Bowman Fork Trail

#83 of 300 trails in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest

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Bowman Fork Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Salt Lake City, Utah and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for cross country skiing & hiking and is accessible year-round.

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Zhou (Joe) Yu (718)

28 Completed22 Reviews

A very nice trail with some steep inclines, leading to Baker Pass and peaks. Do not go through the trail to Alexander Basin. Tried twice already. There are overgrown vegetation and runoff sections in the summer. Hikeable but unrunnable.

Oni R. (83)

It was s very nice trail. It's shaded so it's great in the summer hot days to keep the dogs cool. It has a little water stream running along the trail. Make sure you don't hike the day after a rainy day since there's a lot of Mosquitos and flies. It's a very peaceful hike. Loved it!

Kaden Mitchell (175)

8 Completed1 Reviews

So far my favorite in Millcreek. The terrain was easy, even after a huge storm the night before. Very shaded majority of the hike. Not much debris in the trail and not much in the way of rocks one would need to scale. I absolutely loved this trail, I will continue to do again and again.

Mara Gg (205)

10 Completed2 Reviews

Great trail for any season, I hike and snowshoe this one often. A good chunk of the hike is shaded so it's great for summer. But bugs are terrible in June/July for the middle miles by the creek so bring spray or long sleeves.

Matt McClendon (49)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great and fairly easy hiking trail. Nice and smooth surfaces to hike on.

Frank L. (142)

Did this as an evening hike just up to White Fir Pass (approx. 3.5 mi RT). The forest floor is extra green this year due to the wet spring. Wildflowers are coming out. Saw columbines in clumps of 10 - 20 flowers.
It is an off-leash trail on odd-numbered days as when we hike it. So be prepared to encounter muddy, but happy, dogs along the way.

Kate N. (126)

5 Completed5 Reviews

I love this trail! In late winter/early spring it is a beautiful and quiet trail. In summer this trail is incredibly popular and probably should be avoided on weekends if at all possible. Right now with all the rain it has been lush and gorgeous and should definitely be visited. We've hiked it 5 times this spring, and will be up again this week to love it one more time before summer madness sets in. Highly recommended!

Tequina A. (808)

Took us some scouting up a side road to find the trail but it was well worth it. This trail offers some very gorgeous views and this time of year appears fairly desolate of most hikers. If you are quiet enough you'll hear a plethora of birds including wood peckers. Millcreek canyon has been doing some up keep on their trails so you will find a few trees blocking the trail. fortunately they aren't large obstacles and are fairly easy to climb over. I would high suggest hiking past the view where this trail ends and at least hiking to the peak about another mile out where the Bowman fork and Alexander Basin trails meet. You will find at this elevation few people are on the trail, and you will be rewarded with some breath taking views.

Breck Tuttle (61099)

354 Completed357 Reviews

Hike all the way to Baker Pass and climbed Gobblers Knob at part of a loop. Returned Down Porter Fork

Breck Tuttle (61099)

354 Completed357 Reviews

Hiked park of this with my daughter and her dog. The trail is easy to follow and in the fall the colors are beautiful