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Review of Rock Canyon

Rock Canyon
Ranked #11 of 62 things to do in Provo
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

It is an awesome place to visit. there is plenty of parking. ?great hikes, walks, as well as snow activates in the appropriate seasons. Gorgeous views.

Thank b31s
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Rock Canyon is an absolutely incredible and diverse geological find! Every kind of rock formations you can imagine are found as you go further and further up the trail.

An awesome place for rocking climbing, exploring, etc. but still so close to Provo that it takes only a matter of minutes to drive (or even walk) there. Back in the day my roommate and I would hike that canyon every day.

Squaw Peak is a great hike (when it's not muddy) - the head of the trail is found about half way up the canyon. Count on it being about 8 miles long there and back.

Again, the best part is the variety of rock formations and general feel as you go further in!

1  Thank LDSnomad
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Some close campgrounds are overcrowded, even with a reservation (other nearby canyons), but Rock Canyon camping seems less crowded in comparison (perhaps it is just less vehicles because more people hike in), but may also be due to being a narrower canyon which breaks the spaces up. Foliage seems thicker too.

2  Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 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 and focus on the shady southern side. Most routes in the lower canyon come into the sun by 2pm. The upper canyon has a variety of route orientation that will allow shade all day, but you will have to slog uphill for the best part of an hour to get there.

Enjoy :).

Thank Kevin P
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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
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