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Map of the Porter Rockwell Trail / Sandy Rail Trail

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Porter Rockwell Trail / Sandy Rail Trail

Sandy Rail Trail Utah map area

Porter Rockwell Trail / Sandy Rail Trail

LENGTH:

10 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Sandy, Draper

HIGHLIGHTS:

Sandy Civic Center, UTA Stations, local parks

NEARBY TRAILS:

Willow Creek Trail
North Draper Canal Trail
Draper Canal Trail
Point of the Mountain Trail

LINKS:

Salt Lake City
Provo

The Porter Rockwell Trail, also called the Sandy Rail Trail, is a 10 mile long paved trail that is located on the east side of the Salt Lake City metro area. Much of the trail's route parallels the UTA tracks in a north/south direction. Most of the street crossings for the trail are at street level.

Conditions

The Porter Rockwell Trail is ope for non-motorized use such as bike riding and walking. There are numerous street crossings and much of the route parallels the light rail tracks.

There is a gap in the trail at the Draper City Town Center Station fo the UTA Rail. The Porter Rockwell Trail stops at 12300 S and picks up again at Draper City Park.

Communities

The Porter Rockwell Trail goes through the communities of Sandy and Draper on the east side of the Salt Lake City metro area.

Points of Interest

The Draper Rockwell Trail / Sandy Rail Trail goes past the following schools, parks and other points of interest:

Sam Cowdell Park Crescent View Station UTA
Historic Sandy Station UTA Kimball's Line Station UTA
Sandy Expo Station UTA Juan Diego Catholic High School
Mt Jordan Middle School Draper Wetland Park
Rio Tinto Stadium Draper Town Center Station UTA
South Towne Exposition Center Draper City Park
Jordan High School Eastridge Park
Dimple Dell Nature Park Deer Hollow Park
Sandy Civic Center Station UTA Corner Canyon Park
Lone Peak Park Draper Cycle Park
Crescent Community Park Wheadon Farm Park
Midvale Middle School South Mountain Park
Crescent Elementary School Coyote Hollow Hiking Trails
Nearby Trails

The Porter Rockwell Trail connects to trails in the local parks along the route. There are four recreational trails along the way, the trails of Dimple Dell Nature Park, the Willow Creek Trail, the Draper Canal Trail and the Point of the Mountain Trail.

Dimple Dell Nature Park: A few blocks south of where the Porter Rockwell Trail crosses Sego Lily Drive it travels past the Dimple Dell Nature Park. This is a natural area with unpaved trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding that leads up to the foothills to the east. The trails in the natural area also lead to Lone Peak Park on S 700 E.

Willow Creek Trail: This 0.8-mile long paved trail heads to the south at Draper City Park. It extends to S. Fort Street near Corner Canyon High School.

Draper Canal Trail: This is a 2.8-mile long paved path that follows the canal and is located just west of the Porter Rockwell Trail. There are two intersections with the Porter Rockwell Trail. The north intersection is located near E 13010 S and Shadowlands Lane. The south intersection is located at Bargerter Parkway, just south of the intersection with E. Southfork Drive.

Point of the Mountain Trail: This is a 1.25-mile long paved pathway that starts at the south end of the Porter Rockwell Trail.

End Points

The north end of the Porter Rockwell Trail is located at E 8530 S a few blocks east of S. State Street.

The south end of the trail is just east of Interstate 15 at Highland Drive. The Point of the Mountain Trail continues south for 1.25 miles from this point.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Porter Rockwell Trail / Sandy Rail Trail in the Salt Lake City area of Utah.

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