Porter Fork wildfire trees from Neffs

Porter Fork

Pets: Dog-friendly Location: Mill Creek Canyon Level: 4 out of 5 – It’s a pretty steep incline, including the road that you start out on Water: There is a creek along the entire road, but once you get on to the trail, there is water for awhile, but then you cross some dry creeks and the water disappears Popularity: The …

Neff Canyon Trail into the Wasatch

Neff’s Canyon

Most rocks on a trail Pets: Dog-friendly Location: Mill Creek, sort of Level: 2-4 out of 5 – it starts out as a nice uphill climb, wide trail, but once you get up further, the fun begins! Water: Seasonal – since it’s September, the creek bed following the trail is dry, but I have hiked it before with water in …

Grandeur Peak Faux Overlook

Church Fork to Grandeur Peak

Pets: Dog-friendly Location: Mill Creek Level: 4 out of 5 – it’s not that difficult of a hike, but it is long Water: Yes, the lots of cute little waterfalls as you get to the trailhead and plenty along the beginning, but gets very dry once you get higher Popularity: Plenty of people but not overwhelming Parking: Park on the …

Hiking Mill Creek Desolation Trail

Desolation Trail

Pets: Dog-friendly Location: Mill Creek Level: 2 out of 5 – gentle incline up, lots of straight parts Water: No, super dry Popularity: Seems like a pretty popular hike. We passed many people, many wearing masks. And they all had a dog. Or two. Parking: Plenty in the campground where the hike starts, also across the road Shade/Temp: Awesome hike …

Hiking Mill Creek Elbow Fork Trail

Elbow Fork to Lambs Canyon Pass

Pets: Dog-friendly Location: Mill Creek Level: 3 out of 5 – incline the entire way up, but never too intense Water: Yes, the first third of the trail follows a beautiful stream Popularity: I feel very safe hiking this trail alone as there are enough people on it. Not great for Covid-19, but awesome for safety. Parking: plenty nearby Shade/Temp: …