Bear Canyon Suspension Bridge - Hike and Mountain Bike near Draper, Utah
2062 Pioneer Rd, Draper, UT 84020, USA,Draper,Utah
40.52172689430316, -111.83395385742188
1.6 miles E of Draper, Utah
Address: 2062 Pioneer Rd, Draper, UT 84020, USA
GPS: 40°31'18.2"N 111°50'2.2"W
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State: Utah

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The Bear Canyon Suspension Bridge is a 185ft bridge that connects the Bear Canyon to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. The bridge was built and completed in 2015 thanks to donations from residents and Ralph Wadsworth. It is about a 4.5 mile roundtrip trail, and is a moderate hike. The overall trail offers views of the Salt Lake Valley and is a very popular hike for families. Many people go on the trail for hiking or trail running. Besides the trial to the suspension bridge, there are many other trails that can be explored, taking hikers further up the mountain or to various other views of the valley. 

The trail can be hiked in the winter, though it may have a lot of snow on the trail. Best times to hike are usually spring through fall. 

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From Draper, Utah

  1. Head north on 970 E/S Fort St toward E 12400 S/Pioneer Rd (121 ft)
  2. Turn right onto E 12400 S/Pioneer Rd
    Continue to follow Pioneer Rd
    (0.6 mi)
  3. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit and stay on Pioneer Rd (1.0 mi)
  4. Turn right onto 2000 E (0.2 mi)
  5. Continue onto Highland Dr (384 ft)
  6. Turn left (128 ft)
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ochampenois

2/21/18 3:06 pm 8/9/17
Very pretty in the fall.
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ochampenois

1/16/18 3:52 pm 9/23/17
This was a very easy hike. It is pretty in the fall.
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