Adams Canyon Trail

Adams Canyon Trail is a 3.8 mile out and back trail located near Layton, UT that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until December. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

3.8 miles 1610 feet Out & Back
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Directions from Salt Lake City: Travel north on Highway 89 and take the first right past Oakhills Road (Layton City Water Tank). Take another right (south) on the frontage road. Park at the end of pavement at fenced off reservoir. Trail starts on north side of the reservoir. This trail has good access to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.

Michael Vanikiotis

21 Completed6 Reviews

Luis Armas

1 Completed1 Reviews

This is a beautiful trail, you can go there year round, we have been there in the summer and in the winter and it took us like 2 hours to go up all the way to the fall and about 1.5 hours to come back, we just went back for the second time now in January 2016 and it is beautiful with all the snow, specially the waterfall with all the ice.

Shawn Batey

1 Completed1 Reviews

Went November 14 2015 and super iced over in some spots. But very fun and cool temp.

Kaleb Jeppson

5 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful hike with a few different beautiful waterfalls!

Leah P.

Heather Sorenson

1 Completed1 Reviews

George Tan

1 Completed1 Reviews

This was my first time in Utah. I'm only in town for Comic Con this weekend and a local recommended this spot from "Vapor Affliction" (Rex). The hike was very enjoyable and the waterfall was a good reward. I had lunch at "Tosh's Ramen", (Tonkotsu w/Shiitake mushrooms), then I stopped by "Tulie Bakery" (banana tart and slow drip coffee) and ended the night with a Cold Cut Banh Mi from "No Mai"(as seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives).

Keslee anderson

7 Completed2 Reviews

This is one of my favorite hikes. I've done it about 15 times now. The beginning has sandy switchbacks that are a bit tiring but once you get past that and into the trees it's pretty much smooth sailing. The trail is pretty nice and shady from that point on as well. The last stretch of the hike is a bit more of an incline but The waterfall at the end is certainly a reward. You can even climb up the crevice by the waterfall all the way to the top of the mountain if you're up for it, although it's not part of the hike and it's pretty steep.

Joshua Pettit

1 Completed1 Reviews

First trail that I have finished. Just started getting into hiking. Great trail and a great reward at the end loved the water fall!

Matthew Ketchie

8 Completed3 Reviews