Deer Creek State Park

Deer Creek Trail

The Deer Creek Trail is a segment of the Provo-Jordan River Parkway Trail. This non-motorized trail is 8.03 miles long and is located on the western hillside above Deer Creek Reservoir. The trail is designed for biking, equestrian use and hiking. The trail provides access to the western shore of Deer Creek for walk-in anglers. No dogs are allowed on the trail. No trespassing within 1500 feet of the dam.

Deer Creek Dam Trailhead – located on U.S. 189 south of the Deer Creek Dam.
Soldier Hollow Trailhead – located at Soldier Hollow.

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  • The Deer Creek Trail is for non-motorized use only. The trail was designed for non-motorized use (biking, equestrian use and hiking). ATVs, dirt bikes, vehicles and any kind of motorized use are prohibited.
  • Dogs are not allowed on the Deer Creek Trail. Deer Creek is a major source of drinking water for Salt Lake City and other Wasatch Front communities. Water owners determined that in order to protect drinking water quality, dogs are prohibited on the trail, beaches, boats, below the high water mark, and in the water.