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Waterfall Canyon

Beautiful and rather easy hike going up to eventually see a nice strong waterfall (during spring).
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.8 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
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Overview :  A very nice hike into Waterfall Canyon. This is a pretty easy hike for the most part. I know that kids and such are able to make it up... more »

Tips:  There are numerous trail heads and places to park to get to Waterfall Canyon but we chose the 36th Street parking lot at the beginning... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking

This was a small parking lot we found by the "Exercise Trail" just off 36th street past the Weber State University.

2. Junction 1

There are a few ways to get to the canyon being as there are numerous trials in the area as well as other canyons.

At this point you'll want to pretty stay on the "Exercise Trail" that wraps its self around the golf course. It's not entirely entertaining but it's a decent walk.

At the time that I made this guide there is still a lot of... More

3. Juction 2

This is where it'll start getting semi confusing. We ended up going through a few spots that ended up being wrong trails to get to Waterfall Canyon. I believe all of them eventually lead to that way, but I'll tell you the sure way here.

This will be at the end of the golf course and you'll want to start heading towards the mountains at this point... More

4. Climbing Wall/Junction 3

There is a small wall of rock here that is used for teaching climbing (obviously be safe on or around it). Around this area is another junction. When I heading back to the car we took a different route back then the one that we took to get there because we wanted to see a bit of Strongs Canyon as well (that guide will soon be up as well). This... More

5. Waterfall

You've reached the lovely waterfall at this point. Make sure you go in the spring otherwise you won't get as great of a waterfall as one would expect. I went up in April so it was rather strong at the moment as well as raining. There are a lot of rocks up here and it can get quite dangerous.

Some people have tried to climb up the face of the... More