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Butterfield Canyon (Copper Mine Overlook)
Navigation of the trail isn't difficult. Just turn R uphill when you hit Butterfield Pass. You'll know it when you see it, it's the only fork in the road after you leave the pavement.
Alternate trailheads to shorten the ride:
1. Gravel road on the left 4.1 miles from the trailhead, GPS N 40° 29.161' W 112° 09.058'.
2. Butterfield Pass, about 7 miles from the trailhead.
At Butterfield Pass, ATV tracks traverse both sides of the mountain. One track (right) connects to a downhill singletrack. The left ATV track wanders off a couple of miles on the mountain. As an alternative to the steady grind up the gravel road, try the dirt road in the canyon bottom at mile 4.1. Eventually, you can find your way onto singletrack the climbs steeply up to the pass.
|Getting there: From I-15, take the Bangerter Highway and head west. After the highway curves north, turn left on 126th south (traffic light and big pedestrian overpass) at mile 6.0. 126th becomes 131st. At the fire station and church in Herriman, set your odometer. At mile 1.7 keep right as the road curves north at a fork. At mile 3.0, turn left at a sign saying "Wild Horse Center." (At this point, the road turns north - right.) Keep right at the road fork at mile 3.1, and find a place to park on the left side of the road just past the fork, GPS N 40° 30.803' W 112° 05.794'.|
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