• Activities:

    Photography, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    4 Miles

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

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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One of the most scenic destinations for a hike of this length, but because of that it gets quite crowded.

3 months ago
3 months ago

This is a great trail for beginner trail runners like myself. The trail is super busy anytime after 10. The sections of uphill, downhill, and flat are even spaced throughout the hike both ways. I walked the sharp uphill and jogged the flat and downhill parts. I rested behind other hikers a few times and it turned into a great interval workout. Fun trail to run with rocks and roots to navigate.

5 months ago
5 months ago

I loved this hike! It was just a perfect way to get out and see amazing things! Proposed to my wife here and now it will forever be a perfect memory!

6 months ago
6 months ago

Great hike. The falls is a good place to relax and enjoy the water. Family friendly. Has some challenging spots for kids

10 months ago
10 months ago

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.

about 1 year ago
about 1 year ago

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.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

Mild hike for the family, find something cooler

almost 2 years ago
almost 2 years ago

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

almost 2 years ago
almost 2 years ago

Very pretty all times of year

about 2 years ago
about 2 years ago

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

over 2 years ago
over 2 years 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 2 years ago
over 2 years ago

Great trail run for spring, summer, and fall!

almost 3 years ago
almost 3 years 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!

almost 3 years ago
almost 3 years ago

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