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The trail begins at the parking lot, past the Provo temple, and ends... Well it actually never ends. You can hike past the pump house on and beyond one of the area's favorite rock climbing spots on the right. Continue through the gate and you'll...More
In town on business, after a very long day went on a great hike. What a gem!!! The rock formations are amazing. Trail is well maintained and not difficult. Came back down the trail in time to watch the sun setting over the lake.
Rock Canyon is an absolutely incredible and diverse geological find! Every kind of rock formations you can imagine are found as you go further and further up the trail.
An awesome place for rocking climbing, exploring, etc. but still so close to Provo that it...More
Some close campgrounds are overcrowded, even with a reservation (other nearby canyons), but Rock Canyon camping seems less crowded in comparison (perhaps it is just less vehicles because more people hike in), but may also be due to being a narrower canyon which breaks the...More
Mostly single pitch, quartzite in the lower canyon, limestone in the upper. There are a few multipitch routes on the northern walls but care needs to be taken with loose rock. The canyon does get hot still in September so you need to start early...More
The high canyon walls makes for cooler temps all year around. Usually heavier traffic. Ignore the rather dry start to the trail and continue a bit further to where the canyon walls and river create a cooler and delightful atmosphere. Keep up the incline and...More
If you love to camp in deep snow, go ahead. Rangers will never catch you. May 27th is the "snow free" guaranteed date for camping. Where are you from? Not used to snowy mountains with avalanche danger?