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Map of the Murdock Canal Trail, UT

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Murdock Canal Trail

Murdock Canal Trail utah map area

Murdock Canal Trail

LENGTH:

18 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Lehi, Highland, American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Lindon, Orem

HIGHLIGHTS:

residential neighborhoods, parks

NEARBY TRAILS:

Jordan River Parkway Trail

Historic Utah Southern RR Trail / Lehi Rail Trail

Provo River Trail

Lehi Rail Trail

American Fork Trail

LINKS:

Provo

Salt Lake City

The Murdock Canal Trail is an 18 mile long paved path that stretches the Jordan River Parkway Trail in Lehi to the Provo River Trail in Orem. The trail wraps around the east side of Highland, American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Lindon and Orem. It passes residential neighborhoods and local parks. the trail also connects to the American Fork Trail in Highland.

There is a gap in the trail at 5300 W. Trail users need to head north on 5300 W to W 10130 N then head east to Highland Glen Park. The Murdock Canal Trail picks back up at the south end of the park.

Conditions

The Mudock Canal Trail is paved for its entire length and is open for bike riding, walking and running. There are stretches of the trail that parallel local streets and Route 92 in Lehi, but most of the trail is located away from roadways, however there are numerous street crossings along the way.

Communities

The Murdock Canal Trail goes through the following communities: Lehi, Highland, American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Lindon and Orem.

Points of Interest

The Murdock Canal Trail goes past the following schools, parks and other points of interest:

Thanksgiving Point Golf Club
Fox Hollow Elementary School
Canturbury North Park
Mitchell Hollow Park
Highland Glen Park
Lone Peak High School
Deerfield Elementary School
Canyon Grove Academy
Anderson Park
Pleasant Grove High School
Valley View Elementary School
Rocky Mountain Elementary
Northridge Park
Timpanogos High School
Pallisade Park
Foothill Elementary School
Nearby Trails

The Murdock Canal Trail intersects numerous other recreational trails along its route. These are the trails in the parks as well as regional recreational trails.

Jordan River Parkway Trail: the two trails meet to the east of Garden Drive near the Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Lehi.

Historic Utah Southern RR Trail / Lehi Rail Trail: This trail intersects the Murdock Canal Trail at the eastern frontage road for Interstate 15 and Timpanogos Highway. The Lehi Rail Trail heads to the south to end at N 300 W and W State Road.

American Fork Trail: This trail intersects the Murdock Canal Trail at the south end of Highland Glen Park between 5300 W and N 4800 W.

Provo River Trail Connector: The south end of the Murdock Canal Trail is located at E 800 N near Provo River Canyon. There is a connector trail at this location that connects to the Provo River Trail.

End Points

The northwest end of the Murdock Canal Trail is located to the east of Garden Drive near the Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Lehi.

The south end of the trail is located at E. 800 N and N 1100 E, 3/4 miles east of E. Provo Canyon Road in Orem..


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Murdock Canal Trail in Northern Utah.

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