Check Out These Hikes Near Our Apartments in American Fork
April 04, 2019

Check Out These Hikes Near Our Apartments in American Fork

Spring is fast approaching and soon the Wasatch Mountains will no longer be covered in snow. What better way to break out of your hibernation and enjoy the fresh air than a hike? The Wasatch Mountains provide world-class hiking for any skill level. Check out the five hikes below that are all within an easy drive from American Fork. 

1. Bridal Veil Falls

Just a short drive up Provo Canyon, this Utah County classic offers breathtaking views of a gorgeous waterfall. 

Skill Level: Beginner. Distance: 1.3 miles

2. Pine Hollow Trail

This loop trail in American Fork Canyon has a variety of scenery including forested trails and meadowland panoramas. The real show-stopper though, is the view of Mount Timpanogos. 

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate. Distance: 4.3 miles

3. Horsetail Falls

Looking for a less-trafficked hike than Bridal Veil Falls? Horsetail Falls in the perfect trek for those seeking something a bit more secluded. As a bonus, the hike down offers great views of Utah County. Maybe you can spot your apartment

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate. Distance: 4 miles

4. Silver Lake Trail

The hike to this mountain lake requires some steep switchbacks, but the alpine scenery and views of Mt. Timpanogos are worth it. Located in American Fork Canyon, the Silver Lake Trail is a beautiful loop trail through the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. 

Skill Level: Intermediate. Distance: 4.6 miles

5. Timpanogos Summit via Timpooneke Trail  

The Timpooneke Trail is one of two trails that lead to this iconic summit. The Timpooneke Trail is accessed from American Fork Canyon and sports plenty of wildflowers and a view of Emerald Lake on your way to the peak. 

Skill Level: Advanced. Distance: 15 miles

All of these amazing hiking opportunities are a short trip away from Rivulet Apartment Homes in American Fork. Contact us today to learn more!