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Rock Canyon

Rock Canyon Trail, Provo, UT 84604
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Great hiking, walking, and a pretty good bird watching place

My husband and I walk this trail several times a year, both for the exercise and to see what birds... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
678lynnettew
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Springville, United States
Fun place to visit

It is an awesome place to visit. there is plenty of parking. ?great hikes, walks, as well as snow... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
b31s
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Del Rio, Texas
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“squaw peak” (6 reviews)
“great hiking” (3 reviews)
“bird watching” (2 reviews)
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Rock Canyon Trail, Provo, UT 84604
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"great hiking"
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"wildlife"
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"foliage"
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"canyon"
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I walk this trail several times a year, both for the exercise and to see what birds are there.

Thank 678lynnettew
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

It is an awesome place to visit. there is plenty of parking. ?great hikes, walks, as well as snow activates in the appropriate seasons. Gorgeous views.

Thank b31s
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

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

Thank LDSnomad
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

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

1  Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Geologically significant and scenic trail in a spectacular canyon. Rock climbers as well as hikers and trail runners abound. Water and restrooms at the trail head.

Thank MtnRunner509
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

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

Thank Equalized
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is our go to park for night games including capture the flag, ice blocking, and every summer we do a huge slip and slide!

1  Thank Jimmy R
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

A few years ago, I started Rock Climbing. When I graduated from the gym, the first place I went outside to climb was Rock Canyon. It is beautiful. Not only is it a great place to climb, it is also a great place to hike....More

Thank AngelRoxx
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Fun out door place to go hiking, and rock climbing and to see wild life, just bring extra water for you hike and jacket in case of weather change

Thank mynesemail
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Jax P
29 April 2018|
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Response from Marcia A |
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?
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