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Map of the Utah and Salt Lake Canal Trail

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Utah and Salt Lake Canal Trail

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Utah and Salt Lake Canal Trail

LENGTH:

27 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Magna, West Valley City, West Jordan, South Jordan, Riverton, Bluffdale

HIGHLIGHTS:

residential neighborhoods, parks, schools

NEARBY TRAILS:

Jordan River Parkway Trail
Utah Lake Distribution Canal Trail
Mountain View Corridor Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Salt Lake City

The Utah and Salt Lake Canal is a 27 mile long soft-surfaced trail that follows the canal that connects the two lakes as it crosses diagonally through the Salt Lake City metro area. The trail extends from Magna to Bluffdale. Along the way it goes through residential neighborhoods and passes by several parks and schools and goes near multiple commercial areas.

Conditions

The trail is open for bike riding, walking and running. The trail is mostly unpaved, but has a wide smooth graded surface. There are numerous street crossings along the trail.

Points of Interest

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

Elk Run Elementary School Calvin S. Smith Elementary School
Lamplight Village Park Ivory Highlands Park
Copper Hills Elementary School Westland Elementary
Hunter Junior High School West Jordan High School
Hunter High School Joel P. Jensen Middle School
Hunter Elementary School Mountain View Golf Course
West View Park Browns Meadow Park
Granite Peaks Hunter Campus Bingham High School
Hillside Elementary School South Jordan City Park
Woodledge Park Heritage Park
John F. Kennedy Jr. High School Bluffdale City Park
Academy Park Elementary School Perry Farms Baseball Park
Bennion Elementary School Utah Veterans Memorial Park
Bennion Junior High School Jordan Narrows Park

Nearby Trails

The Utah and Salt Lake Canal Trail connects to trails in the parks along the route. At the south end in Bluffdale, the trail meets up with three other regional recreational trails.

Jordan River Parkway Trail: The two trails join south of Parry Farms Baseball Park on W 15010 S in Bluffdale.

Lake Utah Distribution Canal Trail: This trail runs roughly parallel in the same area as the other two trails. The trails do not meet, but can easily be connected using the local streets or the trails at Jordon Narrows Park.

Mountain View Corridor Trail: This trail is in the area of Jordan Narrows Park and follows Porter Rockwell Boulevard.

Communities

The Utah and Salt Lake Canal Trail goes past the following communities: Magna, West Valley City, West Jordan, South Jordan, Riverton and Bluffdale

End Points

The northwest end of the Utah and Salt Lake Canal Trail is located at S 9200 W Street in Magna.

The southeast end of the trail is located in Jordon Narrows Park in Bluffdale to the east of Route 68.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Utah and Salt Lake Canal Trail in Utah

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