Rocky Mouth FallsSandy, Ut
Family Fun, Waterfalls, Picnics
Elevation Gain: 284 ft
Approximate Hiking Time: 20-40 min
Nearest Town: Salt Lake City, Ut
A great, family friendly hike that ends at the base of Rocky Mouth Falls. Climbing under the canopy of the trees provides shade for most of this hike.
End the hike at large area at the top near the base of the waterfall and sit and relax while enjoying the sounds of the water.
- Trail Condition 90% 90%
- Usage 100% 100%
- Trail Head Easy to Find 100% 100%
- Kid Friendly 100% 100%
1. Rocky Mouth Falls
A cascading waterfall runs off the side of the mountain. Located in the canyon under the cover of many trees, this hike offers a slight break from the heat.
Pack a lunch or at least bring some snacks, sit on the rocks and relax near the base of the waterfall.
3. Family Friendly
Hiking to Rocky Mouth Falls is easy for kids. As long as the water isn’t running fast, they’ll be able to get right up to the base of the falls.
The parking area for Rocky Mouth Falls Trailhead is located directly off of and on the east side of Wasatch Boulevard, near the intersection of Wasatch Boulevard and Eagle View Dr in Sandy, Ut. Look for the big rock boasting the trail name in front of the parking area.
Climb the stairs that run from the parking area to the adjoining neighborhood.
At the top of the stairs turn right. Follow Eagle View Drive through the neighborhood until it reaches the trailhead on the east side about 0.2 miles from the parking area.
The trail continues to climb up the canyon for another 0.2 miles through the trees to Rocky Mouth Falls.
On the way to the falls you’ll pass the trail junction and bridge which connects Rocky Mouth Falls trail to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.
Rocky Mouth Falls is easily reached at the top of the trail. Either sit and enjoy the sounds of flowing water or carefully step across the rocks to get closer to the falls. There is a great area at the top to enjoy a picnic or some snacks. Please pack out what you pack in.
Why is this hike easy?
It is short, not too steep, and partially shaded making it a great family hike in summer. The trail is a bit rocky in places, but overall an easy hike.
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