No shade. If you want to finish the full loop I would recommend to go clockwise. 121 m blue singletrack trail. Fun to walk on the bridge and good weather in mid-November. Orson Smith Trailhead is a trailhead in Draper, UT. To climb the road, backtrack to the … Pretty cool trail. The kids loved the bridge! Follow Pioneer Rd to 2000 E. Go south on 2000 E for .3 miles and park in a pullout on the left side of the road. ! The trailhead is marked as "Cherry Canyon Logging Trail", but it's also referred to Bear Canyon Trail. Steep up, medium difficulty, little shade, on creek access for dogs. I would hike this in the morning as past 10am can get pretty cluttered with families. Instead drive to Orson Smith Park then hop on the dirt road at the south side of the parking lot for about 2.6 miles to a gate, with the pullout and outhouse on the right. "In consultation with the Draper City Fire Department, the City Council has determined the Upper Corner Canyon Road starting at the Orson Smith trailhead will be temporarily closed to all vehicles, effective Wednesday, July 1. The suspension bridge is beautiful! The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from February until November. Don’t know why I didn’t think the bridge would sway but as a person who is afraid of heights it was a little nerve wracking. See all 6 photos taken at Orson Smith Trailhead by 195 visitors. If the Orson Smith trailhead parking lot is full, please park at the Andy Ballard Arena (equestrian center) on 1600 Highland Dr. For access to Lone Peak, consider using the Hammagogs Trail from Alpine City or the Sawmill Trail from Hidden Valley Trailhead in Sandy. Pretty views of the mountains and city with the fall colors :). View all facilities. The easiest hike to the Bear Canyon Suspension Bridge in Draper is from Orson Smith Park. Great hike if you are in the greater Salt Lake/ Provo area. We finished it, but they all said they didn’t want to do that again. on the way down the sun was setting which made for a super pretty scenery. Orson Smith Trailhead (N 40.31.297, W 111.50.32) located near 12601 South 2000 East. Fall is a great time to hike it. Orson Smith Park. Hardly anyone out on the trail. You can keep going and complete the Bear bridge loop. It’s nice inclined hike to the suspension bridge which the kids will love. Beautiful sunset hike with evening views of the city lights. When you finally get past the last hairpin, you feel like someone just performed the 5 point exploding heart technique on you. Some trails are located in active construction areas, please use caution. There are flowers along the trail. With no kids it goes by fast. Orson Smith Park. This is the perfect hike for young children. Otherwise fun hike. Perfect weather. Orson Smith Trailhead Hiking! The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from February until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Find a parking spot. A lot of sun exposure. My 3 and 5 year olds loved this hike even on 30 something degree weather. Lots of switchbacks and elevation gain! Starting at the Orson Smith Trailhead vehicle access will be restricted beginning July 1, 202 per Draper City & Draper City Fire Department. Orson Smith Trailhead (N 40.31.297, W 111.50.32) located near 12601 South 2000 East. Orson Smith Park to Draper Suspension Bridge Loop is a 2.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Draper, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. This trail was just fine, for me. We did the loop and it was challenging enough for them to feel accomplished, but easy enough that they didn’t complain the whole time. I went with all six of mine, ages 0-13. Great hike for the kids (6, 4, and 2). The 3 youngest all had to be held about a mile and a half in and had to be carried the rest of the way. The bridge is very cool and we hiked it on a Saturday afternoon and there were almost no people around. To get to the Orson Smith Trailhead Park it is a little confusing because coming east, from I-15 off the 12300 S. exit, you can't continue completely due east on 12300 S. to 2000 E. At 1300 E. 12300 S. turns into something else, and you have to turn right, go south down the hill to a roundabout, out of which you continue east on Pioneer Road which surprisingly is 12300 S. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Bonneville Shoreline Draper Section Trail, Bear Canyon Bridge via Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Ghost Falls via Little Corner Canyon Trail, Ghost Falls Trails via Booneville Shoreline Trail, Corner Canyon Road, Canyon Hollow, Brock's Point and Clarks Trail, Lone Peak via Cherry Canyon Logging Trail, Canyon Hollow, Rush, Brocks Point, Ann's and Potato Hill Loop, Orson Smith Park to Draper Suspension Bridge Loop, http://www.draper.ut.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1394. The trail begins in Orson Smith Park. So, depending on your tolerance and ability, you can make it long or short. It is unrelentingly steep the entire climb with some really tight switch backs, and even a few sandy ones. I loved it! I am totally out of shape and not so sturdy on my feet. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. There’s plenty of parking in the lot. The trailhead is now complete with heated restrooms and climbing rocks for toddlers to 9 year olds. A little slick on the first set of switchbacks but totally manageable. Crossing the bridge is always fun. really fun suspension bridge, although it can be easy. Orson Smith Alt mountain biking trail in Corner Canyon, Utah. To reach the trailhead from I-15 in the Salt Lake Valley: Take Exit 291 for 12300 South. I would totally go back another day.. Bonneville Shoreline Draper Section Trail, Bear Canyon Bridge via Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Ghost Falls via Little Corner Canyon Trail, Ghost Falls Trails via Booneville Shoreline Trail, Orson Smith Park to Draper Suspension Bridge Loop, Corner Canyon Road, Canyon Hollow, Brock's Point and Clarks Trail, Lone Peak via Cherry Canyon Logging Trail, Canyon Hollow, Rush, Brocks Point, Ann's and Potato Hill Loop, http://www.draper.ut.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1394. Mount Jordon, and the Orson Smith Trailhead, provided a great afternoon of hiking for our multi-generational family outing. Orson Smith Trail is a 1.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Draper, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. Rating. We chose this hike because of reviews saying it was kid friendly - I repeat - IT IS NOT KID FRIENDLY. go east on 12300 S to 1300 E. Go south on 1300 E for one block and go east at the round-about onto Pioneer Rd. Some traction would be good to have. Please Note: Draper City will be closing the Upper Corner Canyon Road to vehicle access on July 1, 2020. Hotel vicino alla Orson Smith Park; Hotel vicino alla Potato Hill Trailhead; Vicino agli aeroporti. Discover Life in Draper, Utah. Access to the trailhead requires driving 2.6 miles up the dirt road where it begins at the Orson Smith trailhead at 12601 South 2000 East in Draper, UT. It’s fab! 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