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Blacksmith Fork River Trail

Intermediate
 3.9 (18)

A fun out-and-back canyon ride along the Blacksmith Fork River with a good mix of up and down in each direction.


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Map Key

4.0

Miles

6.4

KM

Singletrack

5,073' 1,546 m

High

4,762' 1,452 m

Low

345' 105 m

Up

36' 11 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

Cross the service bridge and immediately turn left (east). Ride the doubletrack around behind the CCC Campground and continue onto the singletrack.

The trail tracks along the south side of the river winding through brush, over rock slides, and through grassy vales. At 1.9 miles, the trail empties into a large pullout. Continue straight through and find the trail running between the road and the hillside.

The trail has a short, steep climb up the hill through the trees and then continues to another pullout at 2.2 miles. Stay right and ride through the second pullout on the doubletrack up to the gate. At 2.5 miles, the trail forks. Both trails meet back up at 2.8 miles, so take your pick.

The trail continues on and (currently) stops at a game fence at 3.8 miles.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kevin Pickup

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 18 votes

#1

in Hyrum

#7152

Overall
  3.9 from 18 votes
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Trail Rankings

#1

in Hyrum

#264

in Utah

#7,152

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Photos

When you see this sign, you are at the end of the trail. It appears that the trail keeps going, but this sign is the official end.
May 29, 2018 near Hyrum, UT
Just a view of the trail from the top.
May 29, 2018 near Hyrum, UT
A bridge crossing the river near one of the campsite off the trail.
May 29, 2018 near Hyrum, UT
A view of the river below the trail.
May 29, 2018 near Hyrum, UT

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Current Trail Conditions

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Jun 23, 2022
Jayden Bowles
Fun mtb trail! I'm a beginner/intermediate rider, but did it with ease. Lots of loose rock. Ran into hikers, bikers, and even some horseback riders. 4.8mi
May 28, 2022
Alec Lange
May 22, 2022
Piper Staples
Thought I was gunna vom. Pretty easy ride though 7.2mi — 1h 11m
Aug 26, 2021
Jessica Wilkinson
Apr 18, 2021
Paul Op
Mostly dry. Little mud towards the top.
Apr 26, 2020
Paul Op
Jul 7, 2019
Paul Op
Jun 27, 2019
Spencer Christiansen
First ride on this trail. Fun, quick ride. Pretty dry but mostly hard-pack. Some rocky sections. Not too steep of climbs. 7.9mi — 0h 59m