Rocky Mouth Waterfall - Canyoneer, Hike, and Rock Climb near Sandy, Utah
Rocky Mouth Waterfall, Rocky Mouth Trail, Utah 84004, USA,Sandy,Utah
40.5430688, -111.803602
2.4 miles SE of Sandy, Utah
Address: Rocky Mouth Waterfall, Rocky Mouth Trail, Utah 84004, USA
GPS: 40°32'35.0"N 111°48'13.0"W
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State: Utah
Trail Length: 0.90 miles
Trail Type: Out & Back
Hike Difficulty: Beginner
Elevation Gain: 311 feet

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Canyoneer, Hike, and Rock Climb

This adventure begins with a very scenic hike to a beautiful waterfall and ends with a magnificent rappel through a short slot canyon and down the waterfall. The hike to the waterfall is a great trip for all family members. Bring the family for a picnic at the bottom of the waterfall and they can marvel at your skills as you descend from above.

The hike to the waterfall is about as quick and easy as it comes and ends at the beautiful Rocky Canyon Waterfall. The trailhead starts in suburbia and goes at an easy ascent up a small path through the neighborhood and up into the canyon. Once in the canyon, you'll enter a whole new ecosystem with lush plantlife and fun rock formations.

Rock climbers can continue up the slot canyon beyond the waterfall for a popular rappel.

The first rappel is 60' from a tree located at the lip of the waterfall. Rappel down two short drops to the large platform located at the top of the last section of waterfall. The second rappel is 70' down the center of the waterfall. The anchor is a sling located under the giant chokestone located in the center of the stream flow.Courtesy of climb-utah.com

Distance to falls: 0.2 miles

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  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
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Directions

From Sandy, Utah

  1. Head west on E Sego Lily Dr toward S 1800 E/Edgecliff Dr (0.8 mi)
  2. Turn left onto S 1300 E
    Pass by Pizza Hut (on the right in 0.4 mi)
    (0.5 mi)
  3. Turn left onto E 10600 S/Dimple Dell Rd
    Continue to follow Dimple Dell Rd
    (1.0 mi)
  4. Turn left onto 2000 E/S Highland Dr (489 ft)
  5. 2000 E/S Highland Dr turns slightly right and becomes Dimple Dell Rd (1.3 mi)
  6. Turn right onto S 2880 E/E Lostwood Dr
    Continue to follow E Lostwood Dr
    (0.6 mi)
  7. Turn right onto S 3175 E/Wasatch Blvd
    Continue to follow Wasatch Blvd
    (0.2 mi)
  8. Turn left onto Eagle View Dr (0.2 mi)
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The Rocky Mouth Canyon Trailhead is located in Sandy, Utah. There is a small signed parking area on the east side of the road at 11300 South Wasatch Boulevard.

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Lytosraj Khaling

1/8/19 1:03 am
is Good Place to Visit short hike & we need restroom
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