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A little hidden secret

This is not a well known site outside the local area. Harder and hotter than expected. Felt more... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
yyyzzz_utah
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Murray, Utah
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Steep hike, gorgeous falls

We had read up about this hike and thought it was doable for two 40+ active folks. Hmmm. It was a... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
366beckym
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Orem, Utah
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Jun 25, 2017
“A little hidden secret”
Jul 25, 2016
“Steep hike, gorgeous falls”
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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

This is not a well known site outside the local area. Harder and hotter than expected. Felt more than 1800 ft elevation gain. Extra water! Trail is a bit hard to find and to navigate near the falls. 5 miles round trip. But the determined...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank yyyzzz_utah
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We had read up about this hike and thought it was doable for two 40+ active folks. Hmmm. It was a workout! The hike is pretty shaded but steep and rocky. It doesn't level out much at all. Just a steady steep 2 miles. We...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 366beckym
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Horsetail falls is a bit steeper hike and I wouldn't recommend it for small children or those with health problems. Teens can easily manage. It faces the west sun, so it's best to hike in the early morning or late afternoon, arriving at the bottom...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Keesym
Reviewed June 19, 2016

The total hiking distance from the Dry Creek Trailhead in Alpine, Utah, to Horsetail Falls is a little more than two miles. Nevertheless, this short but steep hike is well worth the effort, as hikers who successfully make the trek will be rewarded with a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Akisato S
Reviewed August 4, 2015

The falls are beautiful. It is well worth the trip if you are in Utah County or live here but have never been.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Matt L
Reviewed May 12, 2015

I thought this would be a short 4 mile jog but it ended up being a pretty steep hike. The waterfall at the end if worth it.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Pixtonian
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