Battle Creek Falls

#12 of 297 trails in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

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Battle Creek Falls is a 1.8 mile out and back trail located near Pleasant Grove, Utah that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Jeff Tomlinson (2201)

25 Completed25 Reviews

Came up Dry Creek, topped Big Baldy then descended into Battle Creek. Fun hike with excellent views of Timpanogos and South Valley, when the air is clear enough one can see Mt. Nebo and Deseret Peak as well. We did this during the fall season, and the colors were nothing shy of amazing and spectacular. The Battle Creek side would be great if pressed for time!

Rayford Grubbs (40)

1 Completed1 Reviews

did this trail with my daughter as we were pressed for time and wanted a short hike. very nice trail with a beautiful stream and waterfalls. if you go early, there are not many people. Wonderful before, especially on the way back out. highly recommended if you can't hike very far our if you don't have much time.

Teresa Schwedhelm (185)

4 Completed1 Reviews

Really liked this trail with the dogs (all dogs on leash). Went midday on a Friday for a quick stretch of legs as we drove through. Only saw four other groups (couples, families). Lots of little paths at the beginning to go on adventures. Be sure to wear sun protection, stable shoes and bring plenty of water.

Daniel Danysh (1710)

22 Completed18 Reviews

A very pleasant simple hike with a bounty of wildlife and water all the way through. A little too busy a trail for me & the dog, but plenty of off-trail jaunts to escape the general tourist streams

Kaitlin Payne (74)

4 Completed2 Reviews

Easy, pretty hike, although I didn't spend much time at the falls because there was a family doing pirate/mermaid themed group pictures so I didn't want to intrude...

Jen Holiday (879)

31 Completed28 Reviews

I did this as a night hike so I didn't get to see the beauty of the falls. I do plan to go back again during the day. It's a beautiful hike. It seems heavily trafficked. Even at night there were a lot of people on the trail.

Lacey Freeman (70)

4 Completed1 Reviews

Did this hike this morning, there were a bunch of other families there but it wasn't too crowded. We loved it. The falls were very pretty and fun to get wet in. Very easy, short hike. Up hill the whole way there but down going back. I will definitely visit this place again.

Jen Holiday (879)

31 Completed28 Reviews

I did this as a night hike and it was beautiful. I obviously couldn't see the falls but I was able to enjoy all of the other beauties that are in the area.

Todd Gatherum (174)

8 Completed8 Reviews

It's a pretty easy hike, not too steep. There's a spot, right before arriving at the falls that is steep but other than that it's not too bad. This is a very short hike if all you're doing is going to the falls and back; you're there before you know it. We hiked past the falls and there were quite a few pretty little falls in the creek as you got up. The view in some spots coming down is totally awesome. I'll plan on going quite a bit farther past the falls next time. Plenty of shady places so you don't necessarily have to go early in the morning. Dog friendly and plenty of places for the dog to drink as well.

Jay Curtis (352)

13 Completed9 Reviews

This trail is really busy! I prefer solitude when hiking and I felt like I was in the line to magic mountain at Disney land when doing this hike. Also, it should be noted that the trail length is wrong on here. It currently says this is 1.8 miles. In reality it's 0.70 miles. The trail continues up after the falls and gets more difficult if you're up to a challenge. About two miles farther there is some great camping and trails that connect to either dry canyon (head south at fork), or Indian springs/ grove creek (head north at fork). I used this trail to head up to big baldy and camped on the saddle overlooking the city. There's a lot more water access this way than if you head up the dry canyon route, but this trail is the steepest of the three. This trail was very busy so don't come here to get away from things. The falls are nice, but not spectacular. I wouldn't do this trail again, except to pass it on the way to the more backcountry trails below timp. If you are using thus trail to loop from another trail I suggest coming down this trail not up because of how steep it is.