Sand Creek Waterfall - Torrey, utah

Sand Creek Waterfall
Torrey, Utah
Hiking

          Sand Creek Waterfall is a rarely visited oasis hidden deep in the redrock cliffs of Hell's Hole, which is located just outside of Capitol Reef National Park. This adventure is a great hike for all healthy adults and older children. The entire family will enjoy this wonderful stroll through the junipers and redrock that ends at a magical waterfall.

Circle of Friends:
          Sand Creek Waterfall is part of the "Circle of Friends" program. Members of the "Circle of Friends" have access to more specific information, explicit route information, GPS waypoints, trailhead location and detailed maps. If you would like more information on joining the "Circle of Friends" visit the sign up page.

"Circle of Friends"

Sand Creek Waterfall - Torrey, utah Sand Creek Waterfall - Torrey, utah

General Information:
           The Sand Creek Trail is not difficult and can be completed by any healthy adult or older child in average physical condition. No special gear is required other than footwear suitable for walking over rough ground. The hike involves walking approximately 1 1/2 miles each way with 560 feet of elevation gain. The route will require approximately two or three hours round trip to complete. The route is rated 1A I using the canyon rating system.

          This hike should be easily accessible year round. Navigation for this hike is moderate. The route is easy to follow, but a GPS or good map reading skills and a detailed route description will be required to locate the actual waterfall as it is hidden off the trail.

Sand Creek Waterfall - Torrey, utah Sand Creek Waterfall - Torrey, utah

Trailhead Information:
         
A high clearance 4x4 is required to access the Sand Creek Trailhead. A high clearance 2WD vehicle will get you to within about 1 mile of the trailhead. In other words, those with a 4x4 get to do a little less walking. A shuttle vehicle is not required for this route. The trailhead is located near Torrey, Utah.

Sand Creek Waterfall - Torrey, utah Sand Creek Waterfall - Torrey, utah

Video:
          Enjoy a short entertaining video of a hike to the Sand Creek Waterfall.

 

 


Copyright 2000-, Climb-Utah.com