The Best Backpacking in Springville

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Top backpacking spots in and near Springville

  • Springville, Utah

    Hike Maple Mountain (aka Spanish Fork Peak)

    10.7 mi / 5111 ft gain
    The trail starts out very easy, but keep an eye out for the fork in the trail at the creek. It's easy to miss. It's right at the metal bench that will be on the left. Cross the creek and continue another quarter mile or so when you'll notice another branch to your left. Keep going straight here a...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Cascade Mountain via Dry Fork Canyon

    13.23 mi / 4537 ft gain
    Cascade Mountain via Dry Fork Canyon is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Provo, Utah.
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  • Springville, Utah

    Packard Canyon to Left Fork Maple Canyon

    16 mi / 2999 ft gain
    Packard Canyon to Left Fork Maple Canyon is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Springville, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Big Springs to Rock Canyon

    18.01 mi / 6988 ft gain
    Big Springs to Rock Canyon is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Provo, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Big Baldy Through Trail

    7.36 mi / 3258 ft gain
    Big Baldy Through Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Lindon, Utah.
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  • Pleasant Grove, Utah

    Grove Creek and Battle Creek Loop Trail

    8.08 mi / 2707 ft gain
    Grove Creek and Battle Creek Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pleasant Grove, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Timpanogos Hike to Emerald Lake

    10.25 mi / 3638 ft gain
    Timpanogos Hike to Emerald Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Aspen Grove, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Hike Timpanogos Summit via Timpooneke Trial

    14.5 mi / 4700 ft gain
    Mt. Timpanogos is one of the most popular hiking destinations around the Salt Lake and Utah Valleys.  Hundreds of people give everything they've got for this grueling hike each weekend.  From the end of June, to end of August, Timp offers some of the most beautiful scenery that backpackers and hi...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Backpack Mount Timpanogos

    4.8
    15 mi
    The Timpooneke trailhead is located in American Fork Canyon, next to the Timpooneke Campground. There is a $6 fee to enter the canyon, unless you have a National Park Pass with which you get in free. On the weekends, it may be difficult to find parking at the Timpooneke Campground, so arrive earl...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Hike the Pine Hollow Trail

    4.0
    4.4 mi / 1100 ft gain
    The trailhead (Forest Trail 047 - Pine Hollow Trail) starts across the street from a turnout about .5 miles above Mutual Dell in American Fork Canyon. This highly trafficked trail is used for just about every activity you can think of, meaning that you can even snowshoe this in the winter. It's a...
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  • Pleasant Grove, Utah

    Rock Climbing American Fork Canyon

    4.7
    American Fork Canyon, UT has a rich history in outdoor activity. Little do most people know that American Fork was the birth place of steep, overhanging, sport climbing. Developed by locals, now legends, in the climbing world like Boone Speed and Jeff Pedersen amongst others. This canyon came ...
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  • Alpine, Utah

    Dry Creek Trail

    10.08 mi / 3996 ft gain
    Dry Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Alpine, Utah.
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  • Alpine, Utah

    Dry Creek Trail to Box Elder Peak

    13.42 mi / 6119 ft gain
    Dry Creek Trail to Box Elder Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Alpine, Utah.
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  • Alpine, Utah

    Big Horn Peak via Schoolhouse Springs

    8.93 mi / 5085 ft gain
    Big Horn Peak via Schoolhouse Springs is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Alpine, Utah.
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  • Provo, Utah

    Backpack to Silver Lake

    4.4
    4.1 mi / 1500 ft gain
    The trail is 4.1 miles roundtrip gaining almost 1,500 feet for the duration of the adventure. Some parts are exposed, so you can get a fair amount of sun.When you're on the trail, you'll get amazing views as you’re hiking to the lake of Mount Timpanogos and American Fork Canyon. This is followed ...
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  • Provo, Utah

    Camp at Silver Lake

    4.5
    4.4 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Silver Lake is a wonderful place to go if you're in need of a quick adventure in the woods.  Located in the the Uinta National Forest, Silver Lake is relatively easy to get to via American Fork Canyon in Utah, however I do recommend driving a car with 4WD and can handle steep dirt roads with shar...
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