Hike to Stewart Falls

Utah Stewart Falls Trailhead

Added by Eric Bennett

Stewart falls is a great 4-mile roundtrip hike with stunning views of that falls and great opportunities to witness fall colors if you're hiking as the leaves change. This is a dog-friendly trail.

The canyon is closed during snowfall so this is only accessible between May-Nov usually. It is best during the fall when the leaves have changed color, but let's be honest, it's always great. Head up Provo Canyon and follow the signs to make a left going into Sundance. Follow the road past the ski resort and lodge until you see a parking lot on the left just near the kiosk entering the Alpine Loop.

The waterfall is beautiful and is located at the end of the trail (about 2 miles). It takes about 30min-1hr to get to the falls depending on how quickly you're moving. The falls are a great place to hang out or picnic and the whole area is shaded in the early afternoon. There is parking at the trailhead, but you need to pay 2 dollars to get a parking pass.

Pack List

  • Good hiking shoes
  • 1 liter of water per person
  • Snacks
  • Camera
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Activities:

Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

4 Miles

Rating:

Features:

Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Picnic Area
Scenic
Waterfall

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14 days ago

Pretty area, nice hike

The mountains surrounding this area are absolutely stunning. They are even more beautiful when they first start to get snow. This is a pretty hike, and the falls, are pretty. It is nice that the trail is pretty quick to get to from Provo. A nice hike for an afternoon. I would really enjoy going back and seeing it covered in ice. While you are in the area, I would recommend taking the time to drive the Aspen Loop too.

14 days ago

6 months ago

Awesome hike for a rainy day

This trail is usually pretty packed, even early in the morning. I've done it twice on rainy days and that's when it was the most fun; no crowds and the clouds make for some awesome light.

6 months ago

9 months ago

Mild But Nice

Mild hike for the family, find something cooler

9 months ago

10 months ago

Great for Beginner Snowshoeing

Snow is well packed, with plenty of room for venturing off in the powder as well. Spotted a moose.

10 months ago

10 months ago

Pretty

Very pretty all times of year

10 months ago

over 1 year ago

Pretty hike - definitely gets crowded. Go on a rainy day to avoid everyone and enjoy the hike up in the clouds.

over 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

Beautiful & easy day hike - great for kids. Took my one year old and let her run around near the falls. Love that you can take dogs!

over 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

Great trail run for spring, summer, and fall!

over 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

The falls are a popular location on weekends. To avoid crowds, head out on weekdays or get there before 10- most visitors are families and college students, so on early mornings, the trail should be pretty empty!

over 1 year ago

Added by Eric Bennett

Instagram: @bennettfilm Videographer, Photographer from San Diego, CA currently living in Provo, UT

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