Battle Creek Trail #050

Battle Creek

Battle Creek Canyon is a beautiful, yet steep trail that accesses the west face fo Mount Timpanogos.  The trail passes a popular waterfall, and several smaller cascades as it climbs from Pleasant Grove City.  At 1.3 miles, the trail junctions with the Curly Springs Trail #051.  The trail then climbs 1.1 miles to join in with the Dry Canyon Trail #049.  Battle Creek Canyon was the scene of an Indian battle with settlers during the winter of 1848-49.  Vegetation: Common trees include water birch, maple, Douglas fir, spruce, oak, aspen and cottonwood.  Wildflowers which might be seen include western coneflower, clematis, penstemon, and balsam root.  There is some poison ivy in Battle Creek, and stinging nettle. 

At a Glance

Best Season: spring, summer, fall

General Information


Access:  From exit #275 from I-15, head northeast on Pleasant Grove Blvd toward 2000 west P G/700 North Lindon for 1.5 mi, turn right onto W State Rd follow for 0.9 mi, trun left onto S 100 E follow for 0.2 mi, take the 2nd right onto E 200 S/E Battle Creek Dr, Destination will be to the right.

GPS Coordinates:
Beginning of trail:  N 40° 21'43.09  W 111° 42' 4.41
Junction with Curly Springs #051: N 40° 22'14.48  W 111° 40' 57.29"
End of Trail (junction with Dry Canyon #049): N 40° 22'48.06  W 111° 40' 26.82"


General Notes:

Mid-Elevation Forested Environment

Trail Length: 2.4 miles

Trail Open To:  Hike, Horse, and Mountain Bike

Connecting Trails:  Curly Springs #051, Dry Canyon #049

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.  The trail tread above and below the falls are exposed and narrow, so visitors should exercise caution in the area.

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Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Horse Riding