dust though, like more dust and dirt then you've ever ridden. While it is a pretty smooth trail the dirt bikes have left a good 3-4 inches of that fine dust on the trail.

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