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Elephant Rock (Big Rock)

Muller Park to Elephant Rock to Rudy's Flats to North Canyon trail. North Canyon Rd to Bountiful Blvd to Muller Park
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 12.7 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  Muller Park to Elephant Rock to Rudy's Flats to North Canyon trail. You can ride back to Muller via North Canyon Road to Bountiful... more »

Tips:  The trail is very popular and used by hikers, bikers, runners, dogs, kids. Weekdays less traveled. North Canyon is less traveled. Be... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Park Entrance

Park outside state park entrance, or on the street to avoid paying fee. Decide if you will go to big rock and back. Onto Rudy's Flat. Or continue a loop to North Canyon Road. You can park a car at the north canyon trailhead. POI 24. or at the end of Canyon Creek Rd. Start of Dirt road to Canyon Creek trail. POI 25

2. Parking Lot Muller Park

Cross Bridge to the right of parking lot, just before state park gate. There is a small parking lot to the right. There is a bathroom, in season, just inside the state park.

3. Trail Head

Trail Head. Start Left.

4. Trail View

Trail is well shaded.

5. Looking West

Looking West from Trail into Bountiful.

6. Looking East

Looking East toward big rock/elephant rock.

7. Trail View Three

Looking East on the trail. Nice place to have lunch. Shaded, fallen tree makes great table.

8. View of pipeline.jpg

9. Gas Pipeline

Trees cleared for gas pipleine layed in 2011.

10. Looking West.jpg

View Looking West from trail.

11. Looking East.

Trail looking East.

12. Benches

Benches located at the top of big rock. Relax, take in the view.

13. Big Rock.

Big rock/elephant rock.

14. Turoff Rudys Flats

Turnoff to Rudy’s Flat located in North Canyon. 3.0 miles.

15. West

Looking West

16. Rudy's Flat

Rudy's Flat medow. You can return to muller park, downhill but will most likely be populated with lots of people. Down North Canyon Road, some swithbacks, down hill, less traved by people. But must return by busy road to muller (i.e if you have animals entrance.

17. West View

looking king West toward Bountiful.

18. Trail view

Aspin trees.

19. Trail View

Down North Canyon Trail.

20. Long Bridge

Long Bridge. There are a few bridges along the way.

21. Turn Right Major

Go right.

22. N. Canyon TH Major

Trial Head, North Canyon. You can park a car at the north canyon trailhead. POI 24.

23. Pipeline

View of pipleline crossing dirt road.

24. Dirt Road

View from Dirt road heading to single track.

25. Dirt Road

End of Canyon Creek Rd. Start of Dirt road to Canyon Creek trail.