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Snowshoeing at Night - Deer Creek/Dry Creek, Tibble Fk 1/4/2022

Fun during the day and also in the evening!

Drive: I-15, Timpanogos Hwy, American Fork Cyn, left at Tibble Fork turnoff

Cost: Permits: $6 day use fee (FREE if you have a parks pass - put on dashboard; cash - there is a fee booth at the east bathrooms in the Tibble Fk parking lot; online - pay ahead of time "" and write the number from your email on a greed tag and place on your dashboard)


Snowshoe Dry Forks/Silver Lk Road Loop - 3 miles. Start up trail to Granite Flats

Campground, about 500 ft on rt is the trailhead for Dry Fk/Deer Creek Cyn Trail.

Take this up through the woods staying to the middle generally, then to the rt if the

trail forks. This trail should meet up with the Silver Lake road. You turn rt on the

road and head back down canyon. There is a trail 237, that goes above the road

on the left which is what we preferred on the way down.

For a longer version see here

Optional Sledding - sled down the main Silver Lake Road back to Tibble Fk parking lot (you can sled about half of it)

Gear: Snowshoes/poles (weather dependent), gaiters (optional - can rent), (NO COTTON)

thermal top and bottom, wool socks or just not cotton socks, snow pants, long sleeve

fleece, light waterproof jacket, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or

regular back pack (with space remaining to shove clothes in when you get too warm), 1

Liters water, 3-4 snacks, WATERPROOF boots or non-waterproof boots/shoes and also

rent "overshoes", sled.

Rentals -

Snowshoes: $10 (UVU- includes poles and overboots or $8 only

snowshoes); $10 (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $10 (Out N’ Back in


Overshoes: $4 (UVU Outdoor Adventure); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Poles: $4 (Out N Back); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Gaiters (cover ankles from getting snow): $3 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)


2 pm - Hike up to Granite Flats Campground (1 mile)

2:30 pm - Hike up Dry Creek/Deer Creek Trail to Silver Lake Rd (1/4 mile)

and sled back down Silver Lake Rd (optional)

4 pm -Back to parking lot

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