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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
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
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
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