Fremont Indian State Park is located along I-70 in central Utah. Admission to the park is $6 per vehicle. Camping is available at... more » Castle Rock Campground.
Before you take this hike, be sure to stop at the visitor center/museum to learn a little bit of the history of the Fremont Indians. The information for this guide was taken from a trail guide packet that is available at the visitor center. It may be borrowed for free or purchased for $2. Alternatively, the packet may be downloaded for free from http://dyeclan.com/outdooractivities/funplaces/fremontindianstatepark/.
Now you will have a chance to explore the cliffs and grasslands in a part of the park and Fishlake National Forest that we have done a pretty good job of keeping a secret. Try to find the trail's hidden secrets.
There are four ways to gain access to the Hidden Secrets Trail.
* From the end of the Canyon Overlook Trail (#7)
* From the Court of Ceremonies Trail (#6) at the fork in the bottom of the canyon just past marker 4.
* From the Court of Ceremonies Trail (#6) at the fork near the top of the ridge near marker 5.
* From the reconstructed pithouse at the northeast corner of the visitor center parking lot. Follow the trail going north into Coyote Canyon. In about 0.4 miles, this trail will connect with the Hidden Secret Trail. While in Coyote Canyon, look for the rock that is shaped like an elephant. A fence crosses the canyon. Follow it a short distance to the right to see a petroglyph panel.
Now that you have found the Hidden Secrets Trail, we hope that you enjoy it. The trail is comprised of three loops that are connected together. Continue to go around them until you have seen all of it or want to return to the visitor center. To return, follow any trail that goes south, downhill or toward Clear Creek and it will bring you back. less «