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Rock Canyon

Rock Canyon Trail, Provo, UT 84604
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Sports/trad climbing variety

Mostly single pitch, quartzite in the lower canyon, limestone in the upper. There are a few... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin P
via mobile
Great trail run!

Geologically significant and scenic trail in a spectacular canyon. Rock climbers as well as hikers... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
MtnRunner509
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Washington State
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Rock Canyon Trail, Provo, UT 84604
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly single pitch, quartzite in the lower canyon, limestone in the upper. There are a few multipitch routes on the northern walls but care needs to be taken with loose rock. The canyon does get hot still in September so you need to start early...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Geologically significant and scenic trail in a spectacular canyon. Rock climbers as well as hikers and trail runners abound. Water and restrooms at the trail head.

Thank MtnRunner509
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The high canyon walls makes for cooler temps all year around. Usually heavier traffic. Ignore the rather dry start to the trail and continue a bit further to where the canyon walls and river create a cooler and delightful atmosphere. Keep up the incline and...More

Thank Equalized
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is our go to park for night games including capture the flag, ice blocking, and every summer we do a huge slip and slide!

1  Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A few years ago, I started Rock Climbing. When I graduated from the gym, the first place I went outside to climb was Rock Canyon. It is beautiful. Not only is it a great place to climb, it is also a great place to hike....More

Thank AngelRoxx
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Fun out door place to go hiking, and rock climbing and to see wild life, just bring extra water for you hike and jacket in case of weather change

Thank mynesemail
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've been up Rock Canyon countless times since 1991. Whether going for a short hike of a few hours, or an all day hike, I always find something new to enjoy. The scenery is always fantastic -- winter, spring, summer or fall.

Thank TCF1997
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

While this isn't the prettiest place I've been, it's a wonderful area with plenty of awesome things to look at. You can go straight up the trail for just about as long as you want and will be next to the creek for a good...More

Thank johnat95
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I have gone to this place many times. For rock climbing, taking a walk, or to camp. There are really pretty, secluded places along the trail that are great for camping or having a fire with friends. And it has many great areas for rock...More

Thank Hannah N
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We are fairly new to climbing and this is a great location for outdoor climbers. There is top-roping and lead. Plenty of routes. Very accessible. Overall, a super fun place!

Thank ChaseZing
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