Slate Canyon Trail #061


Slate Canyon Trail #061

Slate Canyon climbs steadily on an old road bed.  Several spectacular cliff bands add unique character to the scenery along the trail.  The trail heads east for 2.7 miles, then north 1 mile up hill to connect in with the Slide Canyon trail #062.

 

 

 

 

At a Glance

Best Season: spring, summer, fall

General Information

Directions:

Access:  
From I-15 exit #265, head east on Center St toward 1000 W St. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto Center St, and then turn left onto 900 E St.  Turn right onto 820 N St, and continue onto Oakmont Ln.  Turn right onto Oak Cliff Dr. and then turn right to stay on  Oak Cliff Dr.  Turn right at Terrace Dr., then turn left and take the next right into the Parking lot; park only in designated spots.

 

GPS Coordinates:
Beginning of trail:  N 40° 13’29.32   W 111° 37' 22.2"
End of Trail (junction with Slide Canyon #062): N 40° 14’34.18   W 111° 35' 34.94"
 
GPS COORDINATES TAKEN FROM REFERENCE MATERIAL AND ARE NOT GUARANTEED ACCURATE


General Notes:

Mid-Elevation Forested Environment

Trail Open To:  Hike, Horse, and Mountain Bike

Connecting Trails:  Slide Canyon #062

Trail Grade:  Trail grades range from 10 to 30 percent

Trail Considerations:  Trail users should be aware of the high level of use that this trail receives, and should expect to see each type of user group on any given day. 

 

For more information about trail considerations, please go to http://www.treadlightly.org/.


Activities

Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
3.7 miles

  Elevation : 
5,200 ft - 9,600 ft