Dry Creek to City Creek Out-and-back
ElevationAscent: 2,190' 667 m
Descent: -2,189' -667 m
High: 5,861' 1,786 m
Low: 4,690' 1,430 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)
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“A link-up of Dry Creek to the Bonnieville Shoreline Trail to City Creek.”— Tom Wolfe
Head up the hill and follow the road to the turn; keep heading up Dry Creek but don't follow the horseshoe turn. The Dry Creek Trail is singletrack, so it's easy to follow. There will be a hairpin turn just a mile up, then it's half a mile to the top and the first view of the valley.
The trail contours along the topography, with another half-mile climb from mile 3.5 to 4. At mile 5, you begin the descent for the next three miles. If you like downhill, you'll enjoy easy to moderate running with lots of turns. When you get to the horseshoe, you can link up to the City Creek to Memory Grove trail or turn around and head back the way you came.