Timpanogos Trail (Aspen Grove)

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

Join the largest community of outdoor enthusiasts.

Get Started

Upgrade to Pro

Unlimited access to National Geographic TOPO! & Trails Illustrated Maps

Learn More »

Timpanogos Trail is a 12.7 mile out and back trail located near Sundance, Utah that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking & walking and is accessible from June until November. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Share your experience to help other people learn more about this trail:

Write ReviewUpload PhotosUpload Tracks

Andy Bourne (229)

4 Completed3 Reviews

Elliot Adair (551)

21 Completed21 Reviews

The premier trail in the Alpine Loop. Long and difficult, but people of varying abilities that I know have done it. Would certainly recommend.

Liz Monson (438)

29 Completed17 Reviews

David Man (70)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Harrison Rusk (30)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Chelsey Cook (170)

10 Completed9 Reviews

Hiked up to the saddle from Aspen Grove, then went down the Timpanooke Trail. It rained the whole way which added to the difficulty...Very cold. Had a great time! Only saw a few groups of people. Very little visibility. I brought a 2 Liter camelbak and one gatoreade which was the perfect amount. Be prepared for a lot of steep rocky sections. Started hiking around 5:30am, had lunch at the shack before going to the saddle. Due to the conditions didn't make it back until 4:00.

Derik Mehl (158)

9 Completed1 Reviews

Dan Fereday (58)

3 Completed3 Reviews

We hiked up to the summit from a little after midnight to watch the sunrise. The trail was pretty easy up until the switchbacks leading up to the saddle and on to the summit from there, at that point there are a few parts that are a little sketchy especially in the dark. The hike was great, a little challenging in parts but otherwise it's doable for anyone in decent shape.

My only gripe is the way people are treating this hike. We came across 4 places where people had defecated in the middle of the trail (not dogs unless dogs now use toilet paper) without even the decency of burying it or flicking it off the trail, lots of litter, and lots of people using the marked off shortcuts. Lots of campfires too, which is apparently a $200 fine plus a $25 processing fee if you get caught. This is a really pretty area, please respect it enough to leave it how you found it.

Brent H. (104)

Matthew Self (197)

3 Completed4 Reviews

This is not moderate!! You are hiking straight up the mountain at some points! Night hiking this is amazing though!!! Sunrise from the saddle, awesome!!! Definitely recommend!!

Support