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Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop

Salt Lake City·Updated
Distance
2.8 mi
Elevation Gain
690 ft
Route
Loop
Leash laws
On-leash

Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop is a delightfully quick loop that starts from the Terrace Hills Trailhead. The route has excellent views of Salt Lake Valley, the Foothills, Wasatch Mountains, and City Creek Canyon. There are many different intersecting trails along this route, so taking a map or GPS is helpful to make sure you stay on track.

Getting there

From downtown Salt Lake City, head north on 200 W. Turn right onto W North Temple St and then left (north) onto B St E. Turn right onto 11th Avenue until it intersects with Terrace Hills Dr. Turn left onto Terrace Hills Dr. and head north until the road ends in a cul-de-sac. There is no designated parking lot, but you can park along the street before you reach the no parking signs.

Conditions

Now

40°
High: 40° Low: 33°

Thu

40°/31°

Fri

42°/29°

Sat

46°/32°

Sun

50°/35°

US Air Quality Index (AQI)

23 AQI

Route

What you'll see

Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop trailhead.
The trailhead.
Dog bath at the start of the Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop Trail.
Although it wasn't functioning in the winter, this dog bath at the start of the trail could be a fun way for your dog to cool off in the summer.
Valley View Trail with foothills in background.
Valley View Trail
View of Salt Lake Valley from Valley View Trail.
Valley View Trail
Terrace Hills East Trail connecting to Valley View Trail.
The Terrace Hills East Trail connects with the Valley View Trail. This is the same trail that leads to Avenues Twin Peaks.
Terrace Hills East Trail view of the foothills and Wasatch Mountains.
The Terrace Hills East Trail has fantastic views of the foothills and Wasatch Mountains.
Start of Bobsled trail with moody weather.
The top of a connector trail to the Bobsled Trail, a popular downhill trail for mountain bikers.
Top of Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop.
When you reach the top of the ridge, go through the wooden gates and take the trail on the left.
Heading west on the Terrace Hills West to Valley View ridge.
View into City Creek Canyon from the Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop.
You can see into City Creek Canyon from the top of the ridge.
Looking back on Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop Trail.
View of City Creek Canyon from Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop Trail.
More views into City Creek Canyon
Circle of rocks on hill from the Terrace Hills West to Valley View Loop Trail.
Random rock circle next to the trail.