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American Fork Canyon

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This is one of the most beautiful canyons in the state, unfortunately it is also becoming one of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BoBahoravitch
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American Fork, Utah
Nature everywhere!

I’ve never thought to find a place like this so close to us. The canyon has so many campgrounds and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
allenbycv
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Sandy, Utah
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American Fork Canyon Road, American Fork, UT 84003
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful canyons in the state, unfortunately it is also becoming one of the busiest. With the improvements at Tibble Fork, a lot more people are up the canyon every weekend.

Thank BoBahoravitch
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve never thought to find a place like this so close to us. The canyon has so many campgrounds and picnic areas that we can not even count them all. The nature itself surrounding us is outstanding. You can take not only your car but...More

Thank allenbycv
Reviewed 19 August 2018

American Fork Canyon is really beautiful. It has Timpanogus cave and a real pretty lake called Tibble. The lake area has a nice area for Little kids. The lake is stocked with trout.

Thank ReedD23
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is a very nice drive to immerse yourself in the Utah mountains. Lots of winding roads (my ears were popping).great hiking trails. A few bathrooms here and there. Different sites to see. Make sure you wear appropriatee shoes, no sandals.

Thank JennScents
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Drove through part of this canyon. You will need a park pass, yearly or senior citizen, or buy a 3 day pass for $6. We stop at some pull-outs and picnic areas. Very lovely. Wish we had more time. If you are very adventurous, stop...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Truly enjoyed our time here. Some of the roads I would suggest not attempting without 4-wheel drive but the views sure are worth it. Lots of lakes, trails and streams to explore. We had a nice picnic by a stream.

Thank RitaLyC
Reviewed 24 June 2018

American Fork canyon has one of my favorite hikes and has amazing reservoirs to play in. Tibble fork reservoir has freezing cold water, but the beach is a great place to rest and enjoy the views around you. After a long day hiking and moving,...More

Thank CJ G
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Why did the state cut down the parking st the picnic site on the left side of road after turning on tibble fork road? Not enough parking for 2 sites

Thank mw81718
Reviewed 13 April 2018

American Fork Canyon is a nice drive in the fall if you enjoy the color change of the leaves. Nice drive between Alpine and Provo Canyon, then you can decide if you want to go to Provo or Heber.

Thank Geo G
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The small stream running through the canyon seems so peaceful to me. Except for an occasional loud vehicle, the place is quiet.

Thank the_pakettle
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Response from Dennis0002 | Reviewed this property |
Last year I spent a weekend up the canyon in Granite Flat campgrounds. It is about a 10 minute drive to Timpanogos Cave. The campground was clean and most had a nice clear area to put up a tent. It has paved roads to get to... More
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