Utah May 08, 2017
The Utah Canyon That Is A Little Retreat From Everyday Life
Looking for a pretty place to explore? Head to Bountiful and check out Mueller Park Canyon and Trail!
You'll find Mueller Park Canyon and Trail in the foothills above Bountiful.
Take Orchard Drive to 1800 South, which turns into Mueller Park Road.
Click here for a map.
You'll pay an $8.00 day fee for your car, or just $5.00 for walk-ins.
George Mueller donated this 1,000-acre park to the city in 1927.
You'll find plenty of shady spots for a picnic lunch, or you can camp overnight.
This canyon is a popular place for birdwatching, and you'll find plenty of birds to view here. This is a Wester Tanager.
Listen for the Yellow Warbler's song to catch a glimpse of this brightly-colored little guy.
You might even spot a Bald Eagle! These majestic birds often soar overhead.
Mule deer are frequently spotted here.
You'll likely see some of Mueller Park Canyon's smallest mammal residents - the American Red Squirrel.
Gather your friends and family for a fun camping adventure in one of the group sites.
Take the Elephant Rock Trail for a fun hike.
The trail is 6.8 miles out and back and is rated as moderate. Along the way, you'll traverse a stream, walk through forests of oak, maples and cottonwoods, and see some pretty scenery.
You'll also find several stick shelters to explore.
During the summer, Mueller Park Canyon & Trail is open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. Dogs are welcome!
Have you explored Mueller Park? Tell us about it!
Here’s another fun place to explore along the Wasatch front. Take a look at the
Living Room Trail in Salt Lake City.