Strongs Canyon offers diverse hiking experience

Mar 7 2013 - 6:42pm


This month's featured Take-A-Hike article focuses on Strongs Canyon located at the 36th Street trailhead just above Weber State University. The trail is within minutes of downtown Ogden and provides varying levels of exercise.

One of the unique features of the Wasatch Front is the variety in geologic phenomena that you encounter along the mountain front. At Strongs Canyon, hikers and bikers travel up the gravels of the ancient Lake Bonneville shoreline and travel back in time more than two and a half billion years as they enter the Farmington Canyon Complex. This is a collection of metamorphic rocks that are the basement rock for the Wasatch Front.

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