The Bowman Fork Trail, located in Mill Creek Canyon, is a 4 mile hike or backcountry ski trail. The trail follows the Bowman Fork stream for 3/4 mile then switch backs along the hillside. The trail junctions with the Alexander Basin Trail or continues past the Baker Spring area to meet the Desolation Trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Dogs are allowed in Mill Creek Canyon but must be kept on a leash at all trail heads and developed sites including the parking areas.
Directions from Salt Lake City: Access #1: Follow Mill Creek Canyon Road (3800 South Wasatch Blvd.) about 4.5 miles up the canyon at Terraces Picnic area. Follow the road up the hill and at the junction turn south (right). Trail begins above the turn around. Access #2: Via Alexander Basin Trail or via Desolation Trail coming from Mill D North Fork in Big Cottonwood Canyon or the Big Water Trail in upper Mill Creek Canyon.
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