Alexander Basin Trail - Salt Lake City, UT - Utah - Alexander Basin Trail
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Alexander Basin Trail
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Alexander Basin Trail leaves Mill Creek Canyon Road above Clover Springs Picnic area about 7.8 miles up the canyon on the south side of the road. The trail climbs steeply to Alexander Basin, about 1 mile. The basin is a glaciated bowl located below Gobblers Knob. The Alexander Basin Trail continues around the shoulder of Gobblers Knob to join Bowman Fork Trail, about 3.0 miles. The Bowman Fork Trail joins the Desolation Trail in 1 1/2 miles.
This moderate 2.6 mile trail gains 1,600 feet in elevation and receives moderate use. It takes about 2 1/2 hours to hike the trail one way.

Facilities: There are no facilities provided at Alexander Basin Trail.

Best Time To Visit: The recommended season to hike Alexander Basin Trail is late spring, summer, and fall.

Fees: A fee is charged to enter Mill Creek Canyon.

Accessibility: This trail is not handicap accessible.

Rules: Bikes and motorized vehicles are prohibited.

Directions: To reach Alexander Basin Trail from Salt Lake City, take Mill Creek Canyon Road (3800 South Wasatch Boulevard) 7.8 miles up the canyon. Past Elbow Fork and below Thousand Springs.

Map: Click here for a map to Alexander Basin Trail

Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted for Alexander Basin Trail.

Salt Lake Ranger District-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
6944 South 3000 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84121
General: (801) 733-2660
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